Hegemony sentence example

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  • The principal enjoyed his hegemony over the staff of the school.

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  • The two countries went to war fighting for hegemony over the entire region.

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  • This secured for Sparta the undisputed hegemony of the Peloponnese.

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  • The hegemony of the Aztecs, who dominated the other tribes from the central valley of Mexico, was oppressive.

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  • How far Crete itself continued to preserve the hegemony which may reasonably be ascribed to it at an earlier age must remain doubtful.

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  • The very fact that the hegemony had become an empire was enough to make the new system highly offensive to the allies.

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  • By this act Rome succeeded to the hegemony of the Latin league.

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  • Their hegemony was established by straight force without cultural subversion a force which seemed invincible.

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  • Scarcely less valuable to Austria was the tsar's intervention in the quarrel between Austria and Prussia arising out of the Hesse incident and the general question of the hegemony of Germany.

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  • Florenc reassumed her Tuscan hegemony.

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  • From that moment Japanese policy was directed towards establishing her own hegemony and meeting the advance of Russia with a fait accompli.

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  • The year 1700 is memorable in Russian history as the startingpoint of Peter's long and desperate struggle for the hegemony of the north.

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  • They did this by marginalizing the interests of the indigenous poor and dismantling the faltering hegemony of an Anglo-Irish ascendancy.

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  • First he quite clearly rejected the hegemony of epistemology.

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  • Indirect Rule was a cost-effective means of imposing British hegemony over the Bamenda region.

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  • There was a cultural and ideological hegemony in Bolivia, of liberalization and modernization.

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  • For western hegemony of the globe had been on for the best part of the last three centuries.

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  • The cultural impact of American hegemony is not addressed.

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  • And, since America no longer has global economic hegemony, who can afford to sabotage success?

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  • Lenin did after all stress the necessity for working class hegemony in the struggle for a republic in Russia.

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  • That is why it has sustained itself through three election victories and why the Conservative hegemony of a generation has so dramatically imploded.

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  • The problem in the British polity is that the two-party hegemony can't adapt easily.

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  • In these domestic contests the three cities that generally took the lead, and claimed to exercise a kind of hegemony or supremacy over the whole island, were Cnossus, Gortyna and Cydonia.

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  • Both Servia and Bulgaria were by this time split up into half a dozen principalities which, as much for religious as for political reasons, preferred paying tribute to the Turks to acknowledging the hegemony of Hungary.

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  • Another fortunate accident which favoured the hegemony of Transylvania was the temporary collapse of Hungary's most formidable adversary, the Turk.

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  • These two books form the only Apology in Jewish literature for the religious and civil hegemony of the Maccabees from the Pharisaic standpoint.

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  • In the 8th century B.C. Sais held the hegemony of the Western Delta, while Bubastite families ruled in the east and the kings of Ethiopia in Upper Egypt.

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  • Other barbarians became Christian, some in their own homes beyond the confines of the Empire, some within the Empire itself, so that when the hegemony of the West passed from the Romans to the barbarians the Church lived on.

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  • The two students battled for hegemony over the student council.

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  • The hegemony of Denmark was indisputable, and Gustavus regarded that power with an ever-increasing suspicion which augured ill for peace in the future.

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  • Or any of the other busybodies which threaten the hegemony of a superpower.

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  • Firstly, a selfish hegemony will also be a challenged hegemony.

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  • You're not going to have the capacity to establish hegemony without the city.

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  • Feeder systems in politics maintain the hegemony of the upper middle class elite over all major parties without exception.

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  • The Labor Party was based on the growth of trade unionism, which was largely cut off from revolutionary influences and under bourgeois hegemony.

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  • The aim of the war, " limited " in so far that the Japanese never deluded themselves with dreams of attacking Russia at home, was to win such victories as would establish the integrity of Japan herself and place her hegemony in the Far East beyond challenge.

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  • The struggle of Ibn Ash`ath was primarily a contest for hegemony between Irak and Syria.

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  • The Mangbettu, who formerly established a hegemony over the indigenous population, Mundu, Abisanga, Mambare, &c., have practically disappeared as a tribe, though their language and customs still survive.

