Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps

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This abridged and illustrated edition of ‘Prisoners of Geography’ 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.

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Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2019 / Shortlisted for Children’s Travel Book of the Year, Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020

How did the USA become a superpower?
Why do people go to war?
And why are some countries rich while others are so poor?

Find 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 minds everywhere.

A stunning abridged and illustrated edition of the international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, by acclaimed author Tim Marshall.

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Weight 0.742 kg
Dimensions 30.5 × 24.5 × 1.4 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

76

Language

English

Edition

Abridged and illustrated edition

Dewey

320.12 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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