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Prisoners of geography: our world explained in 12 simple maps

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781783964130

Publication Date: 4 Nov 2019

Subject: Geography

Suitable for: Primary (Year 6, Year 7, Year 8)

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12 maps which help explain how physical geography has shaped human geography and the history of our world.
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12 maps which help explain how physical geography has shaped human geography and the history of our world.

How did the USA become a superpower?; Why do people go to war?; And why are some countries rich while others are so poor?

Find the answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world leaders are swayed by mountains, rivers and seas - and why geography means that history is always repeating itself. This remarkable, unique introduction to world affairs will inspire curious minds everywhere.

NOTE: This is an abridged and illustrated edition of the adult title 'Prisoners of Geography' by Tim Marshall (9781783962433)

NOTE : Shortlisted for the British Book Awards 2020
NOTE: UKLA Book Awards 2021 - Longlist

Awards
  • Shortlisted - British Book Awards - Children's Fiction 2020
  • Longlisted - UKLA Book Awards Information Books (3–14+) 2021
Category
JNF
Subject
Geography
Dewey
912
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Illustrations
Full colour illus throughout
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4 Nov 2019
Edition
New
ISBN
9781783964130
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Binding
Hardback
Pages
80
Width
245mm
Height
305mm
Weight
740g
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