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SS-246G Lines in the sand:Borders, Nation-State And the Modern International System

3 Credits

This course will trace the development of the idea of territorial sovereignty and its role in the creation of the modern nation-state and the international state system. It will be along the edges and outlines of territorial states, and in the movements of peoples and ideas and goods across these lines, where ewe will take our vantage points to examine the most fundamental units of world politics.