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DYNASTY. A succession of kings in the same line or family; government; sovereignty.

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As Vanhoutte says, Richmond's closing speech and Elizabeth York's absence "expres[s] a fantasy of generation" without women and "foregroun[d] the primary relationship between Richmond and England, so that their metaphorical marriage and not the dynastic union of the houses of York and Lancaster becomes the source of national redemption." (81) Eggert, however, finds the triumph occasioning such fantasy hollow, since Richmond's success only makes way for the "entirely feminine, dynastically disastrous" Elizabeth 1.
If most firms in an economy are managed dynastically, therefore, aggregate TFP may be negatively affected.
The emergence of two major, though dynastically oriented, political parties - the PPP and the PML - on a national level which have alternated ruling Pakistan since 1988, besides strong sub-national parties within the constituent units (as in Belgium and Switzerland) - parties such as the MQM, ANP, JUI, BNP, JWP and other Baloch parties.
As Thai citizens become increasingly involved in their country's political processes, the very presence of a dynastically appointed king -- he still retains ultimate power -- begins to look more and more anachronistic.
National and regional parties: The emergence of two major, though dynastically oriented, political parties - the PPP and the PML - on a national level which have alternated ruling Pakistan since 1988, besides strong sub-national parties within the constituent units (as in Belgium and Switzerland) - parties such as the MQM, ANP, JUI, BNP, JWP and other Baloch parties.
..."'--underpins the plot of La Muse du departement, where the impotence of the puny but dynastically ambitious Polydore de La Baudraye is disclosed by Milaud, his commoner cousin from Nevers, to M.
Dynastically, it contains five recognized regimes (Maliki Government in Iraq, Netanyahu Government in Israel, Hashemite Monarchy in Jordan, Sulayman/Hariri Government in Lebanon, Asad dictatorship in Syria) and five active challengers (Kurdish Regional Government in Iraq, Hizballah in Lebanon, Fatah organization in the West Bank, Hamas organization in the Gaza Strip, and the Syrian National Council - based in Turkey).
For Lennox Berkeley was the scion of a powerful, if dynastically split, aristocratic family.
(49) Seen from this perspective, Yalbugh[a.bar]'s ambitions were indeed directed toward stepping into his master's footsteps and merging the Qal[a.bar]w[u.bar]nid house with his own family, slowly incorporating, as it were, its dynastically legitimized royal status, and thus gradually outmaneuvering his peers.
In many ways, then, James represented a return to a pattern of early-modern political power that was properly masculine and dynastically stable.