Prisoners of Geography

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AUTOR
Tim Marshall
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7,66 MB
NAZWA PLIKU
Prisoners of Geography.pdf
ISBN
9061235137416

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Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global PoliticsAll leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements...but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.; To understand Putin's actions, for example, it is essential to consider that, to be a world power, Russia must have a navy.And if its ports freeze for six months each year then it must have access to a warm water port - hence, the annexation of Crimea was the only option for Putin. To understand the Middle East, it is crucial to know that geography is the reason why countries have logically been shaped as they are - and this is why invented countries (e.g. Syria, Iraq, Libya) will not survive as nation states.;Spread over ten chapters (covering Russia; China; the USA; Latin America; the Middle East; Africa; India and Pakistan; Europe; Japan and Korea; and Greenland and the Arctic), using maps, essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely travelled author, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential guide to one of the major determining factors in world history." />A popular take on world events that puts the 'geo' back into geopoliticsTen Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global PoliticsAll leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements...but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.; To understand Putin's actions, for example, it is essential to consider that, to be a world power, Russia must have a navy.And if its ports freeze for six months each year then it must have access to a warm water port - hence, the annexation of Crimea was the only option for Putin. To understand the Middle East, it is crucial to know that geography is the reason why countries have logically been shaped as they are - and this is why invented countries (e.g. Syria, Iraq, Libya) will not survive as nation states.;Spread over ten chapters (covering Russia; China; the USA; Latin America; the Middle East; Africa; India and Pakistan; Europe; Japan and Korea; and Greenland and the Arctic), using maps, essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely travelled author, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential guide to one of the major determining factors in world history.

Format Paperback | 320 pages; Dimensions 129 x 198 x 30mm | 347g; Publication date 02 Jun 2016; Publisher Elliott & Thompson Limited; Publication City/Country London, United Kingdom; Language English; Edition Statement Rev. and updated ed.; ISBN10 1783962437; ISBN13 9781783962433; Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall (Git it here). With its panoptic view over our circumstance, Prisoners of Geography makes a compelling case around how the physical framework of the world itself has defined our history.

London Evening Standard calls Prisoners of Geography, "Quite simply, one of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine." In an ever more complex, chaotic and interlinked world, Prisoners of Geography is a concise and useful primer on geo-politics. Marshall is not afraid to ask tough questions and provide sharp answers.' - Adam LeBor, Newsweek; 'Marshall's latest book explains how politics is nothing without geography, in his crisp and compelling style ... Notes from 'Prisoners of Geography' ...

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