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This geopolitical ‘guidebook’ illustrated richly provides foresight in to current global processes based on geographic, economic and urban research.

Engaging and thought-provoking research into geopolitics and how it is driven by people and human decisions.

Provides guidance for today’s constantly changing world that is full of opportunities and environmental, social and economic challenges.

A valuable and entertaining book that outlines the studies, thoughts and visions of leading strategic thinkers and their professional studies.

Includes case studies from around the world.

Book Details

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-912555-21-5

FORMAT: 234x156mm

Bookbinding: Hardback

Number of pages: 272


AUTHOR

Norbert Csizmadia is a world traveller, Hungarian geographer and expert in economic strategy, geostrategy, regional and urban development, and geopolitics. He is the former State Secretary for the Ministry for National Economy and a former Executive Director of the Central Bank of Hungary in charge of economic strategy and planning. He is President of the Board of Trustees at Pallas Athéne Innovation and Geopolitical Foundation and is Chief Editor of Hungarian Geopolitics (HUG) magazine.


REVIEWS

Geofusionis a great and important book. It is a gem and a bridge, connecting the past with the present and future. Readers of all walks of life will be able to understand and connect with the chapters of this book and begin to understand why the future is unlike anything we have imagined thus far. Norbert’s thoughts are incredibly powerful, as they illuminate the age of change the world is entering. He masterfully connects each chapter together, painting a picture of tomorrow in a way few authors are able to do. This book is for anyone who has wondered what the future of geopolitics will look like. It is for anyone who has wondered what the future will look like.

Abishur Prakash, geopolitical futurist and author of Next Geopolitics: The Future of World Affairs (Technology)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Future: there is a completely new geography being born. Geography, as the most complex branch of science is revived, is presented by the author to show us the possible outcomes of the changes of the 21stcentury. How are the mighty wars for power being fought? Why are creativity and innovation gaining revolutionary significance? Unlike the futures depicted by the popular utopist novels, we can learn about a future that presents us models of our ever-changing world, based on the analyses of real data.

Journal of the Hungarian Geography Society

The term geopolitics normally evokes a political and military dynamic. It is far more than that as Norbert Csizmadia makes clear in his bookGeofusion. Aside from addressing the economic sphere, he relates geopolitics to a range of social and technical evolutions. As such, he has made a significant contribution to the study of geopolitics and toward the coherent modelling of the world in its many dimensions.

George Friedman, Founder of Geopolitical Futures (GPF) and bestselling author of The Next 100 Years, The Next Decade and Flashpoints

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