Prisoners of Geography
  • Author : Tim Marshall
  • Release Date : 11 October 2016
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781501121470
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Book Description: First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Elliott and Thompson Limited.

Prisoners of Geography

Prisoners of Geography

Author : Tim Marshall
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Elliott and Thompson Limited....

Prisoners of Geography

Prisoners of Geography

Author : Tim Marshall
Publisher : The Experiment
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An abridged and illustrated young readers edition of the million-copy international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, explaining the fascinating ways geography has shaped world history with charming info-packed maps...

The Power of Geography

The Power of Geography

Author : Tim Marshall
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Political Science
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From the author of the New York Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography, a fascinating, “refreshing, and very useful” (The Washington Post) follow-up that uses ten maps to explain the challenges to today’s world powers and how they presage a volatile future. Tim Marshall’s global bestseller Prisoners of Geography ...

A Flag Worth Dying For

A Flag Worth Dying For

Author : Tim Marshall
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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First published in Great Britain in 2016 by Elliott and Thompson Limited as: Worth dying for: the power and politics of flags....

The Revenge of Geography

The Revenge of Geography

Author : Robert D. Kaplan
Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
Genre : Political Science
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world. Bestselling author Robert D. Kaplan builds ...

Shadowplay  Behind the Lines and Under Fire

Shadowplay Behind the Lines and Under Fire

Author : Tim Marshall
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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The last of the devastating series of conflicts resulting from the breakup of Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, the Kosovo War saw more than 13,500 fatalities, with reports of atrocities, amid controversial intervention and bombing by NATO. Twenty years have passed since the war's end on 11 June 1999, yet Kosovo's status remains ...

Historical Geographies of Prisons

Historical Geographies of Prisons

Author : Karen M. Morin,Dominique Moran
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Science
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This is the first book to provide a comprehensive historical-geographical lens to the development and evolution of correctional institutions as a specific subset of carceral geographies. This book analyzes and critiques global practices of incarceration, regimes of punishment, and their corresponding spaces of "corrections" from the eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. ...

 Dirty Northern B st rds   and Other Tales from the Terraces

Dirty Northern B st rds and Other Tales from the Terraces

Author : Tim Marshall
Publisher : Elliot & Thompson Limited
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Perfect for fans of original and engaging sports writing, this is the first intelligent and accessible history of soccer chants in the UK "The tales we tell each other on the terraces create something you cannot see, only feel, but it is very real and it goes very deep. . ." Soccer ...

The Crystallization of the Arab State System  1945 1954

The Crystallization of the Arab State System 1945 1954

Author : Bruce Maddy-Weitzman
Publisher : Syracuse University Press
Genre : Political Science
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This volume contains a comprehensive examination of the crucial first ten years of the Arab League and of the continuing dilemma it faces in juggling opposing local and regional interests....

Economic Turbulence

Economic Turbulence

Author : Clair Brown,John Haltiwanger,Julia Lane
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : Business & Economics
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Every day, in every sector of our economy, a business shuts down while another starts up, jobs are created while others are cut, and workers are hired while others are laid off. This constant flux, or turbulence, is a defining characteristic of our free market system, yet it mostly inspires ...

Maps That Changed The World

Maps That Changed The World

Author : John O. E. Clark
Publisher : Batsford
Genre : History
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An ancient Chinese proverb suggests, “They are wise parents who give their children roots and wings – and a map.” Maps That Changed the World features some of the world's most famous maps, stretching back to a time when cartography was in its infancy and the 'edge of the world' was ...

The Regulatory State

The Regulatory State

Author : Dawn Oliver,Tony Prosser,Richard Rawlings
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Law
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This collection of fifteen essays by leading experts in regulation is unique in its focus on the constitutional implications of recent regulatory developments in the UK, the EU, and the US. The chapters reflect current developments and crises which are significant in many areas of public policy, not only regulation. ...

Understanding Witchcraft and Sorcery in Southeast Asia

Understanding Witchcraft and Sorcery in Southeast Asia

Author : C. W. Watson,R. F. Ellen
Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Witchcraft holds a perennial fascination for scholars and the public at large. In Southeast Asia malign magic and sorcery are part of the routine experience of villagers and urban dwellers alike, and stories appearing in the press from time to time bear witness to a persisting public concern. The essays ...

The Curious Map Book

The Curious Map Book

Author : Ashley Baynton-Williams
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Genre : History
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Since that ancient day when the first human drew a line connecting Point A to Point B, maps have been understood as one of the most essential tools of communication. Despite differences in language, appearance, or culture, maps are universal touchstones in human civilization. Over the centuries, maps have served ...

Carceral Geography

Carceral Geography

Author : Dominique Moran
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Social Science
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The ’punitive turn’ has brought about new ways of thinking about geography and the state, and has highlighted spaces of incarceration as a new terrain for exploration by geographers. Carceral geography offers a geographical perspective on incarceration, and this volume accordingly tracks the ideas, practices and engagements that have shaped ...