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Prisoners of Geography

Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (1) (Politics of Place)

Tim Marshall

In this New York Times bestseller, updated for 2016, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers—“fans of geography, history, and politics (and maps) will be enthralled” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram).Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments o...
Publish Date
2016-10-11T00:00:00.000Z
2016-10-11T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 2015
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9781783962433
Recommendations
5
Recommendations
2019-12-08T00:00:00.000Z
Ten maps that tell you everything you need to know about global politics, by Time Marshall. This is a good idea superbly executed. The book explains the world starting with geography, which in many ways is an idea of a starting point. It explains Russia, Ukraine, Kashmir, Tibet, Iraq, all through the rich lands of the map.      source
2019-10-15T00:00:00.000Z
The world's cultures and politics are this way because of geography : oceans, rivers, mountains, deserts, farmable land, etc. Fascinating for me because I'd never looked at this world this way before.      source
2020-01-27T10:34:09.000Z
This is a great book and by far the best thing I have read for a while. If you are curious about the world in which we live, geopolitics or just fancy something a little different, you couldn’t do much better than this. Coffee optional! @Itwitius 👏🏻 #prisonersofgeography      source
2019-02-23T07:59:07.000Z
"Prisoners of Geography" is one of my all time favourite geography books. A must for anyone interested in geopolitics or maps. Best book out there to give you a big picture overview of our world. #SimonReadsBooks Amazon: GoodReads:      source
2018-08-27T16:08:47.000Z
@KKulthum This was part of the book i read in January this year. It was an impressive peice of book. I love it. I read it twice. It is already in my library. Thank you for this recommendation.      source