DOI: / 1. Book Review. Everett C. Dolman, Astropolitik: Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age. (London: Frank Cass, ), pp. “Astropolitik does not advocate an astropolitical future for the exploration of space . Astropolitik: Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age Everett C. Dolman. Astropolitik: Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age. Front Cover. Everett C. Dolman Dolman is Professor of Comparative Military Studies at the U.S. Air Force’s.

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The author, drawing from a plethora of geopolitical, historical and space-related records, has produced a compelling and essential read, concretly laying the foundations for a new, inter-disciplinary and highly relevant ground.

He claims that by rapidly and comprehensibly establishing control of LEO astropoljtik US would stop a space arms race before it got started, safeguarding the peaceful use of space for all nations. Summary This volume identifies and evaluates the relationship between outer-space geography and geographic position astrogeographyand the evolution of current and future military space strategy. Offline Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with or without Internet access.

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Showing of 4 reviews. Exclusive web offer for individuals. The US has already made it asteopolitik that if enemies are using astropolitjk assets to help kill Americans, either soldiers in the field or civilians at home, those assets will not be safe.

If and when the President releases his new military space policy document, it will be interesting to see just how the administration intends to deal with these future threats. Realist Visions The Domination of Space. Table of Contents intellectually grounded in the best tradition of geopolitics, has something genuinely new astroploitik say, and makes vital contributions to the dialogue between the interrelationships between space and national security English Choose a language for shopping.


Add to Wish List. Dolman Limited preview – ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Required reading for serious space-power advocates, this book will dominate the field of space theory. Space Warfare in the 21st Century: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Dolman No preview available – Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Introduction Realism and Geopolitics. Astrostrategy Power Policy and Applications. The Bookshelf application offers access: One problem that has yet to be solved either by Dolman or by other theorists of spacepower doctrine dolmaan the lack of accurate terminology. Strategy, Evolution, and War: Each payload would have to be astrololitik before blast off to ensure its peaceful nature. In order to animate the text, and following Halford Mackinder and Nicholas Spykman, these propositions prompt the formulation of a neoclassical astropolitical dictum: Arming the Heavens Cass Military Studies.

Others are free to propose their own ideas, but if they do so by ignoring his work they risk ridicule and irrelevance. Modeling the Astropolitical Environment. From Doolman to Artificial Astripolitik. Strategy and History Hardcover: The Future of American Space Power. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For this reason and for many others the author of Astropolitik deserves a vote of thanks from the broader space community. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Astropolitics is abound as most recently evidenced by the reaction to President George W.


Astropolitik: Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age

Description Table of Contents. Weapons, Diplomacy, and Security. AmazonGlobal Ship Astropolltik Internationally. Indeed, it has already begun. With the traditional struggles over terrestrial supremacy being far from over, the arena of space offers a new field for the realization of the power strategies of the contemporary “Great Powers”.

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Review: Astropolitik: Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The introduction of the beliefs and dictums of geopolitics, the school of thought bringing together geography and international relations, in space theory and practice was, admittedly, long overdue. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Astropolotik. Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Without such inspections it is impossible beforehand to know just what in being orbited.

It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. Weapons or military satellites can be disguised as peaceful scientific satellites.

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