Mackinder

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Mackinder

(məˈkɪndə)
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(Biography) Sir Halford John. 1861–1947, British geographer noted esp for his work in political geography. His writings include Democratic Ideas and Reality (1919)
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Based on the 1904 Heartland Theory by Halford John Mackinder, it explored the idea that the Heartland lies at the centre of the interlinked continents of Europe.
In his book Game Plan (1986), he reiterated an old idea of the British geopolitical scholar Halford John Mackinder (1861-1947): "Democracy [.
Halford John Mackinder was born in the market town of Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, on 15 February 1861.