Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

In the bestselling tradition of Why Nations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo political strategies of the world powers.All leaders of nations are constrained by geography Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers,

That Wild Country: An Epic Journey through the Past, Present, and Future of America's Public Lands

From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes America s public lands n nEvery American is a public land owner, inheritor to the largest public land trust in the world These vast expanses provide

The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began

From celebrated Yale professor Valerie Hansen, a groundbreaking work of history showing that bold explorations and daring trade missions connected all of the world s great societies for the first time at the end of the first millennium.In history, myth often abides It was long assumed that the cent

This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World (Easy Reader Books, Children Around the World Books, Preschool Prep Books)

Follow one day in the real lives of seven kids from around the world Italy, Japan, Iran, India, Peru, Uganda, and Russia In Japan, Kei plays Freeze Tag, while in Uganda, Daphine likes to jump rope While the way they play may differ, the shared rhythm of their days and this one world we all share un

Surfacing

Kathleen Jamie s essays guide you softly along coastlines of varying continents, exploring caves, and pondering ice ages until the narrator stumbles over not a rock on the trail, but mortality, maybe the earth s, maybe our own, pointing to new paths forward through the forest Delia Owens, a

Horizon

From the National Book Award winning author of the now classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters human, animal, and natural that have shaped an extraordinary life n nTaking us nearly from pole to pole from modern megaciti

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics

In the bestselling tradition of Why Nations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo political strategies of the world powers.All leaders of nations are constrained by geography Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers,