New compass of the world : a symposium on political geography. editors, Hans W. Weigert, Vilhjalmur Stefansson [and] Richard Edes Harrison.

; Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962, editor ; Harrison, Richard Edes, editor
New York : Macmillan, 1949.

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Other Title Political geography
Other Authors Harrison, Richard Edes,
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962,
Weigert, Hans W. 1902-
Subjects Aeronautics.
Politische Geographie.
Description xix, 375 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1949.
Contents Introduction: History : geography set in motion -- The Arctic and Antarctic spheres: The Soviet Union moves North / Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Canada : power vacuum, or pivot area? / J.W. Watson. The Antarctic sphere of interest / Lawrence Martin -- The heartland and the expansion of the U.S.S.R.: Heartland revisited / Hans W. Weigert. Marginal and interior lands of the Old World / C.B. Fawcett. The Soviet Union as a sea power / Robert J. Kerner. The rail, water, and air transport system of the Soviet Union / E.C. Ropes. Yakutia and the future of the North / Owen Lattimore. The Western frontiers of Russia / Robert Strausz-Hupé. Population prospects of the Soviet Union / Frank Lorimer -- New frontiers in Central Europe: The political geography of Germany and Austria / Robert E. Dickinson. TVA on the Danube? / George Kiss. The rise and decline of German "Lebensraum" / Samuel Van Valkenburg -- Strategic areas and life lines: Strategic bases / Hans W. Weigert. Life lines of the British Empire / C.B. Fawcett -- Asia : one half of mankind: China's prospects / George B. Cressey. Inner Asian frontiers / Owen Lattimore. The political geography of the new India / Robert Strausz-Hupé. Population trends and the world's biological resources / G.C.L. Bertram. Population changes in South and East Asia / Warren S. Thompson. Demographic imperatives for the peace in the former Japanese Empire / Irene B. Taeuber. Science, the new machinery, and the population of Asia / J. Russell Smith.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)494075
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