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03 December 2007

144 Pages | 20 halftones & 5 maps

5 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780199206582

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Geopolitics: A Very Short Introduction

Klaus Dodds

Very Short Introductions

  • Reveals how people and places are inter-connected with each other, and how our geopolitical outlook moulds our understanding of the world.
  • Shows why it is vital that we explore and attempt to understand how and why we divide the world into zones and territories - and how these divisions depend on your perspective.
  • Explains how terrorism, globalization, environmental degradation, and new technologies such as the internet are all challenging and complicating the geographical basis of global politics.
  • Looks at the history of terms such as 'the iron curtain', 'the third world', 'the axis of evil'.
  • Explains how geopolitics informs a government's foreign policy.
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide