Agrarian System


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Agrarian System

 

the aggregate of historically determined production relations in agriculture related to the system of land ownership and land tenure. An agrarian system is inherent in every socioeconomic structure. As new production relations develop in an old society, it becomes necessary to break with the old agrarian system.

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HabibIrfan (1963) The Agrarian System of Mughal India London: Asia Publishing House.
15 IrfanHabib Agrarian System of Mughal India Bombay 1963.
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