The Resource Walls: : travels along the barricades, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)

Walls: : travels along the barricades, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)

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Walls: : travels along the barricades
Title
Walls:
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travels along the barricades
Statement of responsibility
Marcello Di Cintio
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Language
eng
Summary
What does it mean to live against a wall? In this ambitious first person narrative, Marcello Di Cintio travels to the world's most disputed edges to meet the people who live alongside the razor wire, concrete, and steel and how the structure of the walls has influenced their lives. Di Cintio shares tea with Saharan refugees on the wrong side of Morocco's desert wall. He meets with illegal Punjabi migrants who have circumvented the fencing around the Spanish enclave of Ceuta. He visits fenced-in villages in northeast India, walks Arizona's migrant trails, and travels to Palestinian villages to witness the protests against Israel's security barrier. From Native American reservations on the U. S. -Mexico border and the 'Great Wall of Montreal' to Cyprus's divided capital and the Peace Lines of Belfast, Di Cintio seeks to understand what these structures say about those who build them and how they influence the cultures that they pen in. He learns that while every wall fails to accomplish what it was erected to achieve the walls are never solutions each wall succeeds at something else. Some walls define Us from Them with Medieval clarity. Some walls encourage fear or feed hate. Some walls steal. Others kill. And every wall inspires its own subversion, either by the infiltrators who dare to go over, under, or around them, or by the artists who transform them
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1973-
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Di Cintio, Marcello
Dewey number
306.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Border security
  • Boundary disputes
  • Walls
  • Fences
  • Freedom of movement
  • Di Cintio, Marcello
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Walls: : travels along the barricades, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781593765651
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11783017
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remote
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11783017
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MWT11783017
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Walls: : travels along the barricades, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781593765651
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11783017
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11783017
System control number
MWT11783017
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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