By A. José Farrujia de la Rosa
This booklet analyses the problematics of archaeological history administration within the Canary Islands, that are echoed in different components 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 weird context on condition that the archipelago is found at the fringes of Europe, belonging to Spain and for this reason to the ecu Unión, yet geographically and by way of early heritage being a part of Africa. From a theoretical standpoint, then, the proposed e-book analyzes matters equivalent to the consequences of colonialism and eurocentrism at the administration of the archaeological historical past. It additionally examines the evolutionist and historico-cultural versions used to investigate earlier societies and, finally, used to create identities that impact archaeological historical past administration itself. From a realistic perspective, the publication offers a suggestion for reinforcing the archaeological background of the Canary Islands throughout the production of archaeological parks (providing a few concrete examples in terms of town of l. a. Laguna) and the energetic involvement of the area people. Parallel to this, the booklet considers the Canarian Archipelago as a part of a complicated that isn't precise to this sector yet is an instance of negative indigenous historical past administration total. It demonstrates how the process background and the politics of the prior nonetheless have an over the top impression at the approach during which the present-day archaeological history is interpreted and controlled. accordingly, this booklet presents a nearly specific chance for uncovering the background of archaeology in the margins of Europe (in truth, in an African sector) and exploring colonial and international impacts. 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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An Archaeology of the Margins: Colonialism, Amazighity and Heritage Management in the Canary Islands by A. José Farrujia de la Rosa