Mahan: The Life and Work of Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, U.S.N.

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Contents
PREFACEv
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONSxiii
I THE MAHANS1
II BIRTH AND BOYHOOD11
III ACTING MIDSHIPMAN18
IV PASSED MIDSHIPMAN, U.S.S. Congress27
V CIVIL WAR SERVICE31
VI ASIATIC STATION41
VIIEUROPEAN TOUR--MARRIAGE46
VIIIMONTEVIDEO--BUENOS AIRES52
IX NAVAL ACADEMY--FIRST ESSAY56
X NEW YORK NAVY YARD- FIRST BOOK62
XI THE CONCEPT OF SEA POWER66
XII PREPARATION FOR THE WAR COLLEGE74
XIII PRESIDENT OF THE WAR COLLEGE81
XIV SEARCH FOR A PUBLISHER89
XV FIRST BOOK OF SEA POWER93
XVI THE BRITISH NAVAL PROGRAM106
XVII NAVAL ESSAYS111
XVIII SECOND BOOK ON SEA POWER116
XIX APOSTLE OF EXPANSION129
XX COMMANDING THE Chicago137
XXI MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE143
XXII ADMIRAL ERBEN148
XXIII BRITISH ACCLAIM154
XXIV RETURN TO AMERICA163
XXV BACK TO A DESK166
XXVI "THE LIFE OF NELSON"172
XXVII PREPARATIONS FOR WAR181
XXVIII THE SPANISH WAR186
XXIX PEACE NEGOTIATIONS195
XXX THE FIRST HAGUE CONFERENCE203

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