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War at Sea
An overview of Mahan's approach to war at sea.
# 124605 | 250 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Political Science (General)


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This paper discusses Mahan's approach to war at sea, including commerce raiding (guerre de course) and actions to defeat the enemy fleet.

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"War at sea can be fought using either sea power per Mahan or guerrede course -commerce raiding. Sea power in Mahan's terms referred to the power of the navy and maritime economic power. Mahan felt that control of the seas and maritime commerce were vital for a nation's war effort arguing that the use of large concentrated battle fleets was a tactic for wresting control of the seas and closing the enemy out of it. Sea denial or commerce-destroying was a..."

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