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Prisoners of Geography, Volume 1: Ten Maps That Explain Everything about the World

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All 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 ...

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Prisoners of Geography, Volume 1: Ten Maps That Explain Everything about the World 2016, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781501121470

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Prisoners of Geography, Volume 1: Ten Maps That Explain Everything about the World 2015, Scribner Book Company

ISBN-13: 9781501121463

Hardcover