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Dictionary of Geopolitics
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This dictionary aims to span the topic of geopolitics from 1870 to the present, and to provide a picture of how geographic thinking has influenced statecraft and world politics. The editor and contributors set out to explain what lies behind the theories, and widespread use and misuse, of geopolitical doctrines. The 219 entries consist of full-length essays about the major schools, doctrines, strategies, people, controversies and policies of geopolitics, in the main countries concerned. They are cross-referenced and accompanied by over 660 bibliographical citations. John O'Loughlin's most recent books include "New Political Geography of Eastern Europe" and "War and Its Consequences".
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Introduction How to Use This Dictionary The Dictionary References Index

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This dictionary is the very first to cover the whole range of geopolitics from 1870 to present. Noted experts provide a complete picture of how geographic thinking has influenced statecraft and world politics.

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JOHN O'LOUGHLIN, Professor of Geography at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has written at length about political and social geography and the geography of international relations. His recent books include New Political Geography of Eastern Europe (1993), War and Its Consequences (1993), and Foreign Minorities in Continental European Cities (1987).

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...".good value for the student/scholar seeking introductory material on a topic...the quality of the material is generally very high - I appreciated O'Sullivan's terse enteries and learnt a great deal about a lot of merginal as well as central subjects in the subfield."-Progress in Harvard Geography ..."provides a clear and fairly comprehensive map of the terrain of geopolitical praxis. Its strength lies in its pedagogical use as a supplementary text for courses on political geography and geopolitics."-The Professional Geographer ?...provides a clear and fairly comprehensive map of the terrain of geopolitical praxis. Its strength lies in its pedagogical use as a supplementary text for courses on political geography and geopolitics.?-The Professional Geographer ?....good value for the student/scholar seeking introductory material on a topic...the quality of the material is generally very high - I appreciated O'Sullivan's terse enteries and learnt a great deal about a lot of merginal as well as central subjects in the subfield.?-Progress in Harvard Geography .,."provides a clear and fairly comprehensive map of the terrain of geopolitical praxis. Its strength lies in its pedagogical use as a supplementary text for courses on political geography and geopolitics."-The Professional Geographer .,.".good value for the student/scholar seeking introductory material on a topic...the quality of the material is generally very high - I appreciated O'Sullivan's terse enteries and learnt a great deal about a lot of merginal as well as central subjects in the subfield."-Progress in Harvard Geography

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