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Border Approaches : Anthropological Perspectives on Frontiers :  Anthropological Perspectives on Frontiers - Hastings Donnan

Border Approaches : Anthropological Perspectives on Frontiers

Anthropological Perspectives on Frontiers

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Published: September 1994
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In recent years, the world has witnessed enormous changes in the political borders between nation-states. These changes have highlighted the function and meaning of physical borders in the construction of nationality.

A fascinating look at a perennial and world wide problem. -- Dr. Elliott Leyton, Memorial University Succinct chapters, generally accessible writing and clear presentation of ethnographic material together make this a useful book... Sociology Succinct chapters, generally accessible writing and clear presentation of ethnographic material together make this a useful book... Sociology A fascinating look at a perennial and world wide problem. -- Dr. Elliott Leyton, Memorial University

Preface
An anthropology of frontiersp. 1
Borderline questions: people and space in West Africap. 15
Local Arabesk, the Hatay and the Turkish-Syrian borderp. 31
Reflections on the place of the border in contemporary Sikh affairsp. 53
'Baguette heads' and 'spiked helmets': children's constructions of nationality at the German-French borderp. 63
Symbolic boundaries and 'real' borders on the Portuguese-Spanish frontierp. 75
Cultural divergence and durability: the border, symbolic boundaries and the Irish gentryp. 89
Symbolic dimensions to the Irish borderp. 101
Indexp. 119
About the contributorsp. 127
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ISBN: 9780819194534
ISBN-10: 0819194530
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 134
Published: September 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.37