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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95
Contributions to this collection seek to determine the extent to which states and boundaries have, in fact, disappeared, or are simply changing their functions as we move from an era of fixed territories into a post-Westphalian territorial system. A group of international political geographers and political scientists examine the changing nature of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Drawing on scholarly and life experience on, and over, the historically posited borders between "West" and "East," the work identifies, interrogates, and challenges a particular, enduring, violent inheritance ? what it means to cross over a border ? from the classical origins of Western political thought. The study has two parts. The first is an effort... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Author Angelo Codevilla asks, What is to be America?s peace? How is it to be won and preserved in our time? He notes that our government?s increasingly unlimited powers flow in part from our statesmen?s inability to stay out of wars or to win them and that our statesmen and academics have ceased to think about such things. The purpose of this book... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 100.00
Nation Shapes: The Story behind the World's Borders examines the importance of country boundaries, the disconnects between these borders, related factors such as cultures, religions, and economies, and how conflicts over boundaries between neighboring countries are articulated. The book is organized geographically and by region of the world:... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 294.00
Border disputes are a common source of political instability and military conflict around the globe, both in the present day and throughout history. Border Disputes: A Global Encyclopedia will serve as an invaluable resource for students studying social studies, political science, human geography, or related subjects. Each volume of this expansive... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 50.02
Geopolitische Erörterungen haben eine unübersehbare Bedeutung für die deutsche Sicherheitspolitik nach dem Kalten Krieg, auch wenn Politik und Wissenschaft sich nach wie vor schwertun mit dem belasteten Begriff. Anhand mehrerer Fallstudien ? von der NATO-Osterweiterung bis zur internationalen Energiepolitik ? zeichnet Nils Hoffmann die Entwicklung... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
The partition of the Indian subcontinent, the collapse of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, the reunification of Germany, the continuing feud between two Koreas, the Irish peace process, the case of Israel/Palestine and the lingering division of Cyprus, have together given rise to a huge body of literature. However, studies of partitions have usually... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13
How and why war and peace occur cannot be understood without realizing that those who make war and peace must negotiate a complex world political map of sovereign spaces, borders, networks, and scales. This book takes advantage of a diversity of perspectives as it analyzes the political processes of war and their spatial expression. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book pursues an original perspective on Europe's shifting extent and geopolitical standing: how countries and spaces marginal to it impact on Europe as a center. A theoretical discussion of borders and margins is developed, and set against nine studies of countries, regions, and identities seen as marginal to Europe. more...