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Empires and walls : globalization, migration, and colonial domination, by Mohammad A. Chaichian

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Empires and walls : globalization, migration, and colonial domination
Title
Empires and walls
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globalization, migration, and colonial domination
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by Mohammad A. Chaichian
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Language
eng
Summary
Why do empires build walls and fences? Are they for defensive purposes only, to keep the 'barbarians' at the gate; or do they also function as complex offensive military structures to subjugate and control the colonized? Are the colonized subjects also capable of erecting barriers to shield themselves from colonial onslaughts? In Empires and Walls Mohammad A. Chaichian meticulously examines the rise and fall of the walls that are no longer around; as well as impending fate of 'neo-liberal' barriers that imperial and colonial powers have erected in the new Millennium. Based on four years of extensive historical and field-based research Chaichian provides compelling evidence that regardless of their rationale and functions, walls always signal the fading power of an empire --
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Chaichian, Mohammad A
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
Series statement
Studies in critical social sciences,
Series volume
volume 62
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walls
  • Boundaries
  • Borderlands
  • Imperialism
  • World history
  • Colonization
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Globalization
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Empires and walls : globalization, migration, and colonial domination, by Mohammad A. Chaichian
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Foreword / by David Fasenfest -- Walls, borders, and imperial formations : in search of an explanation -- Borders, walls and globalization -- Part One. The imperial walls that are no longer around -- Hadrian's Wall : an ill-fated strategy for tribal management in Roman Britain -- Red snake : the Great Wall of Gorgan, Iran -- Clash of empires : prelude to the Berlin Wall -- Build the wall : the two German economies are now united! -- Part Two. Anti-imperialist walls -- Dismantling the defensive wall of the colonized -- Neo-colonial walls -- An empire in the making : American colonial interests south of the border -- The great offensive wall of Mexico : border blues -- Israel and Palestine : a settler colony is born -- Bantustans, maquiladoras, and the separation barrier Israeli style -- Epilogue: Conceptualizing walls and borders : "globalization from within"
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FIEb17455212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 362 pages
Isbn
9789004236035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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  • FIE
  • (OCoLC)881359931
Label
Empires and walls : globalization, migration, and colonial domination, by Mohammad A. Chaichian
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword / by David Fasenfest -- Walls, borders, and imperial formations : in search of an explanation -- Borders, walls and globalization -- Part One. The imperial walls that are no longer around -- Hadrian's Wall : an ill-fated strategy for tribal management in Roman Britain -- Red snake : the Great Wall of Gorgan, Iran -- Clash of empires : prelude to the Berlin Wall -- Build the wall : the two German economies are now united! -- Part Two. Anti-imperialist walls -- Dismantling the defensive wall of the colonized -- Neo-colonial walls -- An empire in the making : American colonial interests south of the border -- The great offensive wall of Mexico : border blues -- Israel and Palestine : a settler colony is born -- Bantustans, maquiladoras, and the separation barrier Israeli style -- Epilogue: Conceptualizing walls and borders : "globalization from within"
Control code
FIEb17455212
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 362 pages
Isbn
9789004236035
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
  • FIE
  • (OCoLC)881359931

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