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Prisoners of Geography, age 8-12

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Prisoners of Geography, by Tim Marshall and illustrated by Grace Easton and Jessica Smith

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 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 and geopolitics will inspire young minds everywhere.

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