By A. José Farrujia de la Rosa
This e-book analyses the problematics of archaeological history administration within the Canary Islands, that are echoed in different components of the realm the place the indigenous history is under-represented. The present-day administration of Canarian archaeological background has a truly particular and weird 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 background being a part of Africa. From a theoretical standpoint, then, the proposed booklet analyzes concerns similar to the consequences of colonialism and eurocentrism at the administration of the archaeological background. It additionally examines the evolutionist and historico-cultural versions used to investigate prior societies and, eventually, used to create identities that impression archaeological history administration itself. From a realistic standpoint, the publication offers a suggestion for boosting the archaeological historical past of the Canary Islands throughout the production of archaeological parks (providing a few concrete examples on the subject of the town of los angeles Laguna) and the lively involvement of the local people. Parallel to this, the ebook considers the Canarian Archipelago as a part of a frustrating that isn't particular to this zone yet is an instance of bad indigenous background administration total. It demonstrates how the process heritage and the politics of the previous nonetheless have an over the top effect at the approach during which the present-day archaeological historical past is interpreted and controlled. as a result, this booklet presents a nearly specified chance for uncovering the historical past of archaeology in the margins of Europe (in truth, in an African zone) and exploring colonial and international impacts. in lots of methods it's a reflect of archaeological mainstreams and an workout in (re)thinking the purpose and standing of present-day archaeology.
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Sevilla: Artemisa Ediciones. Farrujia de la Rosa, A. J. (2005). Imperialist archaeology in the Canary Islands. French and German studies on prehistoric colonization at the end of the 19th century. British Archaeological Reports. International Series, 1333. Oxford: Archaeopress. Farrujia de la Rosa, A. J. (2009). A history of research into Canarian rock art: opening up new thoughts. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 28(3), 211–226 (August). Farrujia de la Rosa, A. J. (2010). En busca del pasado guanche.
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Farrujia de la Rosa, A. J. (2005). Imperialist archaeology in the Canary Islands. French and German studies on prehistoric colonization at the end of the 19th century. British Archaeological Reports. International Series, 1333. Oxford: Archaeopress. Farrujia de la Rosa, A. J. (2009). A history of research into Canarian rock art: opening up new thoughts. Oxford Journal of Archaeology, 28(3), 211–226 (August). Farrujia de la Rosa, A. J. (2010). En busca del pasado guanche. Historia de la Arqueología en Canarias (1868–1968).
An Archaeology of the Margins: Colonialism, Amazighity and Heritage Management in the Canary Islands by A. José Farrujia de la Rosa