Prisoners of Geography

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Prisoners of Geography
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Discover a secret world history written in the mountains, rivers, and seas that shape every country's politics, economy, and international relations--and our own lives!

History is a story--and it's impossible to tell the whole tale without understanding the setting. In this eye-opening illustrated edition of the international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, you'll learn to spot connections between geography and world affairs in ways you never noticed before.

  • How did the US's rivers help it become a superpower?
  • Why are harsh, cold, and swampy Siberia and the Russian Far East two of that country's most prized regions?
  • How come Japan prefers to trade along the coasts instead of across its land?
  • What do the Himalayas have to do with war?
  • With colorful maps that capture every continent and region, plus hundreds of illustrations that illuminate how our surroundings shape us, this one-of-a-kind atlas will inspire curious minds of all ages!

    ISBN: 
    9781615198474
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    Binding: 
    Hardcover
    Publication Date: 
    October 12, 2021