HEGEMONY [hi-JEM-uh-nee]: the political, economic, or military predominance or control of one state over others


While hegemony is a word that primarily denotes the act of a singular country or world power taking control of weaker entities, it has a meaning that is far more familiar to us in the United States today.    Hegemony can also apply to a force within a country that becomes so powerful as to be […]