Prisoners of Geography

Tim Marshall

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Elliott & Thompson Limited
31 October 2019
ISBN: 9781783964130
Hardback

From the publisher

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.