Strategic geography

Strategic geography is concerned with the control of, or access to, spatial areas that have an impact on the security and prosperity of nations. Spatial areas that concern strategic geography change with human needs and development. This field is a subset of human geography, itself a subset of the more general study of geography. It is also related to geostrategy.

Strategic geography is that branch of science,which deals with the study of spatial areas that have an impact on the security and prosperity of a nation.

Further reading

  • Brzezinski, Zbigniew. The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and its Geostrategic Imperatives. New York: Basic Books, 1997.
  • Gray, Colin S. and Geoffrey Sloan. Geopolitics, Geography and Strategy. Portland, OR: Frank Cass, 1999.
  • Kemp G., Harkavy R. Strategic Geography and the changing Middle East. Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in cooperation with Brookings Institution Press, 1997.
  • Mackinder, Halford J. Democratic Ideals and Reality. Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1996.
  • Daclon, Corrado Maria. Geopolitics of Environment, A Wider Approach to the Global Challenges. Italy: Comunità Internazionale, SIOI, 2007.
  • Faringdon, Hugh. Strategic Geography: NATO, the Warsaw Pact, and the Superpowers. Routledge (1989). ISBN 0-415-00980-4.
  • Stürmer, Michael. Strategische Geografie. Leitartikel, Die Welt Online, 10. Februar 2004.
  • European Geostrategy



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