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On the Edge

Life along the Russia-China Border

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$29.95 • £26.95 • €27.95

ISBN 9780674979482

Publication Date: 11/30/2021


400 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

16 photos, 6 illus., 4 maps


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  • List of Maps
    • 1. The border region
    • 2. Svobodny and the Vostochny Cosmodrome
    • 3. Heixiazi and Bolshoi Ussuriiskii
    • 4. Blagoveshchensk and Heihe
  • Note on Language and Spelling
  • Introduction
  • 1. Border Spaces
  • 2. Standoff in the Border River
  • 3. Making a Living in the Cross-Border Economy
  • 4. Indigenous Peoples of the Borderlands
  • 5. Friends, Foes, and Kin across the Border
  • 6. Resources and Environment
  • 7. Bright Lights across the Amur
  • Coda: Bridging the Gap?
  • Notes
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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