World Outlook Volume 4

World Outlook Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... "their practical work will be in shoemaking, especially with reference to the modern lasts and tools that we are now employing." "This must be having some effect on the Chamar Community?" I asked, and he exclaimed: "It has aroused the whole lot of them with a desire to get in line with the new method! Some days we have as manv adult onlookers here as pupils in the section. It is most encouraging." Another was studying grains, their food values, together with the question of fertilizers and deep plowing. The rotation of crops was also under discussion.. "Have you learned any new idea?" I asked of one, who replied with an evident tinge of pride: "Yes, sir. VVe have seen that it is not a good thing to plant mustard or dal and wheat, jazrar, together." "And what have you learned?" was addressed to another. "That gobar (cow-dung) should not be made into kandis (fuel cakes) but should be used to enrich the soil." "We are surely in a new day," I exclaimed, as we went on to another group. They were gathered around an underground silo, opening one after three months, with exclamations of surprise that the fodder was still fresh and green! They were boys whose fathers were gwalas and ahirs (milkmen and cow-herds). Their lesson was about the best feed for cattle, about diseases of the hoof, tongue and intestines, and especially about the new breeds of cows, goats and sheep of which they had heard. It was a large and interesting group. "Several of them are preparing to go on to the district school," said the master. These man-made gods's/Iactory HE groups of girls were I engaged in such things as weaving, cooking in both old and new styles, more

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  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236767772
  • 9781236767776