(7.) Alfred Thayer Mahan
, "Naval Education," Record of the Naval Institute 5/4, no.
God and sea power: The influence of religion on Alfred Thayer Mahan
. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press
Classic Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan
Reconsidered (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).
(2.) Alfred Thayer Mahan
, The Problem of Asia: Its Effect Upon International Politics (New Brunswick, NJ, 2003).
Stratfor's Robert Kaplan, in books and articles during the past few years, has popularized the works of Halford Mackinder, Nicholas Spykman, Alfred Thayer Mahan
, and other classical geopolitical thinkers.
Carl von Clausewitz, Alfred Thayer Mahan
, and Giulio Douhet serve as foundational figures in the path toward war-fighting doctrine.
While Mackinder stressed the primacy of land power and preventing Russia from gaining the great inland fortress of the "World-Island," American grand strategist Alfred Thayer Mahan
stressed the importance of maintaining military superiority upon the seas.
Today, why do both Indian and Chinese strategists eagerly debate, study and quote Alfred Thayer Mahan
, an American naval officer and geostrategist who died in 1914?
admiral, Alfred Thayer Mahan
, referred in a 1902 edition of London's National Review to "The Middle East, if I may adopt the term which I have not seen ...
Armstrong, a naval aviator, research student at Kings College, London, UK, and military historian, collects and introduces five essays by naval strategist Alfred Thayer Mahan
(1840-1914), explaining to students, officers, and policy makers how they can be applied to military strategy in the modern era.
21st Century Mahan: Sound Military Conclusions for the Modern Era collects five lesser-known writings of Alfred Thayer Mahan
(1840-1914), a United States Navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian, colloquially dubbed "the most important American strategist of the nineteenth century".
Spykman, who contended that the "Rimland," not the Heartland, held the key to world power; and Alfred Thayer Mahan
, who maintained that maritime power projected across the Indian and Pacific oceans constitutes the fulcrum on which geopolitical fate rests.
The first thing you notice about the much improved Navy Doctrine Library System homepage is an image of Alfred Thayer Mahan
, United States Navy rear admiral, geostrategist and historian, who has been called "the most important American strategist of the 19th century" and the father of the "sea power" doctrine which is based on the concept that countries with greater naval power will have greater worldwide reach.
One might alternatively argue that the militarization of Vieques, Culebra, and much of Puerto Rico's eastern coastline was a logical extension of Alfred Thayer Mahan
's nineteenth-century plan to make the United States a global naval power (1890).
Toll examines the initial six months of the war between Japan and the United States through the prism of fleet strategy and concludes "that this period was the glory days of Alfred Thayer Mahan
, whose doctrines of maritime warfare had been embraced and put into practice by every major navy in the world" (xvi).