About this book


We are used to the idea that each state has clearly defined borders, which cleanly separate different nationalities from one another. What, though, were frontiers like before the evolution of the modern nation state? The nine essays in this book seek to answer this question across a thousand years of Eurasian history.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Daniel Power
    • 1
  • Naomi Standen
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SheffieldUK
  2. 2.University of Wisconsin-SuperiorUSA

About the editors

DANIEL J. POWER is Professor of Medieval History at Swansea University.

NAOMI STANDEN is Lecturer in History at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Frontiers in Question
  • Book Subtitle Eurasian Borderlands, 700–1700
  • Authors Daniel Power
    Naomi Standen
  • Series Title Themes in Focus
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1999
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-68452-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-0-333-68453-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-27439-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXIV, 320
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Previously published under the imprint Palgrave
  • Topics European History
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