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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World

This book written by Tim Marshall is a review of different geographic areas and part of their history.

There are some interesting things on the book:

  • The revision of parts of the history.
  • How natural barriers condition the evolution of the different countries and civilizations and how favorable geography promotes communications and the evolution of their civilization.
  • A lot of geo-political data that enables you to understand some of the things that are happening today.

The ten maps are:

  • Russia
  • China
  • United States
  • Western Europe
  • Africa
  • The Middle East
  • India and Pakistan
  • Korea and Japan
  • Latin America
  • The Arctic