Astropolitik: Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age

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Frank Cass, 2002 - 208 pages
"Astropolitik does not advocate an astropolitical future for the exploration of space. Rather, it is an analysis of what the future might be like, given the continuing nationalistic pursuit of outer space. In order to animate the text, and following Halford Mackinder and Nicholas Spykman, these propositions prompt the formulation of a neoclassical astropolitical dictum: 'Who controls Low-Earth Orbin controls Near-Earth Space. Who controls Near-Earth Space dominates Terra. Who dominates Terra determines the destiny of humankind.'" "This innovative new book will be essential reading for military strategists, political scientists and professionals working in the field, as well as informed general readers."--Jacket.

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Good introduction to the space world with definitions and descriptions in chap 3. Read full review

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