agrarianism

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a·grar·i·an·ism

 (ə-grâr′ē-ə-nĭz′əm)
n.
1. A movement for equitable distribution of land and for agrarian reform.
2. A movement promoting rural life and agriculture as the basis for society.

agrarianism

the doctrine of an equal division of landed property and the advancement of agricultural groups. Also called agrarian reform. — agrarian, adj.
See also: Politics
Translations

agrarianism

[əˈgrɛərɪənɪzəm] Nagrarismo m
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When I went there to film, I discovered that most of the peasants working the land there today were the children of the peasants who had formed the Agrarian Leagues during Stroessner's dictatorship - many of whom had been persecuted, tortured and killed.
One of the members of the commune told me: "The Agrarian Leagues was an organisation led by peasants.
The agrarian leagues were bloodily suppressed around 1975 and their leaders tortured: One peasant described her sister wheeled home from prison in a little cart, unable to walk and scarcely recognizable after the torture.