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  • Notwithstanding this, in 1849 he accepted the office of minister of religion and education, which he held in 1860 under the autocratic and centralizing administration of Schwarzenberg and Bach.
  • Their history is therefore not the history of a single people, centralizing and absorbing its constituent elements by a process of continued evolution, but of a group of cognate populations, exemplifying divers types of constitutional developments.
  • As the state became increasingly embattled, so its appeals to national identity inevitably reflected the imperial and centralizing mission of the state.
  • Hence we have centralizing of local services into the control of pseudo regional quangos.
  • Singapore is in fact in a stronger position: it has statehood and therefore is a centralizing force for language planning and norms.

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