The Experiment Prisoners of Geography
The Experiment Prisoners of Geography

Prisoners of Geography

By Tim Marshall

$19.95

Publication Date: October 12, 2021

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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

Discover a secret world history written in the mountains, rivers, and seas that shape every country’s politics, economy, and international relations—and our own lives!

History is a story—and it’s impossible to tell the whole tale without understanding the setting. In this eye-opening illustrated edition of the international bestseller Prisoners of Geography, you’ll learn to spot connections between geography and world affairs in ways you never noticed before.How did the US’s rivers help it become a superpower?Why are harsh, cold, and swampy Siberia and the Russian Far East two of that country’s most prized regions?How come Japan prefers to trade along the coasts instead of across its land?What do the Himalayas have to do with war?With colorful maps that capture every continent and region, plus hundreds of illustrations that illuminate how our surroundings shape us, this one-of-a-kind atlas will inspire curious minds of all ages!

About the Author

Tim Marshall is a leading authority on foreign affairs with more than 30 years of reporting experience. He was diplomatic editor at Sky News, and before that he was working for the BBC and LBC/IRN radio. He has reported from 40 countries and covered conflicts in Croatia, Bosnia, Macedonia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Israel. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography, The Power of Geography, The Age of Walls, and A Flag Worth Dying For. He is founder and editor of the current affairs site TheWhatandtheWhy.com.Grace Easton is an author and illustrator who studied illustration at Central Saint Martins, Brighton University, and Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Her debut picture book is Cannonball Coralie and the Lion. She's currently based in St. Albans, England.Jessica Smith is an illustrator and designer who studied at Falmouth University. Her work consists of pieces focused on simple shapes and bright colors where scale and perspective play a large role. She also runs gouache workshops and authored the crafting book Get Up & Gouache. She lives in a small town near Oxford, England.

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 80 pages

Publisher: The Experiment

ISBN: 9781615198474

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