PRISONERS OF GEOGRAPHY

TEN MAPS THAT TELL YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLOBAL POLITICS
By (author)TIM MARSHALL

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In his gripping new book The Future of Geography: How Power and Politics in Space Will Change Our World, Marshall digs deep into the past, present and future of the new ?astropolitics? that are set to change the face of life on Earth. Available to PRE-ORDER NOW in hardback, ebook and audio – out 27th April 2023] Ten Maps that tell you everything your need to know about global politics – the million copy international bestseller Geography shapes not only our history, but where we’re headed… ON THE RUSSIA/UKRAINE CRISIS – What is driving Russia’s foreign policy? Why do Putin’s actions mirror those made in the past? Prisoners of Geography analyses the geographic weaknesses and historical invasions of Russia s territories, exploring how they have ultimately shaped the decisions of its leaders past and present. All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to follow world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements – but if you don’t know geography, you ll never have the full picture. If you ve ever wondered why Putin is so obsessed with Crimea, why the USA was destined to become a global superpower, or why China s power base continues to expand ever outwards, the answers are all here. In ten chapters and ten maps, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential insight into one of the major factors that determines world history. It s time to put the geo back into geopolitics. Like having a light shone on your understanding… I can’t think of another book that explains the world situation so well. – Nicolas Lezard, Evening Standard Sharp insights into the way geography shapes the choices of world leaders. – Gideon Rachman, Financial Times Ten maps; ten chapters: Russia * China * United States of America * Latin America * the Middle East * Africa * India and Pakistan * Europe * Japan and Korea * the Arctic

ISBN: 9781783962433

AUTHOR: TIM MARSHALL
ISBN: 9781783962433
Publisher: ELLIOTT & THOMPSON
Subtitle: TEN MAPS THAT TELL YOU EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLOBAL POLITICS
Author: TIM MARSHALL

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9781783962433

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2019

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319

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Tim Marshall is a leading authority on foreign affairs with more than twenty-five years of reporting experience. He was diplomatic editor at Sky News, and before that worked for the BBC. He has reported from forty countries and covered conflicts in Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Israel. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics. He has written for The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Independent and Daily Telegraph, and his blog Foreign Matters was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2010.

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