Kōrero: Social sciences

Yearly farm work at Littledene

This table, adapted from the book Littledene (1938), shows the yearly round of work for farming families. Crawford and Gwen Somerset studied the community of Oxford in North Canterbury, where they both worked at a local school. Their study, in which they called Oxford 'Littledene', found that, despite heavy workloads, the rural people who lived there still found time to be involved in a wide range of groups.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: H.C.D Somerset, Littledene: a New Zealand rural community. Wellington: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 1938, p.30

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Peter Clayworth, 'Social sciences - Early 20th century', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/table/45768/yearly-farm-work-at-littledene (accessed 17 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Peter Clayworth, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Jun 2015