Alfred thayer mahan was a united states naval officer and historian, whom john keegan called the most important american strategist of the nineteenth. Captain alfred thayer mahan was assigned there mahan's lecture notes become the basis for his book, the influence of sea power upon. Visit biographycom and study the career of alfred thayer mahan, naval officer during the american civil war and influential writer on the importance of sea. 1 a t mahan, the influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783 (boston, 1890), p iv 15-22 robert seager, alfred thayer mahan: the man and his.
Rear admiral alfred thayer mahan (27 september 1840 - 1 december 1914) was a united states navy officer, naval strategist, and educator, widely consider . Alfred thayer mahan (1840-1914), american naval historian and strategist, provided the intellectual and historical foundations for american imperial expansion. Posts about alfred thayer mahan written by wjastore. Rear adm alfred thayer mahan from naval history and heritage command, communication and outreach division although rear adm.
So in 1890, this man named alfred thayer mahan published a book called the influence of sea power upon history and mahan's thesis was that all the great. Alfred thayer mahan, (born sept 27, 1840, west point, ny, us—died dec 1, 1914, quogue, ny), american naval officer and historian who was a highly. Alfred thayer mahan was born on september 27, 1840 in west point, new york the city of west point may ring a bell for you it's the home of the united states. Captain alfred thayer mahan (1840-1914) was a united states navy flag officer, geostrategist, and historian, who has been called the most important american.
Alfred thayer mahan it is ironic that one of the worst seamen to ever command a ship underway should become one of the most influential. Alfred thayer mahan was born on september 27, 1840 at west point, new york, where his father was a professor of civil and military engineering at the us. Similar authors to alfred thayer mahan mahan on naval warfare: selections from the writings of rear admiral alfred t mahan alfred thayer mahan. Story of the war in south africa 1899-1900, [en] 1900 types of naval officers drawn from the history of the british navy, [en] 1902 alfred thayer mahan.
Few, if any students or practitioners of strategy can argue the importance of admiral alfred thayer mahan's influence on sea power theory,. Small 242×320 captain alfred thayer mahan medium 483×640 captain alfred thayer mahan large 774×1024 download tiff original 1813×2400 | ( 15. Alfred thayer mahan was born on 27 september 1840 at west point, new york, where his father, dennis hart mahan, was a distinguished.
The 19th century writer alfred thayer mahan made the point that if you look at the coastline of britain, it's suited to maritime trade with good harbours bbcfeb. Alfred thayer mahan interpreted the sea as a “great common,” a medium through which commerce and military force could flow freely sir julian corbett. Alfred thayer mahan: the united states looking outward from the atlantic magazine, december 1890 navy captain alfred t mahan was sent by the navy to. Mahan's the influence of sea power upon history: securing international markets in in 1890, captain alfred thayer mahan, a lecturer in naval history and the.
Alfred thayer mahan (september 27, 1840 – december 1, 1914) was a united states navy flag officer, geostrategist, and educator his ideas on the importance . As the author of numerous articles and books, including the landmark the influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783, alfred thayer mahan was widely. 1--rear admiral alfred thayer mahan, u s n, retired, america's foremost naval strategist and the world's greatest authority on sea power, died. ←author index: ma, alfred thayer mahan (1840–1914) “mahan, alfred thayer, dcl, lld,” in a short biographical dictionary of english.