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Jeremy Steuber

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This 7 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jeremy Steuber on Thursday October 29, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GEOG 4712 at University of Colorado at Boulder taught by Staff in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 22 views. For similar materials see /class/231910/geog-4712-university-of-colorado-at-boulder in Geography at University of Colorado at Boulder.




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Date Created: 10/29/15
GEOG 4712 Political Geography PM runmniisriiii KAIAKMSYANTJ J W quot1 KEVIN KYRGVISVIH V QTAIWAN manna 1mm 0 VIEINAM Arabian Sea c FRITOLAVSIA PNI IPFIMS we say nfBengal mlIES quot 5am 0mm Sen 4 Lecture 5 Classical Geopolitics The Pivot The Heartland and the Eurasian Landmass Outline 1 Administrative issues 2 Classical elements 3 Mahan s prescriptions If 4 Mackinder s legacies X 5 The dictum to A 6 The map quot K 7 Somecriticisms gt n US UK Geopolitical Visions nu moon omensm mun n m raw 5 comm 0 m YACHT Classical geopolitics genealogies Gavapwalltu Hrnlly39 Tron W W lusi Mahan lGhRJRalznl UX Mlndnr GER anllnrl Manama can Rag xm um lmnl momma ins Suylmmn awn44 ins Kunum 194mm u535aulcmml1sni us RavCIlne 1930 us u Barrm iznoai fit HI39I I t l h 45 Mahan s Geopolitical Vision Basis for Great Power Status 1 Territory size matters 2 v Population bigger better 3 Geopolitical Position Island v 4 Strong Government Presidential 5 Strong National character Anglo v 6 v Strong NavyGood Harbors Mahan s Prescriptions L vvvv v Build Panama Canal Expand Into Pacific Caribbean Build Strong Navy Contain Russia Formal Alliance with British Empire Ten thousand miles from tip to tip Philadelphia Pram Mackinder s Context The growfh of the British Empire i q i H quotv w x r bfgydc 33 F Decline of British Hegemony Shrinking world postColumbian Epoch tech Internationalization of capital New Actors Democracy and rise of women workers Rise of nonEuropean Powers U lerNf The dictum 1904 Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland Who rules the Heartland commands the WorldIsland Who rules the WorldIsland commands the world The map E Pmrarea 1904 l l i ll Heartland 1919 V Mackinder s Policy Prescriptions MMMMM c o ALLIES OCCUPIED WALLIES 9 v v 3 1 AXIS OCCUPIED In Ath Vm 1 Prevent Germany from developing naval power 2 Prevent Germany and Russia from allying 3 Maintain control of innermarginal crescent 4 Midland Ocean Alliance post1943 Mackinder s Legacy 3 THE CENTRO ASIAN RING Sig I v a H l L V Midland Ocean Alliance Post WWII Geopolitical World Order of USUK vs USSR NATO 2 US USSR containment strategy Rimland site of Cold War alliances NATO CENTO SEATO 3 Idea that land war in Asia cannot be one Princess Bride Napoleon Critiques of Mackinder s Geopolitical Vision NUKEHAVISTAN O Warhed nya KAZAKHSTAN KYRGYZSTAN 1 Does not consider changes within societies in geographical heartland 2 V Never acknowledges Russiaviews Germany as Heartland Power to control worldisland 3 4 V Does not acknowledge Britain s decline or rise of US or Japan V Does not foresee or acknowledge importance of airpower Still relevant mow upansfun of us milely Tnvu vemen


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