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Bordered Places Bounded Times : Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Turkey (Hardcover)

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Building on similarities and exploring differences in the way scholars undertake their research, this volume presents crossdisciplinary communication on the study of borders, frontiers and boundaries through time, with a focus on Turkey. Standing at the dividing/connecting line between Europe and Asia, Turkey emerges as a place carrying a rich history of multiple layers of borders that have been drawn, shifted or unmade from the remote past until today: from Palaeolithic hunter-gatherers to the period of early states in the Bronze Age, from the poleis of classical antiquity to the period of the empires defined by the Roman expansion and Byzantine rule, from the imprints of the Ottoman state’s expanded frontiers to contemporary Turkey’s national borders. Amidst proliferating interdisciplinary collaborations for the study of borders between social anthropology, geography, political science and history, this book aims to contribute to a nascent but growing direction in border studies by including archaeology as a collocutor and using Turkey as a case study.
Number of Pages: 205
Genre: Business + Money Management, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: David Brown Book Co
Language: English
Street Date: August 8, 2017
TCIN: 52748598
UPC: 9781898249382
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-0677
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