The influence of sea power upon history, 1660-1783 by Alfred Thayer Mahan

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston in London .

Written in English

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  • Naval history.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementby A.T. Mahan
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 557 p., [25] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
Number of Pages557
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24189229M
OCLC/WorldCa15235554

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