are there specific reasons why some cultures have built larger empires throughout history and is it motivated by their geographic conditions (poor soil conditions, less arability, poor agricultural output etc.). Also, is level of innovation and inventiveness determined by geography?

  • $\begingroup$ That's an awful broad question, isn't it? And sounds almost like something that would be homework? $\endgroup$ Commented Apr 29 at 2:46
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    $\begingroup$ On the history stack we would call this a Guns, Germs and Steel question. $\endgroup$
    – justCal
    Commented Apr 29 at 3:53
  • $\begingroup$ New here, thanks for the contribution though. $\endgroup$ Commented May 4 at 15:04


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