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a group of species that exploits the same class of environmental resources in a similar way.
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He told me I was nominated for the Craft Guilds under the People's Choice category.
Ogilvie would have to blame the whole of premodern political structures in this case--not only the merchant guilds but the craft guilds, not only economic monopolists but monopolists of every kind.
18) Because, as Richard Homan has argued, "the play of Corpus Christi in York was a part of the economic and political world of the craft guilds and city government in a way the other plays never were," (19) scholars have sought to establish first and foremost the historical, economic, and sociopolitical conditions under which the York plays were performed.
A closer look at the periphery of the faction of Willem Moreel demonstrates that its social capital crossed the boundaries of the nucleus, In 1477 political allies who initially were not linked to the social networks of the faction had entered into a political coalition with its nucleus out of political interests and ideological motives, most of them originating from the urban craft guilds.
To Ashbee's profound dismay, Morris dismissed the project with derision, sweeping aside the idea that a small experiment such as a craft guild could help the suffering of the unemployed.
Craft guilds in the early modern low countries; work, power and representation.
Technician societies flourished, so did craft guilds and bodies.
1450, (11) it can be determined that this senior fraternity was dominated by the ageing elite of the city, the alderman and more elderly ancients of at least the wealthiest craft guilds, such as the Draper, Dyers, and Mercers.
Fra Angelico had clear artistic opportunities in both the craft guilds of his town and the Dominican Order in which he was likely educated.
The American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has brought the date of the Oscar ceremony forward from the end of March to February 29 because it was fed up with its members copying the results of the Golden Globes, the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the British Academy Awards, not to mention the various craft guilds and local critics' groups, all of whom have their own accolades.
Members of critics organizations, movie craft guilds and outfits such as the Golden Globes-distributing Hollywood Foreign Press Association have already begun to receive some screeners.
The 20th Century saw a great wasting of rural talent that was lost to light and heavy engineering with its almost inevitable repetitive work but London, through its many craft guilds and the power of patronage, maintained its position as benefactor of the co-ordination of hand and eye.