Geographical pivots of history. by W. Kirk

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Published by Leicester University Press in [Leicester, Eng.] .

Written in English

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  • Geopolitics.

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ContributionsUniversity of Leicester.
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LC ClassificationsJC319 .K48
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Pagination28 p.
Number of Pages28
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Open LibraryOL5976994M
LC Control Number66003571
OCLC/WorldCa2624105

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Apr 01,  · FIFTY years ago Halford John Mackinder delivered a lecture on "The Geographical Pivot of History" before the Royal Geographical Society in London. Supported by five diagrams, it was published by the Society in April ,[i] together with comments by several students of geography.

Probably few who read the lecture in guessed that Figure 5, bearing the caption "The Natural Cited by: 3. fencingveterans2013.com ‎ (file size: MB, MIME type: application/pdf) Halford Mackinder's seminal paper on the determining role of global geography on global politics.

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It is a remarkable departure from the sea-based theories of political power that previous works of geopolitics had revolved around in the 18th and 19th centuries and according to Mackinder, was due.

Geographical Society in“The Geographical Pivot of History.” In it he argued that interior Asia and eastern Europe (the heartland) had become the strategic centre of the “World Island” as a result of the relative decline of sea power as against land power and of the economic and.

a correlation between the larger geographical and the larger historical generalizations. For the first time we can perceive something of the real proportion of features and events on the stage of the whole world, and may seek a formula which shall express certain aspects, at any rate, of geographical causation in universal history.

Feb 01,  · The Geographical Pivot of History British geographer Halford Mackinder delivered this address to the Royal Geographical Society in London. It was subsequently published and became one of the most consequential and prophetic addresses of the 20th century. power using the resources of the continent to become a dominant sea power was the.

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