Alfred Thayer Mahan


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United States naval officer and historian (1840-1914)

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Classic Works of Alfred Thayer Mahan Reconsidered (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).
Alfred Thayer Mahan, The Problem of Asia: Its Effect Upon International Politics (New Brunswick, NJ, 2003).
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.
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).
During the first, students read classic works by Carl von Clausewitz, Julian Corbett, Antoine Henri Jomini, Thucydides, Sun Tzu, Alfred Thayer Mahan, and so forth, exploring the foundations of military theory and analyzing the decision-making process with regard to strategy.
Indian power projection in both western and eastern Indian Ocean waters is growing, thereby pursuing a Mahanian approach for dominance of the maritime sphere, named after US Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan, rather than a Nehruvian approach.
The second course of study, Strategy and War (S&W), views various periods of history, tying military theorists like Alfred Thayer Mahan and Sir Julian Corbett.
Alfred Thayer Mahan, whose landmark book The Influence of Seapower Upon History remains in demand more than a century after it was written.
Preservacion y vision de la teoria de Alfred Thayer Mahan.
Alfred Thayer Mahan, who argued that the nation that controls the seas holds the decisive factor in war.
ALFRED THAYER MAHAN, THE PREMIER American theorist of naval strategy, describes Admiral Horatio Nelson as "the one man who in himself summed up and embodied the greatness of the possibilities which Sea Power comprehends.