James Corbett – The Corbett Report – Interview 1016 – Tim Ball Outlines 20th Century Theories Of Geopolitics – 19 March 2015

Dr. Tim Ball of DrTimBall.com joins us again to continue our ongoing exploration of geography, climate and politics. In this conversation we explore 20th century geopolitical theories and theorists, from Ratzel’s Lebensraum to Mackinder’s “Heartland” to Spykman’s “Rimland” to Cohen’s “Divided World.” We also explore the rise of NATO in the mid-20th century and the role of the BRICS in shaping the world of the 21st.

For previous editions of this interview series, please see part one and part two.

RECOMMENDED READING:
Influences of Geographic Environment: On the Basis of Ratzel’s System of Anthropo-Geography

World Conquest : The Heartland Theory of Halford J. Mackinder

Spykman’s World

Geography and politics in a world divided

The Influence of Alfred Thayer Mahan Upon The Imperial Japanese Navy

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