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Prisoners of geography : our world explained in 12 simple maps

Marshall, Tim2019
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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.
Main title:
Prisoners of geography : our world explained in 12 simple maps / Tim Marshall ; illustrated by Grace Easton and Jessica Smith.
Edition:
New edition / Tim Marshall, Grace Easton, Jessica Smith.
Imprint:
London, [UK] : Elliott and Thompson Limited : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
Collation:
76 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm.
Notes:
"All the ideas in this book have come from Tim Marshall's 'Prisoners of Geography : Ten Maps that Tell You Everything You Need to Know about Global Politics'" -- Page opposite title page.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781783964130
Dewey class:
320.12304.23320
Language:
English
BRN:
363583
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryJunior Non-Fiction CountriesJ 320 MARAvailable
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