By Peter Van Dommelen

ISBN-10: 9076368023

ISBN-13: 9789076368023

This thesis is as a lot an research into colonialism as a social classification, because it explores the categorical old stipulations of a specific area. The process may be ranked one of the so-called 'postcolonial' views, along side different present rules approximately society, human business enterprise and fabric tradition. those rules are essentially utilized in an in depth learn of rural cost in west significant Sardinia. The archaeological proof for this can be according to the result of the Riu Mannu Survey, conducted from 1992, and released facts. With precis in Dutch.

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His definition of the longue durée structures in primarily geomorphological and climatological terms is grounded in a general preoccupation with the natural environment which goes back to the French geographer Paul Vidal de la Blache and which is still dominant in French geography, archaeology and history (Berdoulay 1989). In this view, the physical environment effectively sets the limits of the possibilities of land use in a given region and thus influences all forms of socio-economic organization without entirely determining them: in Lucien Febvre's words, the natural environment constitutes ‘the permanent forces that operate upon the human will and weigh upon it without its knowledge, guiding it along certain paths’ (Febvre 1949, 37).

View of the trachytic cone of the Monte Arcuentu in the northern Iglesiente range as seen from the Campidano plain to the East (photo P. van de Velde). Fig. 3-6. View of the steep northern slope (sa Costa Manna) of the Collinas giara towering high above the hills of the lower Marmilla (photo P. van de Velde). 4, 3-5). It is in some of these magma flows which built up the Monte Arci that obsidian was formed (Assorgia et al. 1976, 383; cf. Tykot 1992). In the adjacent Marmilla several small volcanoes sealed limited areas of the marl deposits, that thus were protected from erosion.

Pp. 167-168 and 206-209. 8 This suggestion was first made in the context of a wider comparison of North Africa and Sardinia under Roman rule. ’ 11 See Gates 1991 and Parry 1994 for an overview of and comments on interpretations of Fanon's work. 12 Derrida, Lyotard and Cixous were all either born in Algeria or in some other way involved in the Algerian War of Independence. Yet, as pointed out by Said (1993, 240), an anti-colonial stance had occasionally already been voiced in the 18th and 19th centuries: the writings of Multatuli against the Dutch exploitation of Indonesia are a case in point.

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