Randall H. McGuire
Why Are We Building New Barriers to Divide Us?
The contributors to this volume illuminate the roles and uses of walls around the world--in contexts ranging from historic neighborhoods to contemporary national borders.
Contributors to this volume focus on elements of life in past societies that “went without saying” and uncover complex manipulations of power that have often gone unrecognized. They show that Occam’s razor—the tendency to favor simpler explanations—is sometimes just an excuse to avoid dealing with the historical world in its full complexity.
The Embodiment of Risk Along the U.S.-México Line
The Colorado Coalfield Strike of 1913-1914
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