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  • Moreover, the English states, which had seldom turned their swords against each other in the 5th or the 6th centuries, were engaged during the 7thand the 8th in those endless struggles for supremacy which seem so purposeless, because the hegemony which a king of energy and genius won for his kingdom always disappeared with his death.

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  • The colonies battled for independent hegemony, separate from the country they left.

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  • At this time the city was probably under the hegemony of Alba Longa, then the head of the Latin League.

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  • The hegemony of the Sabaeans now yields to that of a new people, the Homerites or Himyar, and the king henceforth bears the title " king of the Himyarites and Sabaeans."

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  • In Hadramut they disputed the hegemony with one another, the government there being at one time under a Minaean, at another under a Sabaean prince, while the language shows now the one and now the other influence.

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  • She too had her projects of expansion and hegemony, and by the Chino-Japanese War she had gained a start over her rival.

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  • Now the integrity of Japan was worth little if the Russians could hope ultimately to invade her in superior force, and as Port Arthur was the station of the fleet that might convoy an invasion, as well as the symbol of the longed-for hegemony, the fortress was necessarily the army's first objective, a convincing Sedan was the next.

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  • The leading nations assumed the hegemony of the west, and in more recent times this combination has become known as the " concert of Europe."

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  • In surrendering the pick of her Baltic provinces, Sweden had surrendered along with them the hegemony of the north, and all her pretensions to be considered a great power.

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  • Howard's children respected his hegemony over the family.

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  • The history of this period is mainly a history of Tyre, which not only rose to a sort of hegemony among the Phoenician states, but founded colonies beyond the seas (below).

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  • The festival was to acquire a new importance under the protection of the Spartans, who, having failed in their plans of actual conquest in the Peloponnese, sought to gain at least the hegemony (acknowledged predominance) of the peninsula.

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  • The practical result was the establishment of the hegemony of Holland in the Union, and the handing over of the control of its policy to the patrician oligarchies who formed the town councils of that province.

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  • Bismarck had consented to the convention of Gastein in order to gain time to prepare the ground for the supreme struggle with Austria for the hegemony of Germany.

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  • It failed; and the peace of Hubertsburg, signed on the 15th of February 1763, left Germany divided between Austria and Prussia, whose rivalry for the hegemony was to last until the victory of Koniggratz (1866) definitely decided the issue in favour of the Hohenzollern monarchy.

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  • The Austrian archduke John had been appointed regent, pending the election of an emperor; and the political leaders could neither break loose from the tradition of Austrian hegemony, nor reconcile themselves with the idea of a mutilated Germany, till it was too late, and Austria was once more in a position to re-establish the system devised by her diplomacy at the congress of Vienna.

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  • The scheme alarmed the Coalition, which saw that universal suffrage might destroy not only the hegemony of the Magyar nobility and gentry in whose hands political power was concentrated, but might, by admitting the non-Magyars to political equality with the Magyars, undermine the supremacy of the Magyar race itself.

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  • It is not too much to say that the increased revenue derived from the appropriation of Church property, intelligently applied, gave Denmark the hegemony of the North during the latter part of Christian III.'s reign, the whole reign of Frederick II.

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  • To the other powers it seemed, at best " verbiage " and " exalted nonsense," at worst an effort of the tsar to establish the hegemony of Russia on the goodwill of the smaller signatory powers.

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  • So far as we can judge from the inscriptions, Nippur did not enjoy at this time, or at any later period for that matter, political hegemony, but was distinctively a sacred city, important from the possession of the famous shrine of En-lil.

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  • With the dynasty of the Omayyads the hegemony passes finally from Syria to Irak.

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  • The conditions under which Prussia might justly aspire to the hegemony in Germany at last appeared to have been accomplished, no obstacles, as in 1849, were in the way of the acceptance of the crown by the leading sovereign of the confederation, and on 18th January 1871 King William of Prussia was proclaimed with all pomp German Emperor in the Salle des Glaces at Versailles.

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  • Henceforth the hegemony of Europe attached to no crown, imperial or papal, but to the nation which was capable of winning it, in the spiritual region by mental ascendancy, and in the temporal by force.

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  • The Athenian " hegemony " in its earlier and later phases had an important financial side.

