Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps

Author:   Tim Marshall ,  Grace Easton ,  Jessica Smith
Publisher:   Elliott & Thompson Limited
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9781783964130


Pages:   80
Publication Date:   31 October 2019
Format:   Hardback
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How did the USA become a superpower? Why do people go to war? And why are some countries rich while others are so poor? The answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world leaders are swayed by mountains, rivers and seas - and why geography means that history is always repeating itself. This remarkable, unique introduction to world affairs will inspire curious young minds everywhere. Praise for Prisoners of Geography: A fresh way of looking at maps . . . as guideposts to the often thorny relations between nations - New York Times One of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine - Nicholas Lezard, Evening Standard

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Author:   Tim Marshall ,  Grace Easton ,  Jessica Smith
Publisher:   Elliott & Thompson Limited
Imprint:   Elliott & Thompson Limited
ISBN:  

9781783964130


ISBN 10:   1783964138
Pages:   80
Publication Date:   31 October 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Tim Marshall is a leading authority on foreign affairs with more than 30 years of reporting experience. He was diplomatic editor at Sky News, and before that was working for the BBC and LBC/IRN radio. He has reported from 40 countries and covered conflicts in Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Israel. He is the author of five books including the no.1 Sunday Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography; Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags; and Divided: Why We're Living in Age of Walls. He is the founder and editor of TheWhatandtheWhy.com.

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