1st Edition

The Geography of Border Landscapes (Routledge Library Editions: Political Geography)

ISBN 9781138815636
Published November 10, 2016 by Routledge
328 Pages

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Book Description

This book is an outcome of the 26th international geographical union congress in Perth, Western Australia. It focuses on border landscapes, with emphasis on the varying impact that political decision-making and ideological differences can have on the environment at border locations.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The border landscape concept 2. From conflict to harmony in border landscapes 3. Geographical investigations in boundary areas of the Basle region (‘Regio’) 4. Boundary, values and identity: The Swiss-Italian transborder region 5. Some developing and current problems of the eastern border landscape of the Federal Republic of Germany: The Bavarian example 6. Geographic problems of frontier regions: The case of the Italo-Yugoslav border landscape 7. The impact of sovereignty transfer on the settlement pattern of Sakhalin Island 8. Society, state and peripherally: The case of the Thai Malaysian Border Landscape 9. The Indonesia-Papua New Guinea border landscape 10. Coastal islands on an international boundary: Dauan and Parama in the Torres Strait 11. Inter- and intra-regional conflicts in Pakistan’s border landscape 12. The Gulf of Aqaba coastline: An evolving border landscape 13. The evolution and contemporary significance of the Bophuthatswana-Botswana border landscape 14. Where the Colorado flows into Mexico 15. Peacekeeping missions and landscapes 16. Conclusion Border landscapes: Themes and directions

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