The Geography of Border Landscapes

The Geography of Border Landscapes

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This volume is about border landscapes, with emphasis on the varying impact that political decision-making and ideological differences can have on the environment at border locations, for example. This volume by political-geography experts from across the globe provides important insights specficially into border landscapes and so serves to further our understanding of aspects of cultural landscapes.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 332 pages
  • 164 x 244 x 27mm | 659.99g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138815586
  • 9781138815582

About Dennis Rumley

Dennis Rumley is Professor of Indian Ocean Studies at Curtin University, Western Australia.
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Table of contents

Introduction: The Border Landscape Concept 1. From Conflict to Harmony in Border Landscapes Julian V. Minghi 2. Geographical Investigtations In Boundary Areas of the Basle Region ('Regio') Werner A. Gallusser 3. Boundary, Values and Identity: The Swiss-Italian Transborder Region Walter Leimgruber 4. Some Developing and Current Problems of the Eastern Border Landscape of the Federal Republic of Germany: The Bavarian Example Ulrich Ante 5. Geographic Problems of Frontier Regions: The Case of the Italo-Yugoslav Border Landscape Vladimir Klemencic and Milan Bufon 6. The Impact of Sovereignty Transfer on the Settlement Pattern of Sakhalin Island Shinshuke Minamide 7. Society, State and Peripherality: The Case of the Thai-Malaysian Border Landscape Dennis Rumley 8. The Indoneisa-Papua New Guinea Border Landscape Ronald J. May 9. Coastal Islands on an International Boundary: Dauan and Parama in the Torres Strait George Ohshima 10. Inter-and Intra-Regional Conflicts in Pakistan's Border Landscape Mohammed Ismail Siddiqi 11. The Gulf of Aqaba Coastline: An Evolving Border Landscape Alasdair Drysdale 12. The Evolution and Concemporary Significance of the Bophuthatswana-Botswana Border Landscape James Drummond and Andrew H. Manson 13. Where the Colorado Flows into Mexico John E. Chappell Jr 14. Peacekeeping Missions and Landscapes Stanley D. Brunn. Conclusion Border Landscapes: Themes and Directions
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