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an autocracy governed by a monarch who usually inherits the authority

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Furthermore, despite the book's title, he does not adequately explore how the dixieme affected the relationship between the absolute monarchy and France's privileged elites.
JEDDAH/DUBAI: The right to vote in elections in a country that remains an absolute monarchy, where they still may not work nor travel without assent from a male relative, nor drive a car, may seem a small step for the women of Saudi Arabia.
The country earlier this year elected a National Assembly, completing its peaceful transition from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional monarchy.
The army said police had called in the military to help quell protests but insisted there would be no fresh military takeover in Thailand, which has had 18 coups since the end of the absolute monarchy in 1932.
Thai police called in army reinforcements early yesterday to rein in the protests, setting nerves on edge in a country that has seen 18 military coups since the end of absolute monarchy in 1932.
Farhan had used his blog to criticize corruption and call for political reform in Saudi Arabia, an absolute monarchy.
4 Where did a century of absolute monarchy come to an end with the country's first general election?
In his De Rege et Regis institutione libre III et Phillippum III Hispania Regem Catholicum (1599), Mariana at the same time advocated absolute monarchy and the overthrowing of tyrants.
Swaziland is the second-smallest country on the continent of Africa and Africa's only remaining absolute monarchy.
Millions of people came to the streets throughout the country and supported successfully and univocally the call for protests against the absolute King made by the coalition of alliance of seven political parties and the Maoists and international community as a whole ultimately to terminate the absolute monarchy for a fundamental transformation and peace and prosperity of political economy in Nepal.
Even with Saudi Arabia being an absolute monarchy, policies are most often the result of intensive deliberation and consensus- building within the Saudi royal family and, at times, even beyond.
The world's top oil exporter, an absolute monarchy, is highly sensitive to public criticism and has imprisoned activists for publishing attacks on the ruling Al Saud dynasty and senior clerics.
Saudi Arabia is an absolute monarchy that does not allow any election.
ally, is an absolute monarchy with no political parties or elected parliament.
Lauded as the father of Thai democracy, the former law professor joined a group of disenchanted bureaucrats and army colonels to depose Thailand's absolute monarchy on June 24, 1932, and helped draft the legal framework for a constitutional monarchy that opened the door for democracy in Thailand.