By Anders Linde-Laursen

what's a border? This likely uncomplicated query is right here responded through a multidisciplinary research of the cultural, geographic and old lifestyles of borders, and the ways in which they've got formed our international. utilizing the Danish-Swedish border to demonstrate the activities of teams and contributors engaged in bordering because the 1600s, this richly theoretical dialogue highlights the complexities of political and cultural id strategies. Comparative views are introduced jointly to supply a considerate research of ways such approaches functionality, and of the way borders paintings on either an imagined nationhood and experiential own point. the writer additionally examines how all through historical past humans have lived with and prompted or been prompted through borders, why a few borders stay uncontested whereas others time and again impress cross-border conflicts, and the way latest bordering tactics might be intentionally manipulated.

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