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" Frontiers are indeed the razor's edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations. "
Transgression as a Rule: German-Polish Cross-border Cooperation, Border ... - Page 18
by Ulrich Best - 2007 - 279 pages
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A Wandering Student in the Far East, Volume 1

Lawrence John Lumley Dundas Marquis of Zetland - 1908
...CHAPTER XVII. THB MAKING OF THE NORTH-EAST FRONTIER. PART L: OR1AT BRITAIN AND CHINA. " FRONTIERS are the razor's edge on which hang suspended the modern...issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations;" * and of all the frontiers which have claimed the attention of British statesmen, none are comparable...
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The New World

Isaiah Bowman - 1921 - 632 pages
...dispute is a possible cause of war, and boundary disputes grow out of ignorance as well as ambition. "Frontiers are indeed the razor's edge on which hang...the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death for nations." The unsettled boundaries of the Latin-American nations are therefore matters of general...
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The Geography Behind History

William Gordon East - 1967 - 203 pages
...town of Birmingham, the fortunes of which had yet to be made. 97 CHAPTER VH Frontiers and Boundaries Frontiers are indeed the razor's edge on which hang...issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations. LORD CUHZON, Frontiers (1907) WHATEVER else it may be, a politically organised territory or state is...
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A Political Geography of Africa

E. A. Boateng - 1978 - 292 pages
...crossed. Herein lies the justification for Lord Curzon's oft-quoted observation that 'frontiers form a razor's edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death for nations'.2 The terms boundaries andfrontiers are often used as though they were synonymous and...
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Southeast Asia: Essays in Political Geography

Lee Yong Leng - 1982 - 202 pages
...draftsman, Mr. Poon Puay Kee, for drawing the maps. Lee Yong Leng Boundaries and Boundary Disputes Frontiers are indeed the razor's edge on which hang...the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death for nations. (Lord Curzon, 1908) The straight-line boundary is really quite a new phenomenon in Southeast...
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Somali Refugees in the Horn of Africa: State of the Art Literature Review

Sidney R. Waldron, Naima Ali Hasci - 1995 - 88 pages
...anticipated the plight of Somali pastoralists in the Ogaden in his poignant statement about frontiers being 'the razor's edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war or peace, of death or life to nations' (quoted in Asiwaju 1993 p. 2). For the last 25 years, Somalia has questioned...
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Frontiers in Regional Development

Y. Gradus, Harvey Lithwick - 1996 - 319 pages
...groups, tribes, and even families. The justification was political and military, in Lord Curzon's words: "Frontiers are, indeed, the razor's edge on which...issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations" (1907, quoted in Barkindo 1993). In some ways, a most unhappy marriage, especially for indigenous peoples,...
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Margins of Insecurity: Minorities and International Security

Sam C. Nolutshungu - 1996 - 302 pages
...Oxford in 1 906, he uttered the statement that has since become an axiom that "frontiers [borders] are the razor's edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations."63 From the point of view of the Project on Security of Marginal Populations and this particular...
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Frontier Fictions: Shaping the Iranian Nation, 1804-1946

Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet - 1999 - 304 pages
...boundary commissions during his service, appreciated the frontier phenomenon. "Frontiers," he declared, "are indeed the razor's edge on which hang suspended...issues of war or peace, of life or death to nations. . . . Just as the protection of the home is the most vital care of the private citizen, so the integrity...
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Geopolitics, Geography, and Strategy

Colin S. Gray, Geoffrey Sloan, Geoffrey R. Sloan - 1999 - 289 pages
...the trends towards globalization on the other. This was the period about which Lord Curzon16 spoke: 'frontiers are indeed the razor's edge on which hang suspended the modern issues of war and peace, of life or death to nations'. In a similar vein, Holditch17 noted: 'in the recent history...
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