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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
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Hardcover, 80 pages
Published October 31st 2019 by Elliott & Thompson Ltd (first published June 2nd 2016)
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Tim Marshall was Diplomatic Editor and foreign correspondent for Sky News. After thirty years’ experience in news reporting and presenting, he left full time news journalism to concentrate on writing and analysis.

Originally from Leeds, Tim arrived at broadcasting from the road less traveled. Not a media studies or journalism graduate, in fact not a graduate at all, after a wholly unsuc
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