... of the metayer system , and its varieties , . . 2 . Its advantages and
inconveniences , , . . . . . . 3 . Evidence concerning its effects in different countries ,
. 4 . Is its abolition desirable ? . . . . . . 376 . 378 . 381 . 393 CHAPTER IX . Of
Cottiers . § 1 .
To understand the subject , it must be studied where the cultivator is the
proprietor , or at least a métayer with a permanent tenure ; where the labour he
exerts to increase the produce and value of the land avails wholly , or at least
partly , to his ...
I speak of the métayer system . Under this , the land is divided , in small farms ,
among single families , the landlord generally supply . ing the stock which the
agricultural system of the country is considered to require , and receiving , in lieu
... generally on metayer tenure . When the property possessed is not sufficient to
relieve the possessor from dependence on wages , the condition of a proprietor
loses much of its characteristic efficacy as a check country . There are now many
We will begin with the former case ; of which the metayer culture is the principal ,
and in Europe almost the sole , example . The principle of the metayer system is
that the labourer , or peasant , makes his engagement directly with the ...
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