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Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps

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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.; PRAISE FOR THE ORIGINAL EDITION OF PRISONERS OF GEOGRAPHY:; "Quite simply, one of the best books about geopolitics you could imagine: reading it is like having a light shone on your understanding... Marshall is clear-headed, lucid and possessed of an almost uncanny ability to make the broad picture accessible and coherent ... the book is, in a way which astonished me, given the complexities of the subject, unputdownable... I can't think of another book that explains the world situation so well" -- Nicholas Lezard, Evening Standard; "A fresh way of looking at maps... as guideposts to the often thorny relations between nations " -- New York Times

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Grace Easton was born in London in 1994. She studied illustration at Central Saint Martins, Brighton University and Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Before becoming an author and illustrator she was a baker, a Christmas elf and a designer for Penguin Books. She now lives in New York where she spends her days making a mess, drawing pictures and wri

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