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La présence des petits bâtiments en ruine dans les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Abstract : Many small ruined building (sheepfolds, farms, houses…) are visible in Southern French Alps' landscape. Their presence is not neutral. It may be explained by the important rural exodus that struck the area during the 19 th and 20 th centuries. This study focuses on the role of these ruins in the landscape of several valleys in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. From our point of view, it might be described as the place of the in-between, between human and nature, between past and present, between what is productive and what is lost. It participates in the creation of a space of the in-between. Cartographical analysis and field work showed how this ruins are distributed in the area and proved that they are considered as important signs for the inhabitants of the region, some consider it as interesting landmarks, on the contrary, others would rather not see it here.
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Quentin Morcrette. La présence des petits bâtiments en ruine dans les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. Carnets de géographes, UMR 245 - CESSMA, 2014, Carnets de Géographes, Les espaces de l'entre-deux (7), ⟨10.4000/cdg.538⟩. ⟨hal-02098075⟩



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