"The Americas" provides an original and far-ranging interpretation of issues relating to territory, boundaries and societies in the American continent. The articles examine issues such as: the border crossing between Mexico and the United States, transborder pollution between California and Baja California, the Ecuador-Peru dispute, and the Argentine-Chile frontier.
Contributors: Hernan Santis Arenas, Susana Bandieri, Bertha K. Becker, Alfredo C. Dachary, Jan de Vos, Monica Gangas Geisse, Pascal O. Girot, Olivier Kramsch, Allan Lavell, Cuauhte'moc Leon, Marina Robles, Ronald Bruce St. John, Peter Slowe.
1. The Geography of Borderlands: The case of the Quebec-US borderlands / Peter M. Slowe -- 2. Transborder Regional Planning in the Context of Binational Economic Integration: The case of a new border crossing between Mexico and the United States / Olivier Kramsch -- 3. Myths and Realities of Transborder Pollution Between California and Baja California / Cuauhtemoc Leon and Marina Robles -- 4. Border Regions in Central America: An agenda for future research priorities / Allan Lavell -- 5. Chiapas, Central American Frontier in Mexico / Jan de Vos -- 6. The Mexico-Belize Border: Origin, present situation and perspectives / Alfredo C. Dachary -- 7. The Interoceanic Canal and Boundaries in Central America: The case of the San Juan River / Pascal O. Girot -- 8. The Ecuador-Peru Dispute: A reconsideration / Ronald Bruce St John -- 9. Technology, Geopolitics and Frontiers in Brazil / Bertha K. Becker.