International Boundaries: A Geopolitical Atlas

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Psychology Press, 2003 - History - 941 pages
A comprehensive worldwide study of borders and border vulnerability, this important resource clearly chronicles and maps territorial boundaries of the world's nations.
In the light of resurgent nationalism, the fall of communism, and the lingering legacy of colonialism, territorial boundaries remain a contentious issue for many states. Arranged by country, this timely atlas examines in detail the topography and geography of borders, as well as treaties and other diplomatic maneuverings that have set modern-day territorial boundaries. Featuring measurements of the political, economical, social, and military relationships between states, combined with a measure of geographical accessibility, the atlas also explores the probability of conflict.
* Covers all the states in the world and their dependencies, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe
* Details treaties and other important legal settlements that have set today's borders
* 200 b/w maps illustrate international boundaries as well as physical and topographical features
* Each boundary is explained both with descriptive text as well as visually on maps
* Provides an assessment of geopolitical vulnerability for each boundary
* Features an easy-to-comprehend key to help clarify numerical ratios and geographical terms
* Offers accurate and concrete information about the circumstances leading to conflicts currently in the news
In a time when over 70 percent of international conflicts are related to boundaries--from local tensions such as those over Abu Musa, to macro-political issues involving trans-boundary flows of drugs, arms, and terrorism--this authoritative reference will prove valuable to students and researchers of international relations, security studies, world history, and geography, as well as to professionals working for international NGOs, embassies, military institutions, and global corporations.
Each entry features:
* A synopsis of the location of the country, its basic geography, and population statistics
* Descriptions of land and maritime boundaries and a summary of territorial settlements and treaties between contiguous countries
* A geopolitical index, assigned to each country border, considering all aspects of geography-including physical, historical, economic, strategic, and social dimensions--and all levels of political decision-making
* A map illustrating the borders as well as topographical features and major cities of the country
* A detailed analysis examining national boundary vulnerability, assessing the stability of the country as a whole
 

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Introductory part is good, country wise annotations make it really appreciable.
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Contents

Introduction
1
Key to maps
12
Regional maps
21
Afghanistan
27
Albania
29
Algeria
37
Andorra
40
Angola
43
Kiribati
452
North Korea 95 South Korea
454
Kuwait
463
Kyrgyzstan
467
441
558
Namibia
579
Nauru
583
Nepal
585

Antigua and Barbuda
48
Argentina
50
Eritrea
54
Estonia
55
Armenia
56
Indonesia 80 Iran
59
Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands
60
Austria
67
Azerbaijan
71
192
73
The Bahamas
76
Bahrain
78
Bangladesh
81
Ireland
82
Israel
83
Italy
84
Barbados
85
Vatican City
86
Belarus
87
688
89
Belgium
92
Belize
97
Benin
100
Bhutan
104
Bolivia
107
Bosnia and Herzegovina
112
Marshall Islands
114
Mauritania
115
Botswana
116
Mexico
117
Micronesia
118
Moldova
119
Monaco
120
Mongolia
121
Brazil
122
Mozambique
123
Brunei 235 239 241
129
Bulgaria
131
Burkina Faso
136
Burundi
140
Cambodia
144
Cameroon
148
Canada
153
Cape Verde
158
Central African Republic
160
Chad
164
Chile
169
China
174
Myanmar Burma
175
Colombia
185
Comoros
192
Congo Democratic Republic of the 40 Congo
205
Costa Rica
208
Croatia
212
Cuba
217
Cyprus
220
Czech Republic
223
Denmark Faroe Islands
231
Greenland
233
Djibouti
237
Fiji
275
Finland
277
France
282
included as a separate entry French Polynesia Guadeloupe
286
Kerguelen Islands Martinique New Caledonia Reunion Saint Pierre and Miquelon Wallis and Futuna
288
French Guiana
295
Dominica
296
Dominican Republic
358
690
374
Jamaica
431
Japan
435
Jordan 430 433
436
Kazakstan
441
Kenya
447
Netherlands
589
Aruba Netherlands Antilles
590
New Zealand Cook Islands Tokelau
595
Nicaragua
599
Niger
603
Nigeria 133 Norway Jan Mayen 692 694 696 698 706 711 713 717 720 725 730 733 737 743 749 752 760 764 768 773 595 599 603
608
786
618
Pakistan
622
Palau 137 Panama 138 Papua New Guinea
629
Paraguay
638
Ecuador
642
Philippines
647
Poland
650
Portugal 623 628 630 634 638 642 647 650
657
Romania
665
Russia
670
Rwanda
684
Saint Kitts and Nevis
688
Saint Lucia
690
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
691
Samoa
694
Sao Tome and Principe
696
Saudi Arabia
698
Egypt
700
Senegal
706
Seychelles
711
Sierra Leone
713
Singapore
717
Slovakia
720
Slovenia
725
Solomon Islands
730
Somalia
733
South Africa
737
Spain
743
Sri Lanka
749
Sudan
753
Suriname
760
Swaziland
764
Sweden
768
Switzerland
773
Syria
778
Taiwan
783
Tajikistan
786
Tanzania
791
Thailand
798
Togo
807
Tonga
810
Trinidad and Tobago
813
Tunisia
814
Turkey
818
Turkmenistan
827
Tuvalu
831
Uganda
833
United Arab Emirates UAE
844
United States
857
Puerto Rico
863
Uzbekistan
872
447
875
791
919
299
920
302
921
472
922
El Salvador 53 Equatorial Guinea 244 248 253
923
Georgia 65 Germany 66 Ghana 67 Gibraltar 68 Greece 69 Grenada 70 Guatemala 71 Guinea 72 Guinea Bissau 73 Guyana 306 310 313 318 326 33...
924
354
925
Laos 99 Latvia 100 Lebanon 101 Lesotho 102 Liberia 103 Libya 104 Liechtenstein 105 Lithuania 106 Luxembourg 486 489 493 498 501
927
127
928
Mali 113 Malta 520 77 Iceland 78 India 371 374
929
811
930
257
931
818
938
Qatar
939
661
941
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