Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Paperback)
  • Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Paperback)
  • Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Paperback)
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Divided: Why We're Living in an Age of Walls (Paperback)

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New from the No.1 Sunday Times bestselling author of Prisoners of Geography

We feel more divided than ever. This riveting analysis tells you why.

Walls are going up. Nationalism and identity politics are on the rise once more. Thousands of miles of fences and barriers have been erected in the past ten years, and they are redefining our political landscape.

There are many reasons why we erect walls, because we are divided in many ways: wealth, race, religion, politics. In Europe the ruptures of the past decade threaten not only European unity, but in some countries liberal democracy itself. In China, the Party's need to contain the divisions wrought by capitalism will define the nation's future. In the USA the rationale for the Mexican border wall taps into the fear that the USA will no longer be a white majority country in the course of this century.

Understanding what has divided us, past and present, is essential to understanding much of what's going on in the world today.

Covering China, the USA, Israel and Palestine, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, Africa, Europe and the UK, bestselling author Tim Marshall presents a gripping and unflinching analysis of the fault lines that will shape our world for years to come.

Publisher: Elliott & Thompson Limited
ISBN: 9781783963973
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A timely and exhilarating clamber over the walls of history' - Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads

'Informative and timely ... a readable primer on the world's biggest problems' - The Daily Express

'Accomplished, well researched and pacey ... for anyone who wants to look beyond the headlines and explore the context of some of the biggest challenges facing the world today, it is a fascinating and fast read' - City AM

'Accessible and timely ... ultimately, Marshall's lesson is one that we should all heed: differences can be overcome' - Prospect

'A very knowledgeable, timely book and a good primer on current problems in a longer-term context' - '

"Perceptive ... Marshall examines the walls - physical, religious, ethnic, psychological - that fence people off or, at times, pen them in... He has written frankly about the world. We deny this at our own peril' - The National

'Striking words ... Tim Marshall performs the daunting, yet highly pertinent, task of trying to make sense of one of the biggest issues of our times: in a world that is increasingly globalised, a backlash apparently grows ever stronger. By taking a global view, Divided successfully brings some much-needed perspective' - Northern Slant
An Evening with Tim Marshall

An Evening with Tim Marshall

London - Finchley Road O2 Centre
Tuesday 9th October 18:30

An evening with the excellent speaker and best-selling writer, Tim Marshall, discussing his latest book, Divided.

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An Evening with Tim Marshall

An Evening with Tim Marshall

Bourne End Library, Wakeman Road, Bourne End, SL8 5SX
Wednesday 10th October 19:30

An evening with the brilliant Tim Marshall.

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Divided; Why We Are Living in an Age of Walls -Talk with Tim Marshall

Divided; Why We Are Living in an Age of Walls -Talk with Tim Marshall

Chesham
Thursday 25th October 19:00

Join us from 7pm on 25th October as Tim Marshall talks us through why we are currently living in an age of walls. With thirty years experience in news reporting and presenting Tim Marshall, is now dedicating his time to finding fresh ways of explaining geo-politics to the world, through his bestselling titles such as Prisoners of Geography and Worth Dying For. His latest book looks at the current global situation, where after decades of tearing walls down, we are now starting to rebuild divisions. This is a ticketed event with tickets available in store and online.

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Aisha Din

“I've pre-ordered this already”

For those who have not experienced the brilliance of Tim Marshall before GET THIS BOOK! I've already pre-ordered mine and clearing my schedule! Come at me 8th March.
Tim Marshall has proven to be the perfect... More

Hardback edition
3 similar books recommended
13th February 2018
Helpful? Upvote 14

“An Interesting Read”

Marshall is a good writer, and the book is well-researched with it's main ideas thoroughly explored. I was a bit disappointed (as I admittedly was with Worth Dying For) as I feel Marshall allows his own politics... More

Hardback edition
20th April 2018
Helpful? Upvote 7

“Fascinating!”

This is a fascinating and timely read. Tim Marshall's writing is as clear and knowledgeable as ever, and this is an accessible and informative book.

This is a truly thought provoking book, and I would love to... More

Hardback edition
3 similar books recommended
15th June 2018
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