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America's Strategy in World Politics: The United States and the Balance of Power Paperback – March 31, 2007


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 525 pages
  • Publisher: Transaction Publishers (March 31, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1412806313
  • ISBN-13: 978-1412806312
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #438,446 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Francis P. Sempa is the author of Geopolitics: From the Cold War to the 21st Century, and has written introductions to Mahan's The Problem of Asia and The Interest of America in International Conditions and Bullitt's The Great Globe Itself, all available from Transaction. He is an assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and an adjunct professor of political science at Wilkes University.




 



Nicholas J. Spykman was Sterling Professor of International Relations at Yale University in the late 1930s and early 1940s. He also authored The Geography of the Peace and The Social Theory of Georg Simmel, available from Transaction.


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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By konion on November 20, 2010
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Spykman said in this book, page 150:
"Who controls the Rimland rules Eurasia. Who rules Eurasia controls the destinies of the World."
Rimlands are the coastal areas of Eurasia and North Africa etc.

A very useful book, which has affected American diplomacy until nowadays.
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