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  • At first, with most of the Suevic tribes, they were subject to the hegemony of Maroboduus, king of the Marcomanni, but they revolted from him in his war with Arminius, chief of the Cherusci, in the year 17.

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  • In reality Prince Lobanov was merely trying to establish a strong Russian hegemony among these nationalities, and he had not the slightest intention of provoking a new crisis in the Eastern Question so long as the general European situation did not afford Russia a convenient opportunity for solving it in her own interest without serious intervention from other powers.

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  • This meant the undisputed hegemony of Holland in the federation, in other words of the burgher oligarchies who controlled the town corporations of the province, and especially of Amsterdam.

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  • In the ceaseless strife between the old English kingdoms, therefore, it was the personality of the king which was the main factor in determining the hegemony of one state over another.

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  • Again the Thebans refused to renounce their Boeotian hegemony, and the Spartan attempt at coercion ended in the defeat of the Spartan army at the battle of Leuctra and the death of its leader, King Cleombrotus.

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  • A century later their pciitical hegemony, extending from the Black Sea to the Strait of Gibraltar, began to disintegrate, and the Gauls then embarked on more distant migrations, from the Columns of Hercules to the plateaux of Asia Minor, taking Rome on their way.

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  • In championing the cause of imperial fiscal union, by means involving the abandonment of a system of taxation which had become part of British orthodoxy, he followed the guidance of a profound conviction that the stability of the empire and the very existence of the hegemony of the United Kingdom depended upon the conversion of public opinion to a revision of the current economic doctrine.

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  • Lutherans and Calvinists were to be delivered from a "soul-crushing tyranny"; but they were to be delivered by a foreign if friendly power; and that power claimed as her reward the hegemony of Protestant Europe and all the political privileges belonging to that exalted position.

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  • At the same time the relative proximity of three natural harbours, Peiraeus, Zea and Munychia, favoured the development of maritime commerce and of the sea power which formed the basis of Athenian hegemony.

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  • The dominant Magyar parties were committed to the principle of franchise reform; but they were determined that this reform should be of such a nature as not to imperil their own hegemony.

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  • The Poles, past-masters in the art of political intrigue, never lost an opportunity of imposing their hegemony.

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  • In 394 B.C. Conon fought off the port the battle which destroyed Spartan hegemony.

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  • Thus the Spartan hegemony in the Peloponnese was not really a federation except in the broadest sense.

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  • We may, however, observe that our book points to the period already past - of stress and persecution that preceded the recovery of national independence under the Maccabees, and presupposes as its historical background the most flourishing period of the Maccabean hegemony.

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  • There remained Prussia, which, now that the Danish apaign of 1864 was otTer, was completing, her preparais for the final struggle with Austria for the hegemony Germany; and Napoleon, who saw in the furthering of marcks plans the surest means of securing his own influence divided Europe, willingly lent his aid in negotiating a PrussoIn the summer of 1865 Bismarckmade formal posals to La Marmora; but the pourparlers were interrupted by conclusion of the convention of Gastein (August 14), to which stria agreed partly under pressure of the Prusso-Italian enlenle.

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  • The various treaties of Prague, Berlin and Vienna which followed the armistice secured the annexation by Prussia of Hanover, the Elbe duchies, the electorate of Hesse, Nassau and Frankfurt, the dissolution of the existing confederation and the creation of a new North German Confederation under the hegemony of Prussia, and the payment of war indemnities to Prussia (the Austrian share being 6,000,000).

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  • To counterbalance the new power Athens very rashly plunged into Peloponnesian politics with the ulterior object of inducing the states which had formerly recognized the hegemony of Sparta to transfer their allegiance to the Delian League.

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  • But while of the first importance in matters of religion, there is no evidence in Babylonian literature of any special political importance attaching to Eridu, and certainly at no time within our knowledge did it exercise hegemony in Babylonia.

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  • The creation of working class intellectuals helping to create counter hegemony to undermine existing social relations should be an SSP goal.

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  • These implacable overlords assimilate everything their path into their hiveminded hegemony, and all the deadliest battles Picard will experience will be against the Borg.

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  • Only great conceit could inspire a dream of armed world hegemony.

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