What is a country? Acclaimed travel writer and Oxford geography don Nick Middleton brings to life the origins and histories of 50 states that, lacking international recognition and United Nations membership, exist on the margins of legitimacy in the global order. From long-contested lands like Crimea and Tibet to lesser-known territories such as Africa's last colony and a European republic that enjoyed independence for a single day, Middleton presents fascinating stories of shifting borders, visionary leaders, and "forgotten" peoples. Beautifully illustrated with 50 regional maps, each country is literally die-cut out of the page, offering a distinctive tactile experience while exploring these remarkable places.
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|Size: ||12.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Date published: || 2017|
|ISBN: ||9781452158839 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|
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|American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, BQ, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, CW, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Puerto Rico, SX, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French Part), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)|