But these points only hint at the desirability of further research on a very worthy topic and do not detract from
the contribution made by this book to the comparative study of state-minority relations as well as the study of Iranian post-revolutionary politics.
The time spent performing consultations would not detract from
other important activities.
One of the dangers of writing down a universal theory of gravity, as Einstein did with his general relativity, is that it lies open for any obscure object in the universe to detract from
Yet this dutiful genuflection toward the self-critical image does little to detract from
the fact that these mildly disconcerting, flickering pictures are visually lush and intensely seductive, and O'Malley also acknowledges that the distancing mechanism of the double framing within these works may have the paradoxical effect of actually intensifying "the aura of the original moment" rather than diminishing it.
Some listeners may have a few quibbles with Aragorn's lisp, which can detract from
his "kingliness," and Frodo's tendency to snarl rather than to be nobly long-suffering, but overall this is a splendid production and, like NPR's enjoyable version, also an excellent alternative for the aural learner.
While Gabriel's Story is complete with solid character development and a plausible story line, it becomes mired with unimportant details that detract from
the main event of any situation.
Taxes invariably will contribute to, or detract from
, the benefits promised to shareholders and Wall Street analysts.
But its notoriety should not detract from
some very important achievements.
Placed outside the swell of the hull are some debatable sculptures (including a Pegasus with harps for wings), but even such moments of earnest Eastern European kitsch cannot detract from
the essential drama and dignity of Vadasz's heroic pavilion.
This does not detract from
the fact that Borghi's irony can lead to serious reflection, for example, on ecological urgencies: The Strauss waltzes played at full volume in the exhibition space referred explicitly to the currently catastrophic condition of the Danube.
More important, intrashareholder agreements, in which voting power was ceded through proxy arrangements, were considered harmless because they did not detract from
the required voting power.