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BISHOP. An ecclesiastical officer, who is the chief of the clergy of his diocese, and is the archbishop's assistant. Happily for this country, these officers are not recognized by law. They derive all their authority from the churches over which they preside. Bishop's COURT, Eng. law. An ecclesiastical court held in the cathedral of each diocese, the judge of which is the bishop's chancellor.

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The operational sequences and the products of technology are part of a society's structure or habitus (Bourdieu 1977; Hegmon 1998) and style is not separate from the social contexts that give cultural materials their social values (Conkey and Hastorf 1990).
Michelle Hegmon compares boundary-making strategies in Pueblo I period societies in the Kayenta and Mesa Verde regions using style and architecture.
Hegmon is a mechanical engineer in the Pavement Division of the Office of Engineering and Highway Operations at the Federal Highway Administration's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center.