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Inventorier les structures foncières et les usages des terres pour « reconstruire » l’agriculture de montagne – 1945-1965. L’exemple des Hautes Alpes

Abstract : At the end of WW2, the aim of the new authorities, born from the French Resistance, is to bring society into the modern world. The popular headline used in this period of reconstruction, “to modernize”, took another dimension for the high valley rural territories: they had to catch up and rectify their stereotyped backwardness. Unlike scholars and members of agricultural societies in the nineteenth century, engaged in the modernization of societies, agricultural engineers, supported by their new corporation of agriculture technicians, initiated inquiries to understand the situation and offer, eventually, solutions to experimental territories called “zones-témoins” (test areas). We’ll try to analyze these enquiries, their terms and methodology and how they were used in the effort of restoring agriculture activities in a time period where they were particularly challenged by tourism activities. Driven by the geographers and then by the agricultural engineers, this latter is seen from the1970s as the major activity, only able to make these territories live
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Anne-Marie Granet-Abisset. Inventorier les structures foncières et les usages des terres pour « reconstruire » l’agriculture de montagne – 1945-1965. L’exemple des Hautes Alpes. Luigi Lorenzetti; A.L. Head; Y. Decorzant. Relire l’altitude. La terre et ses usages Suisse et espaces avoisinants, XIIe-XXIe siècles, Éditions ALPHIL - Presses universitaires suisses, pp.171-200, 2018, 978-2-88930-206-2. ⟨halshs-01970739⟩

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