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We may surmise that it contained an important local dynast who, in accordance with the Maya world-view and beliefs, was believed to have entered the path of the Maize God--a journey of transformation that promised rebirth both in the twin metaphors of a recurring harvest of com and in the daily rising of the sun at dawn.
Summary: The coming of age of Rahul Gandhi, the dynast who astutely used principles of management to recast the massive organisation of the Congress party, the near-annihilation of the Left Front for being yesterday's party, a disdain for the politics of the caste parties and a rejection of the divisive ideas of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party -- all these reasons added up to make the Congress whole more than a sum of its parts.
15) Herrlee Glessner Creel, Legal Institutions and Procedures During the Chou Dynast, in ESSAYS ON CHINA'S LEGAL TRADITION 41 (Jerome Alan Cohen et al.
But," he predicted, "The most popular will probably be Dirty Sexy Money--it is a fresh and sexy drama, reminiscent of Dallas and Dynast, that uses razor-sharp satire to illustrate how scads of money can create a great family .
264), not to reunite the family but to pass the tainted legacy of their mutual ancestor, the dynast Old Carothers, off on them.
It is easy enough to mark out the differences between a self-made man and a dynast, a demagogue and a fumbling public speaker, a man who leads from the front and one who is not willing to assume any direct responsibility, but the similarities go even deeper.
If Sonia Gandhi is the ultimate dynast, unashamedly promoting her own son as the inheritor of India's grand old party, then Mayawati must be the perfect plebeian.
The poem names also the king's consors Elizabeth of York (1465-1503); the filii born to them as yet, in whom Lancaster and York united to make Tudor; and the powerful matriarch, the king's mother Margaret Beaufort (1443-1509), whose role as dynast was much greater than that of Henry's long-deceased father: through her the Lancastrian titulus came to Henry.
A proud dynast and descendant of th e Prophet Muhammad, he managed to appear politically modem to Western diplomats and journalists, and this image was in no way tarnished by the fact that Jordan, by almost any socioeconomic measure, is less developed than the realms of the "kings and princes" (al-umara' wa al-muluk) of the Gulf.
The joint venture plans to relocate extruders and other equipment from Complast's plant in Minneapolis to, and carry on business from, Royal Group's facility in Winnipeg, Canada, operated by Royal Group's subsidiary, Dynast Plastics Limited.
What more needs to be said of the fragility of the INC that just two words ' complete nonsense,' uttered as a personal opinion by a diffident dynast, have sent this grand old party and the government tottering.
Howard-Sneyd says that Qing is the most accessible because it is the last dynast, and some of its architecture (for instance) still exists.
For example, to be able to say that the loosely connected centres of Preclassic times, all part of a southeastern cultural sphere, were replaced in the Early Classic by a centralised hierarchy that reflected Perch-based political and cultural priorities, and that it was the founding dynast K inich Yax K uk Mo', who spent his boyhood in the central Peten, who triggered these massive changes and was subsequently able to control a significant amount of labour, would not be possible without combining data from archaeology, epigraphy, iconography, landscape studies, energetics, and analyses of artefacts and skeletal material that include a range of sophisticated approaches such as the development of bioarchaeological techniques to document a person's life history.
The joint venture plans to relocate extruders and other equipment from Complast's plant in Minneapolis to, and carry on business from Royal Group's facility in Winnipeg, Canada, operated by Royal Group's subsidiary, Dynast Plastics Limited.