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By Günther Kunkel (auth.), G. Kunkel (eds.)

ISBN-10: 940101566X

ISBN-13: 9789401015660

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When requested by means of the final Editor to organize a book-length remedy in regards to the nature of the Canary Islands, our goals have been fairly formidable. A basic monograph was once to be written, embracing all of the disciplines of ordinary heritage acceptable to those islands, and over twenty scientists have been approached for contributions. in spite of the fact that scientists are 'time machines' ; our proposed record of contents has replaced a great again and again. Cooporation of alternative authors used to be won and, eventually, a reasonably rounded undertaking seemed revealing various and lesser identified elements of Canary Island Nature. due to the fact Centuries the Canary Islands have attracted the eye of visitors. Earliest reviews should be traced again a few thousand years yet genuine medical research begun approximately 1800, the time of Alexander von Humboldt and his stopover at to the islands; older experiences are scarce, occasionally particularly complicated as a result of geographic inaccuracies. however the nineteenth Century will stay because the century of primary explorations, hooked up with names similar to Leopold von Buch, F. C. MacGregor, Sabin Berthelot, Philip Barker Webb, J. Viera y Clavijo, F. von Fritsch, C. Bolle, D. H. Christ, O. Simony, G. Hartung, H. Mayer and so on. , all common and in detail hooked up with our wisdom of the ordinary background of the archipelago. Even the a lot criticised Ernst Haeckel has supplied us with full of life descriptions of his stopover at to 1 of the 'Fortunate Islands'. the twentieth Century introduced new curiosity, new fields to be explored, and new expeditions to the islands.

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Vallois & R. Verneau. 1934. Anthropologie. , M. Boule, H. Vallois & R. Verneau. Les grottes paleolithiques de Beni Segoual (Algerie). Arch. Inst. Paleont. Humaine Mem. 13. Paris. Bravo, T. 1954. Geografia general de Canarias. Tom I, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Cuscoy, L. D. 1954. Paletnologia de las Islas Canarias. Madrid. Cuscoy, L. D. 1958. Catalogo-Guia del Museo. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Espinosa, de A. (1594). Historia de nuestra Senora de Candelaria. ) by E. Serra Rafols, B. Bonnet & N. Alamo.

34 An extraordinarily favorable situation presents itself for the Canary Islands insofar as historical information from early Spanish sources can be tied to anthropological finds. There are two social differentiations: an open upper-class, which always is supplemented by assortative processes; and, besides this, on Gran Canaria, a small, strictly exclusive ruling group, noble-by-birth, which buried its dead in stone graves. 5. The comparison between the pre-Spanish population and that of today shows the influence of Spanish immigration since Conquista times, which chiefly went to the economically more favorable regions.

Homo 22, 226-252. Schwidetzky, I. 1975. Investigaciones antropol6gicas en las Islas. Canarias. Estudio comparativo entre la poblaci6n actual y la prehispanica. Pub!. Mus. Arqueol. S. Cruz de Tenerife 10. Torriani, L. 1590. Die Kanarischen Inseln und ihre Urbewohner. Hrg. von D. ]. Wolfel, Leipzig 1940. Viera y Clavijo, de]. (1772-1773). Noticias de la Historia General de las Islas Canarias. ) by E. Serra Rafols. 3 vols. Santa Cruz de Tenerife 1950-1952. Viana, de A. Antiguedades de las islas Afortunadas de la Gran Canaria.

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