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The great great wall : along the borders of history from China to Mexico / Ian Volner.

Author/Creator:
Volner, Ian author.
Publication:
New York : Abrams Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Boundaries -- Psychological aspects.
Border security -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Undocumented immigrants -- Government policy -- United States.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Summary:
An architectural historian takes a deep dive into the story of Trump's wall and examines famous walls from throughout human history and what they reveal about us.
Contents:
Introduction
The invention of difference. Jericho ; Conquest
Border as forge. Hadrian ; Empire
Unstable walls. China ; Crisis
The art of the wall-able. Thiers ; Reaction
Constructing the normal. Berlin ; Takeover
The return of them. West Bank ; Control
The way of all walls.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-241).
ISBN:
9781419732829
141973282X
OCLC:
1104143531