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Product picture for Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World by Tim Marshall
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In this New York Times bestseller, updated for 2016, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers—“fans of geography, history, and politics (and maps) will be enthralled” (Fort Worth Star-Telegram).

Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments or generated by Google, maps tell us things we want to know, not only about our current location or where we are going but about the...
Book cover from Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics by Tim Marshall
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THE INTERNATIONAL AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER; All leaders are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete. Yes, to understand world events you need to understand people, ideas and movements...but if you don't know geography, you'll never have the full picture.; To understand Putin's actions, for example, it is essential to consider that, to be a world power, Russia must have a navy. And if its ports freeze for six months each year then it must...
Book cover from A Flag Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of National Symbols by Tim Marshall
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Combining keen analysis of current events with world history, Tim Marshall, author of the New York Times bestseller Prisoners of Geography, “one of the best books on geopolitics you could imagine,” (The Evening Standard), explains flags and their symbols—how their power is used to unite and divide populations and intimidate enemies.

From the renewed sense of nationalism in China, to troubled identities in Europe and the USA, to the terrifying rise of Islamic State, the world is a...
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Book cover from Shelby Farms Park: Elevating a City: The Improbable Journey of America’s Great 21st Century Urban Park by Tom Jones
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This is the unlikely and inspiring story of how a sprawling footprint of a former prison became a leading American park.

At 4,500 acres, the Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, Tennessee, is the largest urban park in the United States--more than five times the size of New York's Central Park. This book about the vision, process, benchmarks and priorities that led to the building of this great park show how people with vision can change a community, and how support from the public can protect...
Book cover from Floridas Fabulous Spiders by G. B. Edwards
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Presents a guide to a variety of spiders which reside in the state of Florida.
Book cover from Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin by Tim Siedell
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Eight assassins hired to murder Darth Vader - eight assassins dead. Now the man who enlisted them has hired a ninth assassin, this one more deadly than all the others combined. At the same time, a different threat to the Galactic Empire has made itself known. Darth Vader will follow the threat to its source and encounter an ancient, evil people, with a dark prophecy and a powerful weapon. All the while, the ninth assassin lurks, waiting for the perfect moment to strike!
Book cover from Cornbread Nation 6: The Best of Southern Food Writing (Cornbread Nation Ser.) by Tim Siedell
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The hungrily awaited sixth volume in the Cornbread Nation series tells the story of the American South―circa now―through the prism of its food and the people who grow, make, serve, and eat it. The modern South serves up a groaning board of international cuisines virtually unknown to previous generations of Southerners, notes Brett Anderson in his introduction. Southern food, like the increasingly globalized South, shows an open and cosmopolitan attitude toward ethnic diversity. But fully...
Book cover from Afghanistan: How the West Lost Its Way by Tim Bird
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In October 2001, NATO forces invaded Afghanistan. Their initial aim, to topple the Taliban regime and replace it with a more democratic government aligned to Western interests, was swiftly achieved. However, stabilizing the country in the ensuing years has proven much more difficult. Despite billions of dollars in aid and military expenditure, Afghanistan remains a nation riddled with warlords, the world's major heroin producer, and the site of a seemingly endless conflict between Islamist...
Book cover from Build the Culture Advantage, Deliver Sustainable Performance with Clarity and Speed by Tim Kuppler
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Build the Culture Advantage is the 'go to' resource to help drive a performance-based culture. The authors provide a framework to optimize the power of culture. All leaders should use this book to take their team and organization to the next level! Marshall Goldsmith, million-selling author of the New York Times bestsellers MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There

Discover how great leaders effectively manage culture with clarity, speed, and a direct and sustainable impact on...