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Contradictions et complémentarité des sources à propos de l'arboriculture en terrasse

Abstract : . In Mediterranean regions, fruit growing landscapes are terraced areas in most cases. Both organization of food rural space and agricultural practice, terrace cultivation results from inherited, acquired, borrowed and/or adapted knowledges. An interdisciplinary approach of these landscapes that combines documentation from written, iconographical and archaeological sources, data from natural sciences and above all soil science, and information obtained by oral investigation together with a necessarily diachronic and long term vision, allows seizing the evolutions in the terroir and on a much larger scale in the whole Mediterranean basin. This resolutely multiscale research (hillside, basin-hillside, region, Mediterranean territories) emphasizes the great diversity of solutions adopted according to physical conditions anc cultural contexts. By placing oneself in this general Mediterranean context, it becomes possible to understand the circulation of hydro-agricultural knowledges in their complexity and multiple combinations
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Romana Harfouche. Contradictions et complémentarité des sources à propos de l'arboriculture en terrasse. Archéologie du Midi Médiéval, Association Centre d’Archéologie Médiévale du Languedoc (C.A.M.L.), 2006, pp.39-60. ⟨halshs-00218284⟩



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