James Crawford’s The Edge Of The Plain

Little Atoms | 10 October 2023 | 0h 31m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with James Crawford about his book The Edge Of The Plain: How Borders Make and Break Our World. Discusses the history of borders and their role in shaping our world today, the Sumerian cuneiform that marks the oldest known border, the Sápmi lands of Scandinavia, and more.

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Are We Really Prisoners of Geography?

The Audio Long Reads | 25 November 2022 | 0h 39m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
A wave of bestselling authors claim that global affairs are still ultimately governed by the immutable facts of geography – mountains, oceans, rivers, and resources. Daniel Immerwahr reviews the effect of geography on international relations.

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Prisoners of Geography

Dan Snow’s History Hit | 19 April 2021 | 0h 20m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Tim Marshall about his books Prisoners of Geography and The Power of Geography. Discusses how our politics, demographics, economies and societies are determined by geography.

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Peter Zeihan – Dis-United Nations

Invest Like the Best | 10 March 2020 | 1h 03m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Peter Zeihan about his book the Disunited Nations: The Scramble for Power in an Ungoverned World. Uses a geographical lens to understand the world. Discusses two ways of ruling the world, the coming American disinterest in global affairs, and which countries are poised to do well in the future. Explores military and non-military technologies, political changes, and up and coming alliances like that between the United States and Mexico.

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