Influence Of Seapower Upon History, The Alfred Thayer Mahan

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Influence Of Seapower Upon History, The by Alfred Thayer Mahan
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In 1886, the U.S. had no navy to speak of. But it did have Alfred Mahan, a captain in the U.S. Navy, who had spent much of his career observing a real navy: the British Empires. At 46, Mahan was 10 years short of retirement when the newly formedMoreIn 1886, the U.S.

had no navy to speak of. But it did have Alfred Mahan, a captain in the U.S. Navy, who had spent much of his career observing a real navy: the British Empires. At 46, Mahan was 10 years short of retirement when the newly formed Naval and War College at Newport, Rhode Island, asked him to lecture on naval history and tactics. Out of his lectures grew a book that would change the world.Its no exaggeration that THE INFLUENCE OF SEAPOWER UPON HISTORY affected the outcome of both great world wars. When it was first published in 1890, prime ministers, presidents, kings, admirals and chancellors eagerly studied its strategies, which England first employed to rule the seas.

All the major powers have used it to shape imperial policies.A lucid and brilliant history of war at sea and its affect on international politics. (B-O-T Editorial Review Board)



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