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agrarian

Describing an agricultural system which combines horticulture and animals.

agrarian

agrarian  

Describing an agricultural system which combines horticulture and animals.
agrarian civilization

agrarian civilization  

A society that depends on an agricultural economy, and which is therefore settled, as opposed to hunter‐gathering.
Agrarian Revolution

Agrarian Revolution  

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The transformation of British agriculture during the 18th century, characterized by the enclosure of common land and the introduction of technological innovations such as the seed drill and the ...
agrarian societies

agrarian societies  

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[Ge]Societies whose means of subsistence is based on agricultural production, crop‐growing, and the husbandry of animals.
agrarian parties

agrarian parties  

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Parties representing farmers have been a significant feature of many Western political systems, but are now declining in importance. As urbanization and industrialization reduce the share of the ...
agrarian revolt

agrarian revolt  

The so-called agrarian revolt was led by western grain growers seeking greater economic returns from the new wheat industry. Organized in their provincial associations, they enthusiastically adopted ...
Agrarian Laws

Agrarian Laws  

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The economy envisaged by the laws of the Torah was purely agricultural. The people of Israel were entering a land of milk and honey, blessed by the seven species (Dt. ...
agrarian protest

agrarian protest  

Was a distinctive feature of Irish rural society from the appearance of the Whiteboys in Co. Tipperary in 1761 to the Famine. Secrecy was protected by the administration of oaths ...
Agrarian Relations

Agrarian Relations  

The fiscal, economic, political, and social interrelations between the owner of land and its cultivator as reflected factually in the form of rent and coercion and juridically in ownership and ...
agrarian laws and policy

agrarian laws and policy  

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Allocation of land by the community is attested in the Greek world at the times of new city foundations (see colonization, greek), and when land was annexed (cleruchies). There is also some evidence ...
Agrarian History of England and Wales

Agrarian History of England and Wales  

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An eight-volume survey under the general editorship of H. P. R. Finberg and Joan Thirsk, published by Cambridge University Press.
Polish Agrarian Reform and German Minority Case

Polish Agrarian Reform and German Minority Case  

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( 1933 ) P.C.I.J., Ser. A/B, No. 58. On 1 July 1933, Germany instituted proceedings in the P.C.I.J. against Poland under art. 12 of the Treaty of Versailles of 28 ...
agrarianism

agrarianism  

Agrarian societies are those which combine horticulture and animal husbandry in systems of farming. Agrarianism also refers to the romanticization of the rural farm as the ideal place for family life.
Agrarians

Agrarians  

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Name applied to certain Southern writers, including J. C. Ransom, J. G. Fletcher, R. P., Warren, Allen Tate, and Donald Davidson, who championed an agrarian economy for the South and the more general ...
Fugitives and Southern Agrarianism

Fugitives and Southern Agrarianism  

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A group of American poets and critics in the 1920s associated with Vanderbilt University, Tennessee and more directly with the bimonthly poetry magazine The Fugitive (1922–5). The group had no strict ...
Edward Alexander Partridge

Edward Alexander Partridge  

(1862–1931), farmer and agrarian leader.Born in Whites' Corners, Ontario, Partridge homesteaded near Sintaluta, North-West Territories, in 1884 and joined the militia during the Riel Rebellion. A key ...
Madison Jones

Madison Jones  

(1925– ),American novelist, born in Nashville, Tennessee, educated at Vanderbilt University and the University of Florida. Jones was influenced by the ideology of regionalism of the Agrarians, ...
Manlio Rossi-Doria

Manlio Rossi-Doria  

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(1905–88).Leading authority on agrarian problems of the Mezzogiorno. Imprisoned under Fascism, he fought in the Resistance after 1943. From 1948 he taught agrarian policy and economics at the ...
corn trade

corn trade  

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The export of grain from Britain, particularly barley and wheat, was an intermittent trade in the Middle Ages and the early modern period, depending on abundance and scarcity at home and regulated by ...
Clan Land

Clan Land  

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In early agrarian societies, it was commonplace to find the ownership of land exercised by kin-based descent groups known as lineages. In some parts of the world (western Europe), these ...

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