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The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveals the Future of Our World
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The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveals the Future of Our World (Hardback)

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'Quite simply, one of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine: reading it is like having a light shone on your understanding'

- Nicholas Lezard, Evening Standard, on Prisoners of Geography





If you want to understand what's happening in the world, look at a map.







Tim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography showed how every nation's choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn't changed, but the world has.







In this revelatory new book, Marshall takes us into ten regions that are set to shape global politics and power. Find out why the Earth's atmosphere is the world's next battleground; why the fight for the Pacific is just beginning; and why Europe's next refugee crisis is closer than it thinks.







In ten chapters covering Australia, The Sahel, Greece, Turkey, the UK, Iran, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Space, delivered with Marshall's trademark wit and insight, this is a lucid and gripping exploration of the power of geography to shape humanity's past, present - and future.

Science & MathematicsGeographyHuman geographyPolitical geography Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited Publication Date: 22/04/2021 ISBN-13: 9781783965373  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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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 the Sunday Times bestsellers Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics and Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls; Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of Flags; and Shadowplay: Behind the Lines and Under Fire. He is founder and editor of the current affairs site TheWhatandtheWhy.com.

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