overlordship


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Like most Africans of their generation, however, their lives were disrupted by the brute fact of colonial overrule, and each followed a markedly different path in coming to terms with the changes--adventitious as well as purposeful--that were wrought by foreign overlordship. As will be seen, the two brothers were singular individuals who crafted very different lives under the impress of British imperial rule upon their Asante inheritance.
In Africa, attitudes lead to exploitation and overlordship on the continent itself.
In our opinion, its use is an indication of the continuous overlordship of Byzantium over the Antes who defended the Scythian limes, and the maintenance of the federates' relationship that emerged with the treaty of 545/46.
It led to Gamal Abdel Nasser's repudiation of British overlordship and overthrow of the monarchy in Egypt in 1952, Ayatollah Khomeini's rejection of American tutelage and replacement of the Shah with the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979, and the misnamed "Arab Spring" in 2011.
A true and living unity, according to the nationalist thinkers, is not so easy as to be achieved by a merely symbolical overlordship. It is truly manifested in a multiplicity of free independent units whose racial rivalries are adjusted and harmonized by the unifying bond of a common spiritual aspiration.
All of them at one point or another have resented Saudi overlordship. This includes the UAE, and more precisely Abu Dhabi, since other sheikhdoms have neither the money nor the clout to challenge Abu Dhabi.
While the major cities along the coast were firmly under Umayyad control, the rural areas were dominated by the region's native people, the Amazigh, who did not always accept Umayyad overlordship. The relative autonomy of North Africa only increased after the Abbasid Revolution in 750, which saw a new family accede to the caliphate and a new capital for the Muslim world built at Baghdad.
Unlike 'Abd al-Raziq, who also dwelt on the despotism of the Caliphate but did not propose any alternative form of political order or religious unity, (23) Iqbal believed that muslim unity would eventually be restored by the realization that "Islam is neither Nationalism not Imperialism, but a league of Nations," composed of a "living family of republics." Establishing muslim unity from the ground up, this league would no longer require any "merely symbolical overlordship" such as a Caliphate, whose location would inevitably favor a particular city or region and therefore serve only to divide its members.
(2012) The market mechanism in reality and myth: Corporate business overlordship of small business, .Journal of Political Economy, 68, pp.
Although most of the migrants moved back to the Apo Kayan, Uma' Aging led his followers down to the mid Sibau, where he acknowledged the overlordship of the Taman in order to be allowed to settle.
Macbeth, who had earlier submitted to Canute along with his grandfather, exercise of the ancient claim of the Kings of Wessex to overlordship of Alba, may have been cousin to the wellnamed Thorfinn the Mighty, Jarl of Orkney and Caithness.
Unwilling to accept French overlordship, the Syrian Congress proclaimed him king in March 1920.
Prisons of the era, maintained as memorials, serve as a stark, sobering reminder --be it the infamous 'Kala Paani' of the British Raj or this euphemisticallytermed "Maison Centrale" (Central House) of the French overlordship in Indochina.
Even the policy of exempting the nobility from taxation was not uniform across France; in some provinces the main tax, the taille, was assessed on persons, with nobles exempt, while in other provinces the taille was assessed primarily on allodial property held without overlordship or feudal obligation--which made noblemen holding such non-feudal lands liable for paying taxes on them.
Chapter 3 deals with the development of the conflict between the Polish Crown and the Order, when Poland demanded the restitution of Pomerelia and the leadership of the Order maintained its right to Pomerelias overlordship. Chapters 4 and 5 provide an examination of the key sources, the trial testimonies of 1320 and 1339.