The traditional emperorship
was a closed system, and was "ruled as in a family" (jia tianxia).
Plots to destroy monogamy, the Emperorship
of America, these are elements featured in Pagan Kennedy's "The Dangerous Joy of Dr.
A civil libertarian asks whether the presidency is becoming an emperorship
As President Bush spirals into the Nixonian abyss of self-proclaimed emperorship
- admitting to illegal wiretaps on American citizens and declaring himself above the law - the real issue concerns the checks and balances of presidential power.
The villain is 10th in line to the throne expert swordsman Lord Hiss Boo Rathbone (Aiden Gillen), whose accomplice Wu Chan (Donnie Yen) has designs on the Emperorship
At the same time, however, the emperorship
can also be viewed as an ostensibly timeless institution, with each individual emperor simply replacing the emperor who had preceded him.