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By A. José Farrujia de la Rosa

This ebook analyses the problematics of archaeological history administration within the Canary Islands, that are echoed in different elements of the area the place the indigenous history is under-represented. The present-day administration of Canarian archaeological historical past has a really particular and strange context provided that the archipelago is found at the fringes of Europe, belonging to Spain and accordingly to the ecu Unión, yet geographically and when it comes to early historical past being a part of Africa. From a theoretical viewpoint, then, the proposed e-book analyzes concerns similar to the results of colonialism and eurocentrism at the administration of the archaeological historical past. It additionally examines the evolutionist and historico-cultural versions used to investigate prior societies and, eventually, used to create identities that impact archaeological background administration itself. From a realistic standpoint, the ebook provides a suggestion for boosting the archaeological history of the Canary Islands throughout the construction of archaeological parks (providing a few concrete examples in relation to town of l. a. Laguna) and the lively involvement of the local people. Parallel to this, the e-book considers the Canarian Archipelago as a part of a frustrating that's not specified to this quarter yet is an instance of negative indigenous historical past administration total. It demonstrates how the process historical past and the politics of the previous nonetheless have an over the top effect at the method within which the present-day archaeological historical past is interpreted and controlled. for that reason, this publication presents a virtually particular chance for uncovering the background of archaeology in the margins of Europe (in truth, in an African area) and exploring colonial and international affects. in lots of methods it's a replicate of archaeological mainstreams and an workout in (re)thinking the purpose and standing of present-day archaeology.

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World heritage and global heritage: The tip of the Iceberg. In A. ), Actas del Primer Congreso Internacional de Buenas Prácticas en Patrimonio Mundial: Arqueología. Menorca, 9–13 de abril de 2012, (pp. 36–50). Madrid: Editora Complutense. es/web/publicaciones/congresos. Accessed 29 Jan 2013. Chapter 2 The Invention of Canarian Prehistory and Early Archaeological Heritage Management in the Nineteenth Century (1868–1936) At the end of the seventeenth century, following the gradual disappearance of the indigenous Canarians and their culture, their legacy began to be viewed from an archaeological rather than an ethnographic perspective, as previously noted.

In A. ), Actas del Primer Congreso Internacional de Buenas Prácticas en Patrimonio Mundial: Arqueología. Menorca, 9–13 de abril de 2012, (pp. 36–50). Madrid: Editora Complutense. es/web/publicaciones/congresos. Accessed 29 Jan 2013. Chapter 2 The Invention of Canarian Prehistory and Early Archaeological Heritage Management in the Nineteenth Century (1868–1936) At the end of the seventeenth century, following the gradual disappearance of the indigenous Canarians and their culture, their legacy began to be viewed from an archaeological rather than an ethnographic perspective, as previously noted.

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