Prisoners of Geography
Comments and mentions from HN threads:
Ask HN: Books you read in 2018?
beat: An overview of political geography, and how the physical structure of land and water affects the cultures living there, their opportunities, and their place in the world. It caused a total rethink about why Europe and the US have been so successful, and why Africa and South America have suffered.
chrisherd: Why nations act the way they do
krigath: Very interesting view of geopolitics, Putin, et al