Prisoners of Geography: Our World Explained in 12 Simple Maps (Illustrated Young Readers Edition) (Young Readers)
Author: Tim Marshall, Grace Easton and Jessica Smith
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History is a story, and it’s impossible to tell the whole tale without understanding the setting. The setting of world history are the mountains, plains, deserts, rivers, and seas that shape every country’s politics, economy, and international relations. In this eye-opening, illustrated, young readers’ 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 rivers of the United States 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? 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! 80 pages, hardcover. Ages 8 and up.
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