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borderland

[′bȯrd·ər‚land]
(geology)
One of the crystalline, continental landmasses postulated to have existed on the exterior (oceanward) side of geosynclines.
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Afghanistan: Graveyard of Empires differs from other histories of that country in its focus on the borderland between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The Lithuanian-Polish-Belarusian borderland is a unique case in EU and in Central Europe.
On the basis of the distinction he draws between ideas and labor defined as "organized class struggle" for rights, unions, access to education, free medical care, public transportation services, and the "freedom of organization, expression, and representation for all" (74), he argues against the collapse of fiction into reality: "[t]he tasks at hand are to study the aesthetic function of postcolonial and Latino borderland fictional narratives and to avoid confusing their realism (their generic mode) for reality" (4).
The concept of the borderland suggests some possible benefits of dislocation.
This book does more than enlighten us about a remote borderland region of southwestern China in the late imperial period.
That is the conclusion of an essay by Tony Payan and Amanda Vasquez, who say that "the borderland 'Chicano' culture and political clout, as well as market forces, are structuring the [U.
As the son of immigrants I inherited the oral history of my family and the experience of social, economic, political, and cultural displacement that now, almost one hundred years later, continues to resonate with the experience of newly arrived immigrants and the many folks who have lived in the borderlands since before the Alamo became the subject of film and fable.
Both Anzaldua's and Alvarez's texts oscillate between different genres (albeit in very different ways), and in this way both can be said to be borderland texts.
Of a framework agreement on the guarding and protection of property of the Bundeswehr; here: borderland barracks, Oberviechtach Oberpfalz and barracks, Pfreimd.
The study of "bordering techniques and procedures", "phenomenon of emigration", "emigration restrictions", "border transgressions" gives us a possibility to understand relations between state and territory, borderland community and other population, to develop a new approach for understanding how borders appear or disappear, become significant, meaningful or meaningless.
NEW BOOK RELEASES: In Tangier by Mohamed Choukri, Pageant by Joanna Fuhrman, Perfect Rigor by Masha Gessen A Time for Everything by Karl Knausgaard, Borderland Roads by Ho Kyun, A Good Fall by Ha Jin, Upgraded to Serious by Heather McHugh, Easy: Poems by Marie Ponsot, The Humbling by Philip Roth, The Changing Room by Zhai Yongming Cool Auditor by Ray Gonzalez, The Sisterhood of the Rose by Jim Marrs, McPoems by Billeh Nickerson
The long borderland in Kalimantan between Indonesia and East Malaysia is partly mountainous and environmentally unique, its three national parks forming the core of a tri-nation "Heart of Borneo" initiative proposed by environmental NGOs and ratified in 2006.