Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps
Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps written by Tim Marshall and illustrated by Grace Easton and Jessica Smith.
One of our Staff Favourites of 2019, as chosen by Tony.
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.