Definition: pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
Definition: pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
Sentences Containing 'agrarian'
In the little agrarian states of ancient Greece, a fourth or a fifth part of the whole body of the people considered the themselves as soldiers, and would sometimes, it is said, take the field.
Now, gentlemen, in square-sail brigs and three-masted ships, well-nigh as large and stout as any that ever sailed out of your old Callao to far Manilla; this Lakeman, in the land-locked heart of our America, had yet been nurtured by all those agrarian freebooting impressions popularly connected with the open ocean.
He was an adviser in the United Nations, the Colombian Ministry of Agriculture, the Colombian Institute for the Agrarian Reform (Incora), an adviser of former president Belisario Betancur Cuartas and a writer for Crisis Magazine of Medellín. He was rewarded by the "Honoris Causa" in psychology of University of Valle in 1980.
Within the Kosali speaking population, the major communities are Kuiltas, Dumals, Agharias, Bhulias/Mehers, Brahmins, Teli etc. Kuiltas and Dumals are presumed to be an offshoot of the original Chasa(agrarian) community and is synonymous with the Khandayats of the coastal region.
Pangili is primarily an agrarian society.
After Bolivia's agrarian reform, most of the land was given to the hacienda's peons, and the remaining land was sold to Carlos López Videla Guamán. Xavierian brothers bought land in the Carmen Pampa to open a high school in 1962.
A People's Party grew out of a large moot of agrarian unrest in response to low agricultural prices in the South and the trans-Mississippi West. The Farmers' Alliance, formed in Lampasas, Texas in 1876, promoted collective economic action by farmers and achieved widespread popularity in the South and Great Plains.
The country's cultural establishment endorsed this trend, as a means to reach West German audiences: since West Germany had virtually no "agrarian-based" TV series at the time, it was hoped that such entertainment would attract Western viewers and improve the GDR's image.
Leading a Comintern delegation appointed by Joseph Stalin to develop agrarian revolution in China, Roy reached Canton in February 1927.
"The government looked favourably on these farmers and gave them tax concessions; and in 1890 is passed a special law on 'agrarian colonies', offering up to twelve hectares per family, rent-free for the first three years and then on a low mortgage which would end after ten years if they took Bosnian citizenship.
Initially an opponent of Aleksandar Stamboliyski, he was later forced to admit the Agrarian Peoples Union leader into the Cabinet and was ultimately succeeded as Prime Minister by him.
Sindh is a fertile region and often called the "breadbasket" of the country; the damage and toll of the floods on the local agrarian economy is said to be extensive.
It fought for the protection of our national patrimony in the Constitutional Commission, a just debt re-scheduling scheme and capping of debt service, agrarian reform and import rationalization.
His daughter, Josefina Arias de Miranda, married José Martínez de Velasco (1875–1936), founder and leader of the Spanish Agrarian Party, minister of several departments during the Second Republic and mayor of Madrid for 12 years.
Eco-socialism has also been partly influenced by and associated with agrarian socialism as well as some forms of Christian socialism, especially in the United States.
Primarily an agrarian country with little industrial and technical base, North Vietnam compared poorly with the advanced material and technical systems of its American opponent, and often invoked a David versus Goliath comparison in its propaganda campaigns.
Subsequently, Liu distinguished himself in campaigns against agrarian rebels.
In 879, the major agrarian rebel Huang Chao overrun Lingnan East's capital Guang Prefecture (廣州).
They further question the notion that 10,000 years is an insufficient period of time to ensure an adequate adaptation to agrarian diets.
Modern humans, such as Europeans, whose ancestors have subsisted on agrarian diets for 400–500 generations, should be somehow adequately adapted to it.
Advocates of the Paleolithic diet have argued that these components of agrarian diets promote vitamin and mineral deficiencies and may explain the development of the "diseases of civilization" as well as a number of autoimmune-related diseases.
The Three Counties of England are traditionally the three agrarian counties of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.
Even though Sledd's essay condoned the continued racial segregation of white and black Southerners as a necessary social expedient, a public firestorm ensued in Georgia over Sledd's criticism of the South's treatment of its black citizens, with the controversy stoked by the vitriolic letters and editorial attacks of agrarian populist Rebecca Felton in the "Atlanta Constitution" newspaper.
