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- Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2010; US$ 36.66
»Die Aussicht war wunderschön. Aber ich konnte die Große Mauer nicht sehen.« Yang Liwei, 1. Raumfahrer Chinas Vom Hadrianswall und der Großen Mauer in China über die deutschdeutsche Grenze bis zur Mauer zwischen Israel und Palästina: Die gesamte Menschheitsgeschichte hindurch haben sich Völker durch Mauern abgegrenzt ? mal hat man das Fremde ausgesperrt,... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2013; US$ 16.95
What does it mean to live against a wall? In this ambitious first person narrative, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world?s most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire, concrete, and steel and how the structure of the walls has influenced their lives. Di Cintio shares tea with Saharan refugees on the wrong side of Morocco?s... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 38.99
Borders represent an intriguing paradox as globalization continues to leap barriers at a vigorous pace, yet the political boundaries separating peoples remain pervasive and problematic. The first text to explore global borders, this reader brings together key essays on border societies, politics, and economies to explore this complex dynamic. With... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95
In Material Politics , author Andrew Barry reveals that as we are beginning to attend to the importance of materials in political life, materials has become increasingly bound up with the production of information about their performance, origins, and impact. Presents an original theoretical approach to political geography by revealing the paradoxical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 175.00
This resource describes more than 120 major flashpoints--current and potential conflicts from around the world. The work analyzes each situation, its issues, and present status, and includes specially commissioned maps and extensive bibliographies to aid understanding. Also includes 125 maps. more...
- Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 30.99
Realism has been the most influential theoretical approach in international relations since the discipline was born. Yet realism, for all its popularity, has always been criticised for its narrow world view of a system of states all seeking power, security and survival in a world of anarchy. Additionally, realism has struggled to provide explanations... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other tangible borders are critical components in the making... 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...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 83.00
Presenting an impassioned argument for revitalising our imagination of space, Doreen Massey takes on some well-established assumptions from philosophy, and some familiar ways of characterising the twenty-first century world, and shows how they restrain our understanding of both the challenge and the potential of space. more...