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By Alexander C. Diener,Joshua Hagen,Eric D. Carter,Karen Culcasi,Reece Jones,Robert Lloyd,Nick Megoran,Julian V. Minghi,David Newman,Robert Ostergren,William C. Rowe

From our earliest schooldays, we're proven the area as a colourful university of nations, every one outlined via their very own immutable borders. What we regularly do not understand is that each political boundary was once created through humans. No political border is extra normal or actual than one other, but a few foreign borders make no obvious experience in any respect. whereas targeting a few of these strange border shapes, this attention-grabbing e-book highlights the real fact that all borders, even those who look "normal," are social structures. In an period the place the continuing relevance of the kingdom kingdom is being wondered and the place transnationalism is changing the measure to which borders successfully demarcate areas of belonging, the members argue that this element is key to our realizing of the realm.

The particular and compelling histories of a few of the world's oddest borders offer a great context for this staff of specialists to provide available and enlightening discussions of cultural globalization, fiscal integration, foreign migration, imperialism, postcolonialism, international terrorism, nationalism, and supranationalism. each one author's nearby services enriches a textured account of the historic context within which those borders got here into life in addition to their historic and ongoing impression at the humans and states they bound.

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Contributions by: Eric D. Carter, Karen Culcasi, Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen, Reece Jones, Robert Lloyd, Nick Megoran, Julian V. Minghi, David Newman, Robert Ostergren, and William C. Rowe.

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