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Synonyms for borderland

the line or area separating geopolitical units

Synonyms for borderland

district consisting of the area on either side of a border or boundary of a country or an area

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I would add that A User's Guide to Postcolonial and Latino Borderland Fiction with its studies of works by Arundhati Roy, Amitav Ghosh, Zadie Smith, Hari Kunzru, Latino comic book author-artists such as Tejano Judge Margarito C.
This improved understanding and transboundary network will be paramount as Peru and Brazil continue to contemplate borderland development projects with profound socio-environmental impacts such as the Pucallpa-Cruzeiro do Sul railway and the Puerto Esperanza-Inapari road (Jump, Salisbury and Vadjunec, 2011; Appling, Salisbury, 2012).
Within history, a concern with the emergence of the colonial borderlands that came to form the basis for nation-states has proven to be a productive starting point for considering nation-state formation and capitalist expansion, most notably through Eric Tagliacozzo's masterful account of the emergence of the Anglo-Dutch border (Secret trades, porous borders: Smuggling and states along a Southeast Asian frontier, 2005).
Moreover, as has been illustrated from cross-border migration (Sindjoun 2004, Meye 2004, Mimche 2007, Ouedraogo, 2007, Oshineye 2009), identity construction entails material concerns borderland actors have to cope with in their border strategies.
Lithuanian-Polish-Belarusian borderland is the centre of Europe and during all period after disintegration of the USSR remains the centre of stability and safe coexistence of various ethnos occupying it.
The analogy of the borderland is a tad more ambiguous.
Hele (editor), Lines Drawn Upon the Water: First Nations and the Great Lakes Borders and Borderlands Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008, 378 pages.
The concept of the borderland suggests some possible benefits of dislocation.
The multifarious assemblage emphasizes works produced by Haitians and Dominicans and places them in dialogue with works by writers and artists "born in Europe, the rest of the Americas, Algeria, New Zealand, and Japan who have also dealt with both the politics of borderline-crossing and the poetics of borderland dwelling" (p.
Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands.
The second part of the book, chapters four and five, chronicle how a militarized border and strict legal definitions of nationality and race started to complicate the borderland lifestyles of the Plains Metis in the late 1870s and beyond.
Dominican, DominicanAmerican, Haitian and Haitian-American writers and artists are put in dialogue with authors who were born in Europe, the rest of the Americas, Algeria, New Zealand, and Japan in order to illuminate some of the processes and histories that have woven and continue to weave the texture of the borderland and the complex web of border relations on the island.
This volume examines the relationship between archeology and modern national identities and nationalism, focusing on the Danish-German borderland.
In five parts, contributors trace the beginnings of and necessity for transnational abolitionist activism in this unique borderland, and the legal and political pressures, coupled with African Americans' irrepressible quest for freedom, that led to the growth of the Underground Railroad.
8) "The experiences of these borderland Metis communities," he continues, "therefore offer a fresh perspective on the political, economic, and environmental transformations that re-worked the Northern Plains across the nineteenth century.