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Alfred T. Mahan & his ideas on sea power

Discuss how the views of Alfred T. Mahan helped shaped US Naval development and strategy. What impact did his views have beyond the US?

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in discussing AT Mahan's impact beyond the US. I am assuming that you are asking for a concise discussion. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. About AT Mahan - 100 words
2. HIs work, relevance and impact - 150 words

This is or course assuming that you are expected to provide a short discussion. Should you need a much larger discussion, you can use the listed resources to further explore Mahan's work. Good luck and all the best with your studies. You can also use the feedback section if you need further clarification.

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About Alfred T. Mahan

Alfred T. Mahan is one of the most influential naval military strategists of the 19th century. He wrote the book, "The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783" in 1890 and this book has become the source of strategic thought in navies the world over. He proposed that nations with great navies will likely become power players in world affairs ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advice on the topic of the work and ideas of US Naval strategist Alfred T. Mayhan and the relevance of his ideas to history, including their impact. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.