Prisoners of Geography

Prisoners of Geography Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps

Abridged and illustrated edition

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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.

Book information

ISBN: 9781783964130
Publisher: Elliott & Thompson
Imprint: Elliott & Thompson
Pub date:
Edition: Abridged and illustrated edition
DEWEY: 320.12
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 18570
Number of pages: 76
Weight: 730g
Height: 253mm
Width: 311mm
Spine width: 14mm