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development of the agrarian movement and agrarian legislation in China by Jefferson D. H. Lamb

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • China


  • Agriculture and state -- China -- History.,
  • Agricultural laws and legislation -- China -- History.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1934 ed. published by the Commercial Press, Shanghai.

StatementJefferson D.H. Lamb.
SeriesThe Modern Chinese economy, Modern Chinese economy.
LC ClassificationsHD2098 .L56 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4751498M
ISBN 100824042611
LC Control Number78074319

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Agriculturalism (農家/农家; Nongjia) was an early agrarian social and political philosophy in ancient China that advocated peasant utopian communalism and egalitarianism. The philosophy is founded on the notion that human society originates with the development of agriculture, and societies are based upon "people's natural propensity to farm.". The Agriculturalists believed that the ideal. In China: Reconstruction and consolidation, – Under the Agrarian Reform Law of , the property of rural landlords was confiscated and redistributed, which fulfilled a promise to the peasants and smashed a class identified as feudal or semifeudal. The property of traitors, “bureaucrat capitalists” (especially the “four big families” of the Nationalist Party. Agrarian Movements This high level of agricultural distress led to the birth of several farmer movements, including the Grange movement and Farmers’ Alliances. The Grange was a secret order founded in to advance the social and economic needs of farmers.   Since time immemorial, Agrarian Reform Movement has been acting as an effective tool for the worldwide peasant classes to revolt against the uneven distribution of agricultural land and the oppression of the landlords. The effects of the Agrarian Reform Movement was wide and far-reaching, forcing the imperialistic or autocratic rulers or the government to introduce changes in the agricultural.

A land reform law also followed the Bolivian revolution of , but by only 45% of the peasant families had received titles to land. One of the most complete agrarian reforms in Latin America has taken place in Cuba, where land reform was one of the main platforms of the revolution of relatively newer types of agrarian movements, networks and coalitions emerged and gained political influence. Meanwhile, the recent convergence of various crises – financial, food, energy and environmental – has put the nexus between ‘rural development’ and ‘development in general’ back onto the center stage of theoretical. Agrarian Reform Philippines Agrarian Reform Philippines not only accelerated the productivity of the agricultural sector of the country, but promoted the agro-based industries as an Reform acts and laws in Philippines: gradual evolution * The beginning: The idea of initiating land reform programs in Philippines can be traced back to 42 Warriner,, Land Reform and Economic Development, p. The increased humanity theme with regard to peasant-based movements is supported by Wolf's, Eric R. recent study, Peasant Wars of the Twentieth Century (New York: Harper and Row, ): ‘ The peasant's role is thus essentially tragic: his efforts to undo a grievous present only usher in a vaster, more uncertain future.

The Chinese Land Reform Movement, also known by the Chinese abbreviation Tǔgǎi (土改), was a campaign by the Communist Party leader Mao Zedong during the late phase of the Chinese Civil War and the early People's Republic of China. The campaign involved mass killings of landlords by tenants and land redistribution to the peasantry. The estimated death count of the movement ranges from. table of content i. introduction to agrarian reform of the phil. and brief history of agrarian reform ii. implementing laws iii. definition of land reform & agrarian reform iv. coverage of the land reform program v. retention limits & exception on the rules on retention limits vi. evaluation i. introduction to agrarian reform of the phil.   The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law: ObjectivesThe primary objective of instituting the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform law was to successfully devise land reform in was President Arroyo, who signed the Executive Order No. on 23rd August to rename the Department of Land Reform asDepartment of Agrarian Reform. AND BRIEF HISTORY OF AGRARIAN REFORM Land reform pertains to integrated set of measures designed to eliminate obstacles to economic and social development arising from defects in the agrarian structure. One of the existing agrarian reform laws in the country is Republic Act No. , otherwise known as the “The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform.