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Mark Frost <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 7 Apr 1999 08:39:53 -0500
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>     I think Anne and Ron have hit the nail on the head with their
> comments about international borders.  FYI, there is an active
> association (now about 20 years old) called the Association for
> Borderlands Studies.  The ABS has members from many countries some of
> whom attend the WSSA meetings.  Have a look at the WSSA schedule to see
> some interesting papers.  There is also a journal of borderlands studies
> founded in 1986.  There are other border academic associations as well.
> The concept of borders and the functions they perform or don't perform
> is an old topic with a long literature --some of it interesting.  At any
> rate, any of you would be welcome as members of the association.

I have hear of them.  I am familiar with the journal which is a good one.  I
believe Jim Horner is a member having published an article noting the
problems between Iraq and Kuwait before the Gulf War. (I think it is the
same Journal).

> See ya in Ft. Worth.

What's going on in Ft. Worth.  Am I being left out of something? :-)

MARK FROST - Economist - Dept of Political Economy
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