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1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Mahan, Alfred Thayer

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MAHAN, ALFRED THAYER (1840-1914), American naval officer and historian (see 17.394), died in Washington, D.C., Dec. 1 1914. His later works included The Interest of America in International Conditions (1910); Naval Strategy Compared and Contrasted with the Principles of Military Operations on Land (1911, lectures delivered at the U.S. Naval War College, Newport, R.I., between 1887 and 1911); Armaments and Arbitration (1912) and The Major Operations of the Navies in the War of American Independence (1913).

See C. Carlisle Taylor, The Life of Admiral Mahan (1921).