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Territory. A Short Introduction. Edition No. 1. Short Introductions to Geography

  • ID: 5225774
  • Book
  • August 2005
  • 176 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This short introduction conveys the complexities associated with the term "territory" in a clear and accessible manner. It surveys the field and brings theory to ground in the case of Palestine.
  • A clear and accessible introduction to the complexities associated with the term "territory".
  • Provides an interdisciplinary survey of the many strands of research in the field.
  • Addresses specific areas including interpretations of territorial structures; the relationship between territoriality and scale; the validity and fluidity of territory; and the practical, social processes associated with territorial re-configurations.
  • Stresses that our understanding of territory is inseparable from our understanding of power.
  • Uses Israel/Palestine as an extended illustrative case study.
  • The author’s strong legal and geographical background gives the work an authoritative perspective.
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List of Illustrations.

Series Editors' Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Entering the Territory of Territory.

2 Disciplining and Undisciplining Territory.

3 Human Territoriality and its Boundaries.

4 Parsing Palisraelestine.

5: Further Explorations.

Bibliography.

Index.

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David Delaney Amherst College.
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