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Prisoners of Geography

Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
Lu par : Ric Jerom
Durée : 10 h et 29 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (3 notations)
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Description

All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to follow world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements - but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.

If you've ever wondered why Putin is so obsessed with Crimea, why the USA was destined to become a global superpower or why China's power base continues to expand ever outwards, the answers are all here. In 10 chapters (covering Russia, China, the USA, Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan, Europe, Japan and Korea, and the Arctic), using essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely travelled author, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential insight into one of the major factors that determines world history. It's time to put the 'geo' back into geopolitics.

©2016 Tim Marshall (P)2017 Audible, Ltd.

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pour avoir une vision globale et comprendre le monde, divisé par chapitres qui représentent les différents continents, comment la géographie influence la politique avec focus sur les régions sensibles de l'actualité!

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  • lia manesi, corfu, greece
  • 25/10/2017

Brilliant insight and narration

One of the most enjoyable audible narrators.
The book is both a good and easy read. It links well known global historical facts to world geography that explain world politics of today. I highly recommend for readers who are not majorly involved in politics, but would like to start understanding them.

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  • Bennett Faurie
  • 19/10/2018

Great narrating

Ric Jerome placed much enthasis on the correct local pronunciation of all the different locations.

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  • MOR
  • 10/03/2018

Genial

das Buch ist sehr empfehlenswert und unterhaltsam. Es wird einem klar, wie wichtig die Geographie ist und war in der Geschichte der Menschheit.

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