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What is the Empire?

William Renwick Riddell

What is the Empire?

An address before St. George"s Chapter, Imperial Daughters of the Empire, Toronto, Nov. 10th, 1910

by William Renwick Riddell

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Published in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Commonwealth of Nations.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Renwick Riddell.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p.
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21858683M

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    The Colosseum is a must for tourists; you will find here all you need about the complex archaeology — but first read the sound advice on making a visit. By BC, the Maurya Empire had fully occupied northwestern India as well as defeating and conquering the satraps left by Alexander. The empire had already been in decline for centuries, struggling to maintain a bloated bureaucracy or a centralized administrative structure after various attempts at reform. Thus, an "empire" may include regions that are not legally within the territory of a state, but are under either direct or indirect control of that state, such as a colonyclient stateor protectorate. Some of the most popular forms of art included calligraphy, painting, poetry, textiles and carpet weaving, ceramics and music.


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