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The power of geography : ten maps that reveal the future of our world  Cover Image Book Book

The power of geography : ten maps that reveal the future of our world / Tim Marshall.

Record details

  • ISBN: 1982178620
  • ISBN: 9781982178628
  • Physical Description: 294 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2021 by Elliott and Thompson Limited"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-274) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Australia -- Iran -- Saudi Arabia -- The United Kingdom -- Greece -- Turkey -- The Sahel -- Ethiopia -- Spain -- Space.
Summary, etc.:
"Tim Marshall's global bestseller Prisoners of Geography offered us a "fresh way of looking at maps" (The New York Times Book Review), showing how every nation's choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Since then, the geography hasn't changed, but the world has. Now, in this revelatory new book, Marshall takes us into ten regions that are set to shape global politics and power. Find out why the Earth's atmosphere is the world's next battleground; why the fight for the Pacific is just beginning; and why Europe's next refugee crisis is closer than we think. In ten chapters covering Australia, The Sahel, Greece, Turkey, the UK, Iran, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Space, Marshall explains how a region's geography and physical characteristics affect the decisions made by its leaders. Innovative, compelling, and delivered with Marshall's trademark wit and insight, this is a gripping and enlightening exploration of the power of geography to shape humanity's past, present, and - most importantly - our future"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Geopolitics.
World politics.
Twenty-first century.
Genre: Informational works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Cass County.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 3 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Garden City 320.12 MAR 2021 (Text) 0002205425792 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center 320.12 MAR 2021 (Text) 0002205425784 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 02/15/2023


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