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Walls, borders, boundaries [[electronic resource] ] : spatial and cultural practices in Europe / / edited by Marc Silberman, Karen E. Till & Janet Ward

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Titolo: Walls, borders, boundaries [[electronic resource] ] : spatial and cultural practices in Europe / / edited by Marc Silberman, Karen E. Till & Janet Ward Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: New York, : Berghahn Books, 2012
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (282 p.)
Disciplina: 320.1/2094
Soggetto topico: Geopolitics - Europe - History
Territory, National - Europe
Ethnicity - Europe - History
Soggetto geografico: Europe Boundaries History
Europe Historical geography
Europe Civilization
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: WardJanet <1963->  
SilbermanMarc <1948->  
TillKaren E  
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-260) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Introduction : walls, borders, boundaries / Marc Silberman, Karen E. Till, and Janet Ward -- The dialectics of urban form in absolutist France / Yair Mintzker -- The camp in the city, the city as camp : Berlin's other guarded walls / Olaf Briese -- 'Threshold resistance' : Dani Karavan's Berlin Installation Grundgesetz / Eric Jarosinski -- Did walls really come down? : contemporary b/ordering walls in Europe / Daniela Vicherat Mattar -- Border guarding as spatial practice : a case study of Czech communist governance and hidden transcripts / Muriel Blaive and Thomas Lindenberger -- A 'complicated contrivance' : West Berlin behind the wall, 1971-1989 / David Barclay -- Moving borders and competing civilizing missions : Germany, Poland, and Ukraine in the context of the EU's eastern enlargement / Steffi Marung -- Migrants, mosques, and minarets : reworking the boundaries of liberal democracy in Switzerland and Germany / Patricia Ehrkamp -- Not our kind : generational barriers dividing postwar Albanian migrant communities / Isa Blumi -- Invisible migrants : memory and German nationhood in the shadow of the Berlin Wall / Jeffrey Jurgens -- Crossing boundaries in Cyprus : landscapes of memory in the demilitarized zone / Gülgün Kayim.
Sommario/riassunto: How is it that walls, borders, boundaries-and their material and symbolic architectures of division and exclusion-engender their very opposite? This edited volume explores the crossings, permeations, and constructions of cultural and political borders between peoples and territories, examining how walls, borders, and boundaries signify both interdependence and contact within sites of conflict and separation. Topics addressed range from the geopolitics of Europe's historical and contemporary city walls to conceptual reflections on the intersection of human rights and separating walls, the me
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ISBN: 1-280-87610-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910536783903321
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Serie: Spektrum (New York, N.Y.) ; ; v. 4.