The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History: 1660–1783 is a history of naval warfare published in 1890 by Alfred Thayer Mahan. It details the role of sea power during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and discusses the various factors needed to support and achieve sea power, with emphasis on having the largest and most powerful fleet. Scholars consider it the single most influential book in naval strategy. Its policies were quickly adopted by most major navies, ultimately causing the World War I naval arms race.

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The Influence of Sea Power upon History. 1660-1783. [With maps and plans.] Paperback 663113 $25.67 $16.53 2011
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