semifeudal


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semifeudal

(ˌsɛmɪˈfjuːdəl)
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) partly feudal
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The racialization of Chicanos, as a historically determined social formation, develops in conjunction with the transformation that takes place as a result of the conflict between competing modes of production, which is to say, the transition from pre-1848 semifeudal relations in the Southwest to full-blown monopoly capitalism by the end of the century; .
Settled in many cases by the younger sons of southern English gentry, Tidewater was meant to reproduce the semifeudal manorial society of the countryside they'd left behind, where economic, political, and social affairs were run by and for landed aristocrats.
The book opens with a description of the country of his youth, a semifeudal backwater locked in bitter resentment then as now over Hungary's territorial losses suffered after the First World War.