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This book analyses the problematics of archaeological heritage management in the Canary Islands, which are echoed in other parts of the world where the indigenous heritage is under-represented.
Jose Farrujia de la Rosa holds a PhD in Prehistory and a PhD Premio Extraordinario (Extraordinary award) in Humanities (2003), both awarded by the University of La Laguna. He was the winner of the Antonio Rumeu de Armas Historical Research Prize (2009) and is a Member of the Spanish Society for the History of Archaeology. He received a research grant from the Ministry of Education and Culture University Teacher program (2000-2003) and taught in the Department of Prehistory, Anthropology and Ancient History at the same university, as well working as a Senior Archaeological Conservation Technician at the Archaeological Museum of Tenerife and Historical Heritage Officer at the La Laguna City Council. He currently works in the field of heritage management. He has been involved in numerous archaeological surveys and excavations in the Canarian Archipelago and elsewhere in Europe. His research focuses on the archaeology of the Canary Islands, including studies on heritage management, the history of the archaeology of the islands, the early colonization of the islands, archaeological theory and methodology, rock art and identity issues. He is the author of many articles published both in Spanish journals (including Trabajos de Prehistoria, Complutum, Tabona, and Revista Atlantica y Mediterranea de Prehistoria y Arqueologia Social) and foreign journals (including the Oxford Journal of Archaeology, African Archaeological Review, Sahara, and Nouvelles de l'Archeologie, amongst others). He is also the author of the following books: El poblamiento humano de Canarias en la obra de Manuel de Ossuna y Van den Heede (2002); Ab initio (1342-1969) (2004), Imperialist Archaeology in the Canary Islands. French and German studies on Prehistoric colonization (2005), which is the first academic book written in English on Canarian archaeology; Arqueologia y franquismo en Canarias: politica, poblamiento e identidad (2007), and En busca del pasado guanche. Historia de la Arqueologia en Canarias (1868-1968), with a prologue by Alain Schnapp. This last book was presented at Sorbonne University (Paris) on 1 December 2011.
Augusto Jose Farrujia De La Rosa
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Date of Publication
SpringerBriefs in Archaeology
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Country of Publication
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
26 Illustrations, color; 11 Illustrations, black and white; X, 119 p. 37 illus., 26 illus. in color.