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A young woman harvests a rice crop. Our Asian Neighbours - India
A young Indian woman looks up from her job of harvesting a rice crop with a small scythe. The crop is in a large field, bordered by a thick treeline.
This image is taken from 'The Village Economy - A Village in Tanjore': Mr Raghavachari own 20 acres of very productive paddy fields in the village of Thillaisthanam, Southern India. He employs many labourers who are not lucky enough to own their own land. He discusses the developments in the village rice industry, and the effects these have on the lives of the people. 'The Village Economy' is part of the series 'Our Asian Neighbours - India' 1977, that takes a personal look at the lives of a variety of individuals in India
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