Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Recommended Reads from our Faculty

Starting this year, each semesterly newsletter will feature top three readings recommended by a staff of faculty member. For Spring 2021, that faculty member will be adjunct professor Wayne T. Zanni, M.A.L.S. from Thomas Edison University.

  1. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan
  2. The Geography of the Peace by Nicholas John Spykman
  3. The Revenge of Geography by Robert D. Kaplan

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Kaplan, Robert D. The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us about Coming Conflicts and the Battle against Fate. Random House, 2013.

Mahan, A. T. The Influence of Sea Power upon History, 1660-1783. Dover Publications, 1987.

Spykman, Nicholas J. The Geography of the Peace. Edited by Helen R. Nicholl, Harcourt Brace & Co., 1944.