Ángel Rosario Cabada (1872–1921) was an agrarian leader whose name was given to the town of Ángel R. Cabada and the municipality of Ángel R. Cabada, in the Veracruz state of Mexico.
The result was a broad alliance of political, pro-agrarian reform, and social organizations that represented a serious challenge to the practice of presidential succession under the period of PRI domination from 1940 to 1988.
OPs are one of the most common causes of poisoning worldwide, and are frequently intentionally used in suicides in agrarian areas.
The economy of Dharuhera was mainly agrarian dominated until recently.
She served as the Commissioner of the Philippine Bureau of Immigration and Deportation in 1988 and the Secretary of the Philippines' Department of Agrarian Reform from 1989 to 1991.
Impressed with her performance in the CID, President Aquino appointed Santiago as Secretary of Agrarian Reform in 1989.
The president ordered her “to put everything in place, institute reforms and help plug loopholes in the present agrarian reform law.” Miriam lost no time in overhauling the department’s policies.
She instituted three major policies in agrarian reform.
First, to concretize the basic philosophy of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law (CARL), she stressed that all doubts on the inclusion of lands in the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) should be resolved in favor of inclusion.
Miriam assumed her duties when the DAR was being rocked by the highly controversial and fraudulent Garchitorena land deal. The former agrarian reform secretary was forced to resign due to the scandal. One of Miriam’s first acts as agrarian reform secretary was to halt all land transactions under the VOS method, and order the investigation of all past and pending transactions.
Miriam’s boldest move as agrarian reform secretary was to ask President Aquino to inhibit herself from deliberations of the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) on the stock distribution scheme of Hacienda Luisita.
Miriam endorsed to Congress an alternative “people’s agrarian reform program” (Parcode) drafted by the Congress for People’s Agrarian Reform, a coalition of farmers’ groups including the militant Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and the conservative Federation of Free Farmers (FFF).
During his first period in the parliament Hedlund opposed the agrarian Lantmanna Party, which put him in opposition to the liberal government of Prime Minister Louis De Geer.
His interest in the subject stems from his researches and studies in Medieval Agrarian History.
After a frustrated attempt to be a Salvadoran "New Dealer," attempting to implement agrarian reform as El Salvador's minister of agriculture and cattle raising, Álvarez dramatically changed course and joined the Democratic Revolutionary Front ("Frente Democrático Revolucionário" or "FDR").
He studied at Vanderbilt and wrote his doctoral thesis under the Southern Agrarian and Fugitive Poet Donald Davidson (whose biography Bradford was wrapping up at the time of his sudden death at age 58), and thus was admitted to the succession of this movement to recover the Southern tradition.
Between 1938 and 1941, left liberal, Christian left and agrarian forces established close relations with members of the illegal Communist party, aiming at establishing a broad anti-Fascist coalition.
Some descriptions of the Aztec calendar state that it also included a leap day which allowed the calendar cycle to remain aligned with the same agrarian cycles year after year.
Rayko Ivanov Daskalov () ( — 26 August 1923) was a Bulgarian interwar politician of the Bulgarian Agrarian National Union (BANU).
Influenced by early agrarian leader and his fellow-villager Tsanko Tserkovski, Daskalov had become a BAPU supporter as a youth.
It was hoped that due to their popularity, the agrarian leaders would be able to persuade the insurgents into obedience.
On 9 February 1919, Rayko Daskalov married Nevena, an agrarian sympathiser from an affluent Sofia family.
Daskalov was initially interred in Prague's Olšany Cemetery; his burial ceremony was booed by anti-agrarian Bulgarian students in the city.
The toponomic name "Lamego" was derived from "Lamaecus", a name Roman-Hispanic derivative to indicate the possessor of agrarian titles in the 3rd century around the local castle.
Most of the island was predominantly nationalist, Catholic and agrarian.
In 1941 Perry firmly established his place on the Texas literary scene with "Hold Autumn in Your Hand", a novel about a year in the life of a tenant farmer, perhaps the best agrarian novel about Texas.
The Ploughmen's Front () was a Romanian left-wing agrarian-inspired political organisation of ploughmen, founded at Deva in 1933 and led by Petru Groza.
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