Alfred Thayer Mahan (September 27, 1840 – December 1, 1914) was a United
States Navy admiral, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called "the most
In 1890, Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, a lecturer in naval history and the
president of the ... Mahan argued that British control of the seas, combined with a
Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914) Naval Historian Columbia College 1854-
18567. By arguing that sea power—the strength of a nation's navy—was the key
As the author of numerous articles and books, including the landmark The
Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783, Alfred Thayer Mahan was
May 12, 2005 ... “Mahan's book struck the highest levels of the governing classes like a bolt of
lightning and created a tempest of intellectual upheaval not just ...
Alfred Thayer Mahan was born in West Point, New York, in 1840, educated at the
U.S. Naval Academy and served as a Union naval officer during the Civil War.
Jul 22, 2011 ... Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan was assigned there. Mahan's lecture notes
become the basis for his book, The Influence of Sea Power Upon ...
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Alfred Thayer Mahan's naval theory helped shape US defense strategy in the
American century, but that influence could be waning.
Jul 23, 2016 ... Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840 - 1914), an American sailor and writer, was the
world's leading military historian in the era before World War I. His ...