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About this book

Introduction

We are used to the idea that each state has clearly defined borders, which cleanly separate different nationalities from one another. What, though, were frontiers like before the evolution of the modern nation state? The nine essays in this book seek to answer this question across a thousand years of Eurasian history.

Keywords

crusades history nation Russia Syria

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Power
    • 1
  • Naomi Standen
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SheffieldUK
  2. 2.University of Wisconsin-SuperiorUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-27439-0
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-68453-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-27439-0
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