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The revenge of geography : what the map tells us about coming conflicts and the battle against fate

Author: Robert D Kaplan
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the past look back at critical pivots in history and then look forward at the evolving global scene.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D Kaplan
ISBN: 9781400069835 1400069831
OCLC Number: 769425391
Description: xxii, 403 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: From Bosnia to Baghdad --
The revenge of geography --
Herodotus and his successors --
The Eurasian map --
The Nazi distortion --
The Rimland thesis --
The allure of sea power --
The "crisis of room" --
The geography of European divisions --
Russia and the independent heartland --
The geography of Chinese power --
India's geographical dilemma --
The Iranian pivot --
The former Ottoman Empire --
Braudel, Mexico, and grand strategy.
Responsibility: Robert D. Kaplan.

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The insights, discoveries, and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the past look back at critical pivots in history and then look forward at the evolving global scene.

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