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The Power of Geography
Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World
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About The Book
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 walls. Since then, the geography hasn’t changed, but the world has.
Now, in this “wonderfully entertaining and lucid account, written with wit, pace, and clarity” (Mirror, UK), Marshall takes us into ten regions set to shape global politics. Find out why US interest in the Middle East will wane; why Australia is now beginning an epic contest with China; how Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the UK are cleverly positioning themselves for greater power; why Ethiopia can control Egypt; and why Europe’s next refugee crisis looms closer than we think, as does a cutting-edge arms race to control space.
Innovative, compelling, and delivered with Marshall’s trademark wit and insight, this is “an immersive blend of history, economics, and political analysis that puts geography at the center of human affairs” (Publishers Weekly).
- Publisher: Scribner (November 1, 2022)
- Length: 320 pages
- ISBN13: 9781982178635
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Raves and Reviews
"A wonderfully entertaining and lucid account, written with wit, pace and clarity. I can’t imagine reading a better book this year." —Mirror (UK)
“Refreshing and very useful.” —Washington Post
"An insightful and comprehensive (but digestible) overview of the key regions whose trajectory will shape global politics." —Globe and Mail
"A sharp and concise evaluation of today’s geopolitics." —Geographical (UK)
"Clear and concise and sprinkled with wry observations." —Booklist (starred review)
"Another outstanding guide to the modern world. Marshall is a master at explaining what you need to know and why." —Peter Frankopan, professor of global history at Oxford University and author of The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
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