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Author Chaichian, Mohammad A.
Title Empires and walls : globalization, migration, and colonial domination / by Mohammad A. Chaichian.
Imprint Leiden : Brill, 2013.

Author Chaichian, Mohammad A.
Series Studies in critical social sciences, 1573-4234 ; volume 62
Studies in critical social sciences ; volume 62. 1573-4234
Subject Walls -- Political aspects -- History.
Boundaries -- Political aspects -- History.
Borderlands -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
World history.
Colonization -- History.
Emigration and immigration -- History.
Globalization -- History.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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."
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789004260665 (electronic bk.)
9004260668 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 867857123
Additional Format Print version: Chaichian, Mohammad A. Empires and walls 9789004236035 (DLC) 2013036436 (OCoLC)861322883

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