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9781591146162 | Naval Inst Pr, September 15, 2016, cover price $72.00

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Product Description: This book does for naval anti-aircraft defense what Friedman’s Naval Firepower did for surface gunnery – it makes a highly complex but historically crucial subject accessible to the layman. It traces the growing aerial threat from its inception in WWI and the response of each of the major navies down to the end of WWII, highlighting in particular the underestimated danger from dive-bombing...read more

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9781591146049 | Naval Inst Pr, February 15, 2014, cover price $86.95 | About this edition: This book does for naval anti-aircraft defense what Friedman’s Naval Firepower did for surface gunnery – it makes a highly complex but historically crucial subject accessible to the layman.

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Product Description: The complete collection of E. E. Cummings’s writing for the stage, from the most inventive poet of the twentieth century.The Theatre of E. E. Cummings collects in their entirety Cummings’s long out-of-print theatrical works: the plays HIM (1927), Anthropos (1930), and Santa Claus (1946), and the ballet treatment Tom (1935)...read more
By E. E. Cummings, George Firmage (editor) and Norman Friedman (other contributor)

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9780871406545 | Liveright Pub Corp, January 7, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The complete collection of E.

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Product Description: Gradually evolving from sailing frigates, the first modern cruiser is not easy to define, but this book starts with the earliest steam paddle warships, covers the evolution of screw-driven frigates, corvettes and sloops, and then the succeeding iron, composite and steel-hulled classes down to the last armoured cruisers...read more
By A. D. Baker, III (contributor), Norman Friedman and Paul Webb (illustrator)

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9781591140689 | Naval Inst Pr, October 15, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Gradually evolving from sailing frigates, the first modern cruiser is not easy to define, but this book starts with the earliest steam paddle warships, covers the evolution of screw-driven frigates, corvettes and sloops, and then the succeeding iron, composite and steel-hulled classes down to the last armoured cruisers.

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Product Description: Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weapons, the mine and torpedo, as well as the first signs of the future potency of air power. Between 1914 and 1918 weapons development was both rapid and complex...read more

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9781848321007 | Naval Inst Pr, November 15, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Although the Great War might be regarded as the heyday of the big-gun at sea, it also saw the maturing of underwater weapons, the mine and torpedo, as well as the first signs of the future potency of air power.

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Product Description: With the world's largest merchant fleet and extensive overseas territories during most of the twentieth century, the Royal Navy depended on the cruiser to defend Britain's trade routes and police the empire. In this handsomely illustrated book, the noted ship historian Norman Friedman provides insights into the cruiser's development and Britain's efforts to come to terms with the competing demands of quality and quantity...read more

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9781591140788 | Naval Inst Pr, January 31, 2011, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: With the world's largest merchant fleet and extensive overseas territories during most of the twentieth century, the Royal Navy depended on the cruiser to defend Britain's trade routes and police the empire.

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Product Description: Since the Second World War the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that this book traces back to the radically different ‘Tribal’ class destroyers of 1936. It deals with the development of all the modern destroyer classes that fought the war, looks at the emergency programs that produced vast numbers of trade protection vessels – sloops, corvettes and frigates – then analyses the pressures that shaped the post-war fleet, and continued to dominate design down to recent years...read more
By A. D. Baker, III (contributor) and Norman Friedman

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9781848320154 | Seaforth Pubns