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The dribble of manure traced the gulf between "the Nazi obsession with cleanliness and hygiene" and the dirtiness of unmechanized farming, between the ideology of "blood and soil" and the reality of rural enterprise (351).
He evokes the grueling nature of some agricultural child labour and the multiple dangers of unmechanized workshops (which were overlooked by nineteenth-century child reformers), describes the place of revolution and war in childhood and family memories, and explores the "long transition to schooling." As Heywood makes clear, the modern western pattern of childhood and adolescence in which the school figures so large was long in coming, even if adults long ago saw the school's importance as a vehicle for transmitting ideology.
The predominant contrast between the utopia and contemporary metropolitan society established by such references to politics hinges upon a future contraction of the political terrain, and this reduction in scale is paralleled by the unmechanized modes of transport that predominate in the narrative: walking, rowboats, horses.
Recall how Senay's hands, when assisting Okwe with the surgery on the sleeping Senor Juan, are unmechanized, valued, and visible.
The CMSS was established in 1977 when workers in the unmechanized mines, where workers are hired through contractors, organized in revolt against the indifference and neglect of the central trade unions that represented workers in the mechanized mines where workers were employed directly by the mine company.
Instead, with the support of local authorities, they focused on maintaining total employment by shifting production to unmechanized sectors like linen, and meeting the needs of the regional market.
In the first place, from the historical point of view, "commercialism and standardization that followed industrialism led to increasing nostalgia for the simple, forceful and unmechanized existence that the Negro came to represent" (Singh 32).
The very modern, if unmechanized, frenzy of slaughter in tiny Rwanda was the result not of primordial tribal hatreds but of a complex history of colonialism and decolonization, of "a hundred years of insane identity politics" distinctly connected to the West.
The food industry was going through a growth phase and needed new equipment to take it forward from the fairly unmechanized state it had been in before the War.
In an unmechanized world, after all, horses are the rapid-transit system.
Th adoption of sulfuric acid (vitriol) in the whitening process did permit bleachers to whiten and finish more cloth, but linen-making itself remained unmechanized. In the absence of machines, the only way to increase linen output was to increase the number of production units and/or the number of workers in those units.
Unmechanized, the coffee trade would probably still be run by a handful of small merchants, offering penny-packet lots Of beans for home preparation.
Thus, child labor remained useful and profitable for many canneries, particularly during the early period and for unmechanized preparation work.
Some industries such as clothing, baking and coopering remained relatively unmechanized and small in scale while others such as flour, sugar, rolling stock, and brewing underwent mechanization and standardization and were large in scale.
Agriculture is still mainly unmechanized. Only three tractors--purchased by remittances--are available in each village and about a third of the cultivators hire the service of their owners.
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