Tim Marshall

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'If you want to understand world events, look at a map'

Tim Marshall, former Diplomatic and Foreign Affairs Editor at Sky News, first explored this idea in his globally bestselling and critically acclaimed Prisoners of Geography which showed how every nation's history has been limited by mountains, rivers, seas and concrete and was translated into 30 languages selling over 1.5 million copies. Now he returns with the much anticipated sequel, The Power of Geography. He joins us to discuss this revelatory new book taking us into ten regions that are shaping global politics and power today. Find out why the Earth's atmosphere is the world's next battleground; why the fight for the Pacific is just beginning; and why Europe's next refugee crisis is closer than it thinks. Covering Australia, Turkey, the UK, Iran, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Spain and Space, and delivered with Tim Marshall's trademark wit and insight, he joins us for a lucid and gripping exploration of the power of geography to shape humanity's past, present – and future.

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'The Power Of Geography' with Tim Marshall

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Gloucester History Festival (online), Blackfriars Priory, Ladybellegate St, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2HN
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'The Power Of Geography' with Tim Marshall (17 Apr 2021)
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Saturday20:00 - 21:00

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