The Revenge of Geography

Paperback $17.00

Random House Trade Paperbacks | Sep 10, 2013 | 448 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812982220

  • Paperback$17.00

    Random House Trade Paperbacks | Sep 10, 2013 | 448 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812982220

  • Hardcover$28.00

    Random House | Sep 11, 2012 | 432 Pages | 6-1/8 x 9-1/4 | ISBN 9781400069835

  • Ebook$12.99

    Random House | Sep 11, 2012 | 448 Pages | ISBN 9780679604839


“[An] ambitious and challenging new book . . . [The Revenge of Geography] displays a formidable grasp of contemporary world politics and serves as a powerful reminder that it has been the planet’s geophysical configurations, as much as the flow of competing religions and ideologies, that have shaped human conflicts, past and present.”—Malise Ruthven, The New York Review of Books
“Robert D. Kaplan, the world-traveling reporter and intellectual whose fourteen books constitute a bedrock of penetrating exposition and analysis on the post-Cold War world . . . strips away much of the cant that suffuses public discourse these days on global developments and gets to a fundamental reality: that geography remains today, as it has been throughout history, one of the most powerful drivers of world events.”—The National Interest
“Kaplan plunges into a planetary review that is often thrilling in its sheer scale . . . encyclopedic.”—The New Yorker
“[The Revenge of Geography] serves the facts straight up. . . . Kaplan’s realism and willingness to face hard facts make The Revenge of Geography a valuable antidote to the feel-good manifestoes that often masquerade as strategic thought.”—The Daily Beast
“[A] remarkable new book . . . With such books as Balkan Ghosts and Monsoon, Kaplan, an observer of world events who sees what others often do not, has already established himself as one of the most discerning geopolitical writers of our time. The Revenge of Geography cements his status.”—National Review

From the Hardcover edition.

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