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    Rachel St. John ô 7 read & download free read º eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ô Rachel St. John (KINDLE) Line in the Sand BY Rachel St. John A Harvard professor Rachel St John has just published a useful and comprehensive short history of the western US Mexico border meaning from El Paso to San DiegoIt is a tale that approaches geography as a multiform kind of space social space indigenous space national identity space commercial space smuggling space and so forthEarly on as history records the United States found ways to take what we call the no

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    (KINDLE) Line in the Sand BY Rachel St. John I read the first half of this and skimmed the second because the first half was interesting to me It relates to my field the northeastern CanadaUS border What were these boundaries like when they were just imaginary unpoliced lines running through desert or forest or mountains? It is always fascinating to me to read about borders and the persistent idea that it is easy to draw natural borders between two countries There has alw

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  • Hardcover
  • 284
  • Line in the Sand
  • Rachel St. John
  • English
  • 09 July 2019
  • 9780691141541