How did the interests of black business elites and white workers converge and diverge?
Moreover, Hoffman asserts that he is defying urban historians who have overemphasized elite dominion in city-building agendas, but he offers few details about the scholars he is engaging.
This book invites further more specific research on states and elites
in the Arab world.
Yet, the fundamental notion, that the wide democratic base of government and the select wisdom and virtue of an elite ought to be combined, became expressed in the principle of representation--the selection of the few by the many and the guidance of the governed by an elite.
As is well known, we look for someone in the elite group known as the medical profession, and, in certain cases, we may even seek out the top of the profession, the creme la creme of the medical establishment.
It is power and how it is exercised that really interests Trexler -- despite his emphasis on marginals -- as his book poses the question: how far does power lie with the innovative politicians and manipulators of ritual, like the self-created martyrs Lorenzo de' Medici and Savonarola, and how far with the traditionalist honor elite
and its mediators?
As determined as they were to shake the stigma of being born and raised "abroad," provincialism was a status that Maryland elites
share with most British subjects in Europe and America.
If they underestimated the vulnerability of the administrative elite
to powerful social forces and missed in the predictions of the trajectory of the political system, modernization theorists were absolutely correct to be impressed by the dynamic group of new elites
from the provinces that arose in the early part of the century to take over the nationalist movement from the stagnant, traditional urban elite
It is too bad that the author, after spending most of the first portion on the Cuzco elites
, drops them from her analysis in the last part.
In October 2002 University of Miami School of Business Administration/Zogby International polling, Latin elites
overwhelmingly chose Mexico's President Vincente Fox as the leader with the most positive effect on democracy (77%) and as the best model for leadership on the continent (31%).
In his seminal study, Aristocrats of Color: The Black Elite
, 1880-1920, Willard Gatewood concluded that from the end of Reconstruction to World War I, Washington was the capital of the nation's black aristocracy.
He offers convincing evidence with regard to the political and economic elite
of Madrid, who largely dominated early liberal politics, to demonstrate that no real "bourgeoisie" existed at that time in Madrid, and thus argues tellingly that there was no "bourgeois revolution" that could have "failed" or been even partially frustrated.
The author sets his study of the elites
firmly in their economic base, which for many of them was the cultivation and exportation of cacao.
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