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The result is an intriguing study of a commercial and agrarian society. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)He was supported by the large landowners, which necessarily limited the scope of agrarian reforms. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Besides, all those members of the huge agrarian population have votes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Who made up this new elite, this agrarian bourgeoisie? A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)With agrarian reform in the air, the landowners did not feel disposed to invest in their land. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeHe was also anxious to promote massive public works, irrigation and housing schemes and speed up agrarian reform. The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and RevengeHere you have 12-year-olds trying to figure out whether they should go for an agrarian capitalist society or a monarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The basis of the original American concept of economic liberty lies in a past agrarian and rather egalitarian structure of property ownership. Politics, Planning and the State (1990)In the agrarian life of the past, the time and energies of young people were much more tied up with their families. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)Despite its commitment to sweeping agrarian and social reforms, the Socialist leadership was quite conservative in its attitudes. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)Merchants, of course, engaged in commercial activity and were a vital part of the agrarian urban economy. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)It has also reaped the benefits of a bountiful grain harvest, an important reminder that much of China is still an agrarian society. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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