Prisoners of Geography

Author(s): Tim Marshall

Kids' Non-Fiction

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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General Fields

  • : 9781783964130
  • : Elliott & Thompson, Limited
  • : Elliott & Thompson, Limited
  • : September 2019
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tim Marshall
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 320.12
  • : 80