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Mackinder

(məˈkɪndə)
n
(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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Hence, with the withdrawal in Afghanistan, the US will lose its strategic foothold in the region, which according to Halford Mackinder is the way towards controlling the world.
A modern geographer Halford John Mackinder in 1994 wrote, 'The one who rules Eastern Europe, commands the heartland and the one who rules the heartland commands the world'.
"As a choir, we still love the Simon and Garfunkel classic Bridge Over Troubled Water arranged by our former musical director, Alex Mackinder. This year has seen the choir reach out of their comfort zone, singing songs in different languages including Norwegian, Yoruba and Igbo!" Maya revealed the choir has performed all over Durham, including many of the University colleges and even the world-famous Cathedral.
The Third Reich lacked only the oil of the Caucuses to comprise what Halford MacKinder had called "the world island," (3) an economic unit knit together by railroads and impervious to the predation and strangulation afforded by sea power.
Lewis Mackinder used a friend's ID to buy booze as a 17-year-old during the Blues v Hull City match at St Andrew's in November 2012.
Chapter 2 stresses classical geopolitical theories presented by Halford Mackinder (1861-1947) and Nicholas Spykman (1893-1943).
Cole first considers the geographic realities of China's situation, referencing British author Halford Mackinder's early nineteenth-century analysis that the country that rules the World-Island--the interconnected continents of Asia, Europe, and Africa, beginning with the Heartland of the Eurasian landmass--commands the world.
IN his 1904 treatise, The Geographical Pivot of History, Halford Mackinder theorised that whoever controls the Eurasian heartland from the Volga to the Yangtze and the Himalayas to the Arctic would control the world.
Sam Martinez Gion, Charlotte Clapp, Garnet Mackinder and Hannah Botterman scored tries as Sarries, who led 17-8 at half-time, ran out 24-20 winners in front of a 2,000 crowd in Ealing.
Mackinder's 'Heartland Theory' mentioned the areas of Europe and Asia (Eurasia) as the Pivot of the world and summarised that, 'Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland; who rules the Heartland commands the World-Island; and who rules the World-Island commands the world.' The Pivot ran from Volga in Russia to the Yangtze in China Eastern Europe, Central Asia and from the Himalayas to the Arctic.
Geopolitics had its genesis as a serious discipline in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and among its first and most important writers--although he did not use the term geopolitics himself--was Sir Halford Mackinder. Mackinder presented an analysis of the world very different from the views prevalent at the time.