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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 ...
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 ...
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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