The Revenge of Geography

The Revenge of Geography

What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Book - 2012
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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.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2012
ISBN: 9781400069835
1400069831
Branch Call Number: 320.12 KAP NVD
Characteristics: xxii, 403 p. ; 25 cm

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farjoy
Dec 04, 2013

Breathtaking review of the major currents of history as the interplay between geography, demography, ideology and the individual human genius, the theories that have been advanced about them. Transitions into highly perceptive summaries of key countries up to the present time.

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bfowler
Nov 24, 2012

This topic and author sounded interesting, but I could not get past the first chapter. Kaplan seems, to me, to be citing a broad range of geopolitical factors, which are self-evident, as he descriptively travels across contintents. Maybe I missed something, but I did nto have the patience to delve into it further.

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