Rural life in Mallorca

These articles under the tag rural describes the traditional agricultural cultivation to be found on Mallorca´s landscape and shows the changes that it has undergone due to mass tourism. The onset of tourism brought about a radical transformation of Mallorcan society; the economy, which had previously been based on an agricultural system which operated at an almost subsistence level, was transformed to a service based economic model.

The images on these pages show the primitive agricultural methods that were used until the beginning of the 1960s.

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