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aristocracy

aristocracy  

A vague term, derived from the Greek aristokratia, meaning the rule of the best. It is broader than peerage or even nobility. In common parlance it was usually taken to mean the upper classes or ...
civil service

civil service  

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Government posts were filled by patronage until well into the reign of Victoria. The Northcote–Trevelyan Report (1854) recommended changes, including entry to a civil service by competitive ...
democracy

democracy  

[Ge]A political system that allows the citizens to participate in political decision‐making, or to elect representatives to government bodies.
diplomacy

diplomacy  

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N.the profession, activity, or skill of managing international relations, typically by a country's representatives abroad: an extensive round of diplomacy in the Middle East.
industrial Revolution

industrial Revolution  

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The rapid development of industry that occurred in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries, brought about by the introduction of machinery.
John Lydos

John Lydos  

Scholar, bureaucrat, and writer; born Philadelphia (Lydia) 490, died ca.565?.Well versed in Latin in addition to his native Greek, John came to Constantinople in 511 in search of a ...
Leon Trotsky

Leon Trotsky  

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1879–1940)Russian revolutionary leader who, from the October Revolution to the death of Lenin, was the second most powerful man in the Soviet Union. He lost ground to Stalin after Lenin's death and ...
Local government

Local government  

Has not been a necessity in Australia. It might be thought that in pioneering times local communities would have to provide for themselves, but this was not so. The colonial ...
Political Structure

Political Structure  

Byz. never possessed a written constitution and the forces that did produce political decisions in Byz. present a difficult, shifting picture. Individual elements within the broader political ...
profession

profession  

Many of the professions that were well established by the 19th century were created during the 16th and 17th centuries, particularly in the post‐Restoration period. See Geoffrey Holmes, Augustan ...

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