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This division of property, large and small farming being conducted in independent self-contained units, proved economically progressive. ) But social and political conditions as well as racial antagonism produced a change tantamount to a social revolution, accomplished by a coalition of the petty bourgeoisie and the proletariat with a speed attributed to the danger of a spontaneous Bolshevik move. The beginning was made by the decree of Dec. 17 " " 1918 empowering the State to take possession of badly managed estates.
Against typhoid imported by Russian refugees), as well as moral support in consolidating her independence and in coping with the preponderance of the gentry, the pro-German or pro-Russian reactionary barons. The problem involved in the land question deserves special attention, being typical of the changes initiated in all the border states (Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Rumanian Bessarabia and Georgia), financial which adopted the system of appropriation by the State of all large agricultural estates without adequate compensation, the management of forests by the State, and the sub-division of arable land into small holdings (decrees of Dec.
He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge, and after- wards entered politics, becoming private secretary to the Marquess of Harrington in 1878. From 1880 to 1885 he sat as Liberal member for Penrhyn and Falmouth, and in the latter year unFrom 1895 to 1902 he was successfully contested Plymouth. secretary to the Office of Works. He succeeded his father in 1899 and in 1901 was appointed deputy constable and lieutenantgovernor of Windsor Castle. In 1902 he was appointed one of the commissioners who inquired into the conduct of the S.