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Author Diener, Alexander C
Title Borderlines and Borderlands : Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2010
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Note Intro -- Figures and Table -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Border Enclaves of India and Bangladesh -- 3 The Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan Boundary -- 4 The Wakhan Corridor -- 5 The Caprivi Strip of Namibia -- 6 The Renaissance of a Border That Never Died -- 7 Locating Kurdistan -- 8 Russia's Kaliningrad Exclave -- 9 Defining Liechtenstein -- 10 Misiones Province, Argentina -- 11 Point Roberts, Washington -- 12 Conclusion -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- About the Contributors
Focusing on unusual international border shapes, this fascinating book highlights the important truth that all borders, even those that appear "natural," were created by people. The unique and compelling histories of some of the world's oddest borders provide an ideal context for accessible and enlightening discussions of cultural globalization, economic integration, international migration, imperialism, postcolonialism, global terrorism, nationalism, and supranationalism. Each contributor's regional expertise enriches a textured account of the historical context in which these borders came into existence as well as their historical and ongoing influence on the people and states they bound
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Diener, Alexander C. Borderlines and Borderlands : Political Oddities at the Edge of the Nation-State Blue Ridge Summit : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers,c2010 9780742556362
Subject Boundaries.;Boundary disputes.;Human territoriality -- Political aspects.;Geopolitics
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Alt Author Hagen, Joshua
Hagen, Professor of Geography Joshua
Carter, Eric
Culcasi, Karen
Diener, Assistant Professor of Geography Alexander C
Jones, Reece
Lloyd, Executive Director of Performance Improvement Institute for Healthcare Improvement Robert
Megoran, Nick
Minghi, Julian V
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