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Territory Beyond Terra


Peters, K and Steinberg, P and Stratford, E, Territory Beyond Terra, Rowman & Littlefield International, London, United Kingdom, pp. 302. ISBN 978-1-78660-011-0 (2018) [Edited Book]

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At the root of our understanding of territory is the concept of terra—land—a surface of fixed points with stable features that can be calculated, categorised, and controlled. But what of the many spaces on Earth that defy this simplistic characterisation: Oceans in which ‘places’ are continuously re-formed? Air that can never be fully contained? Watercourses that obtain their value by transcending boundaries?

This book examines the politics of these spaces to shed light on the challenges of our increasingly dynamic world. Through a focus on the planet’s elements, environments, and edges, the contributors to Territory beyond Terra extend our understanding of territory to the dynamic, contentious spaces of contemporary politics.

Item Details

Item Type:Edited Book
Keywords:human geography, territory, spatiality, place, water, geopolitics
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Human geography
Research Field:Social geography
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Stratford, E (Professor Elaine Stratford)
ID Code:124899
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:College Office - CALE
Deposited On:2018-03-17
Last Modified:2021-01-27

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