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Product picture for Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place) by Tim Marshall
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In this New York Times bestseller, 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 world in general. And...
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Book cover from The Age of Walls: How Barriers Between Nations Are Changing Our World (Politics of Place) by Tim Marshall
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Tim Marshall, the New York Times bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography, analyzes the most urgent and tenacious topics in global politics and international relations by examining the borders, walls, and boundaries that divide countries and their populations.

The globe has always been a world of walls, from the Great Wall of China to Hadrian’s Wall to the Berlin Wall. But a new age of isolationism and economic nationalism is upon us, visible not just in Trump’s obsession with...
Book cover from A Flag Worth Dying For: The Power and Politics of National Symbols (Politics of Place) 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...
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 Dirty Northern B*st*rds! And Other Tales From The Terraces: The Story of Britains Football Chants by Tim Marshall
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Perfect for fans of original and engaging sports writing, this is the first intelligent and accessible history of soccer chants in the UK

"The tales we tell each other on the terraces create something you cannot see, only feel, but it is very real and it goes very deep. . ." 

Soccer chants—spontaneous, witty, tribal, and, sometimes, downright offensive—are the grassroots of the game, from the Premiership all the way down to the Conference, and the sentiments behind the...
Book cover from Divided: Why Were Living in an Age of Walls by Tim Marshall (author)
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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 Bert and I: and Other Stories from Down East by Marshall Dodge
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Marshall Dodge and Bob Bryan began swapping funny Down East stories when they were students at Yale in the 1950s. Their fascination and appreciation for Maine and its people triggered the production of several “Bert and I” records, from which 14 stories were selected for the first edition of this book. Now, eleven more have been added for this expanded second edition. Dodge and Bryan were groundbreaking in their appreciation of the oral tradition and paved the way for contemporary...
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...