Nelson temporarily commander-in-chief
in the Mediterranean.—­Relieved
by lord Keith.—­Applies
to return to England on account
of ill health.
Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914), American naval historian and strategist, provided the intellectual and historical foundations for American imperial expansion.Alfred Thayer Mahan was born on Sept. 27,...
In 1890 Captain Alfred Thayer Mahan, an obscure American naval officer, published a book which revolutionized the way statesmen of the world's major powers looked at the relationship of naval power, f...