The first twenty-five years.
Distinction of Nelson’s career
His extensive and varied correspondence
Parentage and birth
Delicacy of constitution
First entry in the Navy
Anecdotes of c...
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...