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Author Volner, Ian, author.

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

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Pearl Street Branch Library - Adult Department  320.1 VOL    Check Shelf
Description 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-241).
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.
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.
Subject Boundaries -- Psychological aspects.
Border security -- Mexican-American Border Region.
Noncitizens -- Government policy -- United States.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Border security. (OCoLC)fst01742239
Boundaries -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00837080
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst00908700
Noncitizens -- Government policy. (OCoLC)fst00967160
North America -- Mexican-American Border Region. (OCoLC)fst01239966
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
ISBN 9781419732829 (hardcover)
141973282X (hardcover)
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