It is not my purpose to preach Mahan's gospel; rather it is to introduce you to the man, his writings and his philosophy of seapower—hopefully to stir your interest in studying him further this year.
Godfrey, Jack E.
"Mahan: The Man, His Writings and Philosophy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 22
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol22/iss3/6