Tim Marshall

Prisoners of Geography

99,00 kn

Tim Marshall

Prisoners of Geography

99,00 kn

THE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER; All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements...but if you don`t know geography, you`ll never have the full picture.; To understand Putin`s actions, for example, it is essential to consider that, to be a world power, Russia must have a navy. And if its ports freeze for six months each year then it must have access to a warm water port - hence, the annexation of Crimea was the only option for Putin. To understand the Middle East, it is crucial to know that geography is the reason why countries have logically been shaped as they are - and this is why invented countries (e.g. Syria, Iraq, Libya) will not survive as nation states. Spread over ten chapters (covering Russia; China; the USA; Latin America; the Middle East; Africa; India and Pakistan; Europe; Japan and Korea; and Greenland and the Arctic), using maps, essays and occasionally the personal experiences of the widely travelled author, Prisoners of Geography looks at the past, present and future to offer an essential guide to one of the major determining factors in world history.

O autoru

TIM MARSHALL (1959.) vodeći je britanski stručnjak za vanjsku politiku s dugogodišnjim izvjestiteljskim stažem. Bio je urednik za diplomatska pitanja Sky Newsa, a prije toga radio je za BBC i radio LBC/IRN. Izvještavao je iz 40 zemalja i pratio sukobe u Hrvatskoj, Bosni, Makedoniji, na Kosovu, u Afganistanu, Iraku, Libanonu, Siriji i Izraelu. Pisao je i za novine, uključujući Times, Sunday Times, Guardian, Independent i Daily Telegraph. Autor je nekoliko svjetskih bestselera, među ostalim: U okovima geografije; Doba podjela; Shadowplay: The Overthrow of Slobodan Milosevic (Igra sjena: Rušenje Slobodana Miloševića). Njegov blog Foreign Matters (Vanjska pitanja) bio je u užem izboru za nagradu Orwell 2010. godine. Pokretač je i urednik stranice TheWhatandtheWhy.com.

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GODINA IZDANJA
2016
JEZIK IZDANJA
Engleski
NAKLADNIK / PROIZVOĐAČ
FORMAT
129 x 198 mm
BROJ STRANICA
320 stranica
UVEZ
meki uvez
MASA
0.35 kg
BARKOD
9781783962433
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