By Edward E. Malefakis
Huge eightvo. xx, 469 pp, tables, maps, nearby divisions, abbreviations, advent, half I. Land Tenure and Rural Social constitution: 1. Land Tenure in Twentieth-Century Spain; 2. The Geographical and ancient environment of the Latifundios; three. The Social constitution of Southern Spain: the agricultural Oligarchy; four. The Social constitution of Southern Spain: the agricultural Proletariat. half II. Agrarian Reform and Peasant Revolution: five. The Agrarian challenge sooner than the Republic; 6. the 1st Months of the Republic; 7. The Azana govt looking for an Agrarian Reform legislations; eight. The Agrarian Reform legislations of September 1932; nine. A legislations looking for a central authority; 10. the autumn of Azana; eleven. Anarchosyndicalism and Spontaneous Peasant Protest; 12. The Radicalization of the Socialists; thirteen. The Failure of the Center-Right; 14.The Destruction of the "Bourgeois Republic; 15. may possibly the catastrophe were refrained from; Appendixes: A. resources of data on glossy Spanish Land Tenure; B. tools of Estimating facts in Statistical Tables; C. extra Statistical info on Spanish Land Tenure; D. method Used to set up relatives Relationships and Absenteeism between huge proprietors; E. Pre-Republican Agrarian Reform Proposals; word list of Spanish phrases, chosen bibliography, index. First variation, 1970. Inscribed by way of the writer on ffep. eco-friendly textile with yelllow lettering to backbone. "This ebook provides a bankruptcy to the starting to be literature at the difficulties of agrarian reform. It confirms the acuteness of the issue that faces all reformers -- that reforms may perhaps open a Pandora's field that may deliver destroy to a process that introduces them. for that reason this learn is anxious with the connection among evolutionary and progressive motion, in addition to among reform and reaction." from the jacket flap.
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The unity and the uniqueness of the South lie more in its history than in its geography. It is in the history, not the geography, of Southern Spain that the true roots of the latifundio system are more likely to be found. The Influence of History A detailed examination of the history of the South, a history that extends over more than two millennia, is clearly impossible in this study. Nor is so lengthy an analysis necessary to suggest the historical origins of the latifundio economy and to establish why it did not develop to the same extent in the Meseta portions of arid Spain.
A. 477 hectares. 2 percent of the cultivated land area. 2 percent, or more than twice as much, of the cultivated area. Although the accuracy of these figures is far from certain, the regional differences they reveal 60 LAND TENURE AND RURAL SOCIAL STRUCTIJRE are probably correct, since the same variations appear in other types of analyses drawn up at other times. 43 Needless to say, the nobility and clergy owned as property only a small part of the vast territory over which they held jurisdictional rights.
164--74. 54 LAND TENURE AND RURAL SOCIAL STRUcrtJRE because colonists were not lacking, the fields did not remain abandoned. To quote a leading authority on the subject, although "much pr~~erty belonged to single persons or families, the greater part was dIVIded among many cultivators. " 32 The tradition of small settlers in effective possession of their lands, which the presuras has established north of the Duero, was continued by means of the consejos to the south of that river. The Castilian advance to the Tagus and the rise of the Almoravides, who were replaced after 1150 by an equally militant Berber sect, the Almohades, brought Moslem and Christian Spain into deadly confrontation.
Agrarian Reform and Peasant Revolution in Spain: Origins of the Civil War by Edward E. Malefakis