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Admiral Farragut

  [english | 1892]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... ship cruised off the coast, making several prizes of vessels much inferior to herself in force, and on the 7th of September anchored within the capes ...... that I did not fear him, I offered to go back and proceed with him to Valparaiso. He was informed that I was in command, he being simply my adviser ...... a fair wind to follow. As Porter stood out, however, he thought possible,...]
Genres: [biography | nauticalDownloads: 63

Lessons Of The War With Spain And Other Articles

  [english | 1899]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... superficial, for instance, than the remark of a popular writer that the days of tacks and sheets-of sailing ships, that is-have no value as lessons ...... as every war does, characteristics of its own, differentiating it from others, nevertheless, in its broad analogies, falls into line with its predecessors, ...... though not concluded until after they began. The wisdom of the ...]
Genres: [war | history | essaysDownloads: 366

Sea Power In Its Relations To The War Of 1812 V1

  [english | ]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... seamen was one of the pleas likewise of the New England opposition, too much of which was obstinately and reprehensibly factious. Many thousands ...... for outward cargoes, to the consequent lowering of outward freights. A regard to the profits of freights, writes a contemporary familiar with ...... Asia and Africa. Now had arisen there an independent state, in political standing ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 433

Sea Power In Its Relations To The War Of 1812 V2

  [english | ]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


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Genres: [classicDownloads: 319

The Gulf And Inland Waters

  [english | 1898]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Summary: [NON-fiction: Alfred Thayer Mahan describes Union Navy operations in the Gulf of Mexico and the Mississippi drainage during the American Civil War.]
Genres: [history | nautical | warDownloads: 276

The Influence Of Sea Power Upon History 1660 1783

  [english | 1890]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Summary: [Mahans book needs no further review. It is a fundamental work on sea power and should be read by any serious student of the subject]
Genres: [nautical | historyDownloads: 136

The Interest Of America In Sea Power Present And Future

  [english | 1897]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... a cause can be depended upon for a fair settlement of differences, when they come into conflict with a strong political necessity on the one side opposed ...... except Great Britain, have ports so near our Pacific coast as to bring it within the radius of action of their coast-defence ships and it is very doubtful ...... now bears his name. Thus it has happened that, from the late ...]
Genres: [politics | essays | nauticalDownloads: 134

The Life Of Nelson Volume 1

  [english | 1897]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... of Independence indeed, Nelson wrote that many of the inhabitants were as arrant rebels as those who had renounced their allegiance. Under these conditions, ...... a childless marriage further debarred him. He could rise far higher, and, alas. descend far lower as he followed the radiant vision,-the image ...... for Nelson's own prospects to find him writing in evident sympathy: ...]
Genres: [biography | nautical | historyDownloads: 424

The Life Of Nelson Volume 2

  [english | 1897]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... accomplishing of them is my study, night and day.. My dear Sir James, he writes to Erskine after returning to Palermo, I am in desperation about ...... command here to Commodore Troubridge. Nothing but absolute necessity obliges me to write this letter. I could no more stay fourteen days longer here, ...... left Italy I told you of the extraordinary circumstance of a child being ...]
Genres: [biography | nautical | historyDownloads: 14

The Major Operations Of The Navies In The War Of American

  [english | 1913]  

Alfred Thayer Mahan


Excerpts: [... precaution that, as far as in its power to prevent, there shall not lie scattered about the material which foreign possessions in these continents might ...... the historian of the major operations is confined perforce to indicating the broad general effect of naval power upon the issue. This will be best done ...... by a heavy Gale 75. Howe returns to New York and collects his ...]
Genres: [history | nautical | warDownloads: 202