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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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The transformation of the region's broader security landscape has changed the reality of borderland security as well.
Hogue's discussion of borderlands and race ensures Metis and the Medicine Line will be useful for readers of Canadian Ethnic Studies even if they do not specifically study the Metis.
Excavating Nations: Archeology, Museums, and the German-Danish Borderlands. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.
Scholars of the Underground Railroad as well as those in borderland studies will appreciate the interdisciplinary mix and unique contributions of this volume.
Adopting an approach of borderland studies to analyze the Canal Zone-Panama corridor, Borderland on the Isthmus demonstrates the extent to which the Zone functioned both as an empire enclave characterized by colonial relations with hierarchies of power along the lines of race, nationality, class, and gender and as a borderland.
But while the book is borderlands history writ large, there are many places that readers of Labour/Le Travail will find of interest in terms of the labour history of the borderland Metis.
We are certainly familiar with the commercial activity that flowed across the river in the antebellum period and how attitudes toward slavery were tempered by the need to do business, but Salafia argues that bound labor and slavery existed on a continuum in the borderland. The residents north of the river "defined the Ohio River as the northern limit of the chattel principle, but they retained a system of bound labor" (4).
Receiving news that E[currency]yrnak Governor will go to borderland, residents of the village went to the same location to protest a safe way which will be built on Iranian border.
Borderland within their territories clearly differ which was reflected in the solutions for the local authority, its scope, tasks and methods of their implementation.
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).
Lithuanian-Polish-Belarusian borderland is the centre of Europe and during all period after disintegration of the USSR remains the centre of stability and safe coexistence of various ethnos occupying it.