Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics at Royal Holloway University of London and Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. He is the author and editor of many books, including The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction (OUP, 2012), Ice: Nature and Culture (Reaktion, 2018), and the forthcoming co-authored volume The Arctic: What Everyone Needs to Know (OUP, 2019).
A succinct yet remarkably comprehensive overview of this persistently contentious mode of thinking about power, the world and our places, this volume covers all the key themes in a compelling and lucid text. * Professor Simon Dalby, Wilfrid Laurier University * 'Dodds' succinct overview of the development of different approaches to geopolitical understanding provides an ideal starting point for anyone interested in making sense of global politics. * Professor Joanne Sharp, University of Glasgow *