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Sous le bocage, le parcellaire...

Magali Watteaux 1
1 Archéologies environnementales
ArScAn - Archéologies et Sciences de l'Antiquité
Abstract : Since Marc Bloch, the bocage is one part in France's traditional “landscape trilogy”. Though recent, it is considered to be essential for studying the history of the land in western France. Current results from archeogeography and preventive archeology are modifying this view. By distinguishing between planes and modeled forms, between the different scales used, archeogeographers have separated the parcelization of the land from the creation of a landscape demarcated with hedgerows. They have discovered that the underlying morphology usually originated in a self-organized, resilient network, which we cannot consider to be a “type” during the Middle Ages. We must reject a linear vision and focus on the process of parcelization as it fits onto a society's space-time continuum.
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Magali Watteaux. Sous le bocage, le parcellaire.... Etudes rurales, EHESS, 2005, pp.53-80. ⟨10.4000/etudesrurales.8169⟩. ⟨hal-02338835⟩

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