11 Epilogue: Conceptualizing Walls and borders—“Globalization from within”

@inproceedings{Chaichian201411EC,
  title={11 Epilogue: Conceptualizing Walls and borders—“Globalization from within”},
  author={Mohammad A. Chaichian},
  year={2014}
}
This chapter provides concluding remarks for this book Empires and Walls: Globalization, Migration, and Colonial Domination, which deals with the defunct and dismantled ancient and modern walls. Imperial walls and barriers that are constructed and maintained are seldom located on the frontiers. Borders are demarcation lines between two socio-political entities, and up to the point that their economies function independently there is no need for an intensive border fortification and control. The… Expand