Offering “a fresh way of looking at maps” (The New York Times Book Review), Marshall explains the complex geo-political strategies that shape the globe. Why is Putin so obsessed with Crimea? Why was the US destined to become a global superpower? Why does China’s power base continue to expand? Why is Tibet destined to lose its autonomy? Why will Europe never be united? The answers are geographical. “In an ever more complex, chaotic, and interlinked world, Prisoners of Geography is a concise and useful primer on geopolitics” (Newsweek) and a critical guide to one of the major determining factors in world affairs.
As mentioned in:
- Episode #68 – Make Classical Education Scholé Again by Abby during the Scholé Everyday segment
- Episode #77 – Let’s Get Together Yeah Yeah Yeah (communities vs. networks) by Pam during the Scholé Everyday segment