Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent

Fortress Europe: Dispatches from a Gated Continent

by Matthew Carr


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ISBN-13: 9781620972229
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 01/12/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 512,182
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Matthew Carr is a writer, broadcaster, and journalist. He is the author of several works of nonfiction, including Blood and Faith, The Infernal Machine, and Sherman’s Ghosts (all published by The New Press), as well as the acclaimed memoir My Father’s House. He lives in Britain.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction: Incidents on the Border 1

Part 1 Hard Borders

1 A Gated Continent 11

2 Postcards from Schengenland 25

3 Policing the Spanish Frontier 45

4 Mare Schengen 64

5 The Greek Labyrinth 84

6 Small Island: British Borders 107

7 The Internal Border 124

Part 2 Border Crossings

8 Difficult Journeys 147

9 Traffic 164

10 Hands Across the Border 185

11 Blurred Edges: Europe's Borderlands 207

12 The Western Borders 230

Epilogue: Beyond the Border 245

Afterword 255

Notes 273

Index 285

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