The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

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Noted nineteenth-century U.S. naval officer and historian Alfred Thayer Mahan argues that, despite great changes and scientific advances in naval weaponry, certain principles of naval strategy remain constant.
ISBN: 9781589801554
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Images: 25
Pages: 640
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914) served in the Civil War and twice served as the president of the United States Naval War College, beginning shortly after the college was founded. Mahan became known as one of the leading spokesmen for the age of American imperialism. In addition to his books on the history of naval warfare, he wrote biographies of David Farragut and Horatio Nelson.
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