This classic work is a comprehensive treatment of the world’s political frontiers and boundaries, and includes sections on boundaries in the air as well as chapters treating the subject in a regional manner, covering the continets in terms of the evolution of boundaries.
‘Prescott has produced a comprehensive, mature work that actually delivers what its title promises…he has produced a work that will retain its value to students, scholars and practitioners for decades to come…’ Political Geography Quarterly
‘Ample maps, charts and diagrams enhance the readability of this book. Its great reference value makes it a splendid addition to the library of international lawyers, political geographers and others concerned with boundaries and boundary disputes.’ The American Journal of International Law
1. Introduction 2. Frontiers 3. The Evolution of Boundaries 4. International Boundary Disputes 5. Maritime Boundaries 6. Border Landscapes 7. Europe 8. The Americas 9. Asia 10. Africa 11. The Middle East 12. Australia, Indonesia and the Islands of the South Pacific Ocean 13. Antarctica