National Geographic : 1936 Apr
Photograph by W. Robert Moore HAND LABOR, INSTEAD OF A JUGGERNAUT COMBINE, HARVESTS AND THRESHES THIS FARMER'S RICE CROP Rice is grown in small terraced patches (page 447). Here peasants flail bundles of the ripe grain on an earthenthreshing floor. Athatch cloak, reminiscent of Robinson Crusoe, is worn by the man at the left to keep off sun and rain. The author spent many nights in thehomes ofsuch simple and hospitable folk.