landed interests

See: land, property
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A landed interest, a manufacturing interest, a mercantile interest, a moneyed interest, with many lesser interests, grow up of necessity in civilized nations, and divide them into different classes, actuated by different sentiments and views.
It was still that glorious war-time which was felt to be a peculiar favour of Providence towards the landed interest, and the fall of prices had not yet come to carry the race of small squires and yeomen down that road to ruin for which extravagant habits and bad husbandry were plentifully anointing their wheels.
I do not wonder that the landed interest should be invincible in the State with these dangerous auxiliaries.
MANILA -- Nine women had their heads shaved bald at the gates of the House of Representatives in Quezon City to send a message about the sacrifices of farmers against landed interests, including lawmakers who are landowners themselves.
He went on to be awarded an MA at Coventry Polytechnic, where he researched for his dissertation landed interests on Warwickshire County Council in its early decades.
Rajan and Ramcharan find that even in the United States in the early decades of the twentieth century, landed interests seem to play a significant role in the spread of financial institutions.
The Laggan Army in Ireland, 1640-1685; the landed interests, political ideologies and military campaigns of the north-west Ulster settler.
The book details many of the old ills which are well-known and stem in a significant measure from an oligarchy based on landed interests that have ruled since colonial days in their own short-run self-interest.
Another major political problem was the strength of the Salazar regime, which was widely supported by the establishment, especially by the church and traditional landed interests.
In Egypt, in contrast, Muhammad Ali's agrarian policy undermined ulama landed interests.
In the counties, the magistrates continued to dominate, acting as the conduit through which landed interests were secured.
If independence was to be granted, the British wished to yield control to a government they had themselves trained and installed - one that could be counted on to protect the landed interests in the nation.