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The Purchase of the Virgin Islands in 1917: Mahan and the American Strategy in the Caribbean Sea

Hans Christian Bjerg Independent Historian, Author, and Lecturer Readers of American and Danish history have considered the American purchase of the former Danish West Indies, The Virgin Islands, in 1916-17, as an isolated political event with a short previous history. … Continue reading

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Alfred and Theodore Go to Hawai’i: The Value of Hawai’i in the Maritime Strategic Thought of Alfred Thayer Mahan

Contents: Introduction Mahanian Maritime Theory Pertaining to the Value of Hawai’i (1892-1895) Theodore Roosevelt and Domestic Perceptions of the Annexation of Hawai’i – The Short Story Conclusion Bibliography By Ambjörn L. Adomeit 1 Candidate (Civilian), Master of Arts in War … Continue reading

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