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Why walls won't work : repairing the US-Mexico divide

Author: M J Dear
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Dear
ISBN: 9780199897988 0199897980
OCLC Number: 802324774
Description: xiii, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Monuments, Mexico and manifest destiny --
Maps without borders: continuity and connection in early times --
From frontier settlements to transborder cities --
Law and order at the border --
Third nation before the wall --
Third nation of the mind --
Fortress USA --
Mexico: narco-state or failed state? --
Third nation interrupted --
Why walls won't work.
Responsibility: Michael Dear.
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A fascinating and indispensable book for everyone living in North America. Michael Dear deploys a rigorous social science mixed with the fresh eye of an explorer to guide us through the 'third Read more...

 
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