Agrarianism



a movement for the equal division of landed property and for the promotion of agricultural interests.
Historical Examples

All the disturbing currents of socialism, of agrarianism, of indifferentism play about and upon the place constantly.
France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert

Fenianism and agrarianism, essentially different as they are, might be worked to the same end.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7 Various

It would protect a country in which almost every voter was a landholder from any sudden frenzy of agrarianism!
The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry, Volume V James Russell Lowell

The political stroke having failed, agrarianism again occupied the ground.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 7 Various

But the most characteristic labor movement of the forties was a resurgence of the old agrarianism of the twenties.
A History of Trade Unionism in the United States Selig Perlman

In connection with the above, it will do to say, that as monopolies increase and gain strength, agrarianism also is extending.
The Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56, No. 2, January 12, 1884 Various

But he is only just and fair, which, in the ethics of Irish agrarianism, is equivalent to being a rack-renter and a tyrant.
The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent S.M. Hussey

Not agrarianism: this could only aggravate the evil by taking away the incentive to effort, in making its rewards insecure.
A Defence of Virginia Robert L. Dabney

It came in the midst of things, basing itself upon the year-gone triumph of agrarianism in the State.
The Grafters Francis Lynde

Free trade no less than agrarianism characterized physiocracy.
Benjamin Franklin Frank Luther Mott

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