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Definition of the noun Agrarianism

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noun - plural: agrarianisms

  1. A social and political philosophy that advocates an equitable distribution of land.


Agrarianism has two common meanings. The first meaning refers to a social philosophy or political philosophy which values rural society as superior to urban society, the independent farmer as superior to the paid worker, and sees farming as a way of life that can shape the ideal social values. It stresses the superiority of a simpler rural life as opposed to the complexity of city life, with its banks and factories.

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Google previewClimate Change and Sustainable Development (2012)

Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production : EurSAFE 2012, Tübingen, Germany, 30 May-2 June 2012 by European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics. Congress

Thompson's agrarianism is a type of virtue ethics that maintains contact with nature through farming, or at least knowing where our food and fuel comes from, fosters...

Google previewClass in America: An Encyclopedia [3 volumes] (2007)

An Encyclopedia by Robert E. Weir

WEIR Agrarianism is a set of ideals that posits virtue in agricultural production and rural life. For many years, it was also linked to notions of independence and self-reliance among North Americans of European descent.

Google previewA Future for Regional Australia (2001)

Escaping Global Misfortune by Ian Gray, Geoffrey Lawrence

Agrarianism is a belief that farming is an ...

Google previewWheat Marketing in Transition (2012)

The Transformation of the Australian Wheat Board by Linda Courtenay Botterill

Agrarianism is a nebulous concept which has been adapted and reinterpreted over time. Montmarquet (1989) provides an insightful history into the evolution of the agrarian ideal, illustrating its many interpretations from Aristotle to the agrarian ...

Google previewThe New Dictionary of Thoughts (2015)

by Tryon Edwards

Agrarianism. The agrarian would divide all the property in the community equally among its members.—But if so divided today, industry on the one hand, and idleness on the other, would make it unequal on the morrow.—There is no ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Populism in America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2014)

by Alexandra Kindell, Elizabeth S. Demers Ph.D.

Agrarianism is a social, economic, and political system that promotes the values associated with agriculture and the proximity to the land. Many of the parables within the Bible present spiritual lessons in the language of farmers, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Bulgaria (2014)

by Raymond Detrez

AGRARIANISM. Political theory based on the idea that agrarians constitute the most important economic and social category in society, that moral values are best preserved in rural communities, and that consequently agrarians should exert ...

Google previewAmerican Masculinities: A Historical Encyclopedia (2003)

by Bret Carroll

Agrarianism, a complex set of ideas that celebrates the moral, spiritual, and political superiority of men who cultivate the soil, was a central cultural theme of early American society, and it has heavily influenced American understandings of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Politics (2005)

by Rodney P. Carlisle

Agrarianism also harkens back to a more ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

~ugreeyibool - agreeable ~ukkordeeyin - accordion ~ugrrairee'in - agrarian ~ ukkordints - accordance ~ugrrairee'inizim - agrarianism ~ukkount - account ~ ugrraireeyin - agrarian ~ukkountibool - accountable ~ugrraireeyinizim - agrarianism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century (2014)

The Twentieth Century by Eric L. Haralson

Robert PennWarren, whose writingsas a literary criticand novelist have tended toeclipsehis poetry, wasthe youngestof the four majorpoets associated with southern Agrarianism. Where forDavidson and Ransomthe Agrarian stancewas, in part ...

Google previewThe Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2012)

by Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul F. Rouzer, Harris Feinsod, David Marno, Alexandra Slessarev

As a political program, Agrarianism ranks with other crank economic and political theories of the s such as Social Credit, and, like Social Credit, its relevance today is mostly as a source of insight into the literary works produced by some ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asian Philosophy (2006)

by Oliver Leaman

agrarianism. With over 95 per cent of its population working on farms, traditional China ascribed to a farm-based economy and an agrarian ideology. The basis of society was agricultural. The farmer was rated second only to the scholar in the ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Confucianism: A-M (2005)

by Rodney Leon Taylor, Howard Yuen Fung Choy

Agrarianism. See well-field system. Agriculture. That agriculture is related to the Confucian tradition may be seen by the prominence given to Shen Nung, the mythical creator of agriculture. Tying agriculture to a culture hero elevates the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Sociology (2014)

by John Scott

Agrarianism also refers to the romanticization of the rural farm as the ideal place for family life. See also rural sociology. agribusiness A large-scale *capitalist farming and food-processing organization and enterprise (producing fertilizers, ...

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Scrabble value of A1G2R1A1R1I1A1N1I1S1M3

The value of this 11-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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