The Glocal Green Line: The Imperial Cartopolitical Puppeteering of Cyprus

  title={The Glocal Green Line: The Imperial Cartopolitical Puppeteering of Cyprus},
  author={Rodrigo Bueno-Lacy and Henk van Houtum},
  pages={586 - 624}
ABSTRACT Cyprus has been divided for more than four decades by a cease fire line known as “the Green Line”. This long-standing partition has made the island infamous for the seemingly unsolvable antagonism between its “Turkish” and “Greek” inhabitants. In this article, we argue that, in order to better understand why this division has remained obstinately meaningful for Cypriots, we need to “delocalise” the Green Line that separates them. We contend that the foundation upon which the conflict… 

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