Malcolm Anderson is Professor of Politics and Director of International Social Sciences Institute, at the University of Edinburgh.
List of Maps. Introduction. 1. The International Frontier in Historical and Theoretical Perspective. 2. Self--Determination, Secession and Autonomy: European Cases of Boundary--Drawing. 3. Themes in African and Asian Frontier Disputes. 4. Boundaries within States: Size, Democracy and Service Provision. 5. Frontiers and Migration. 6. Uninhabited Zones and International Cooperation. Conclusion: The European Union and the Future of Frontiers. Notes. Bibliography. Index.