Borderlands in World History, 1700–1914

  • Paul Readman
  • Cynthia Radding
  • Chad Bryant

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Borderlands in a Global Perspective

    1. Paul Readman, Cynthia Radding, Chad Bryant
      Pages 1-23
  3. Writing Borderlands

  4. Borderlands, Territoriality, and Landscape

  5. Borderlands and State Action

  6. National Identities and European Borderlands

  7. Labor and Social Experience

  8. Reading Borders: Individuals and Their Borderlands

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 326-345

About this book


Covering two hundred years, this groundbreaking book brings together essays on borderlands by leading experts in the modern history of the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia to offer the first historical study of borderlands with a global reach.


World History Modern History Borderlands Borderland Studies Frontiers Boundaries Europe history Napoleon North America Polis world history

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Readman
    • 1
  • Cynthia Radding
    • 2
  • Chad Bryant
    • 2
  1. 1.King’s College LondonUK
  2. 2.The University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-32056-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32058-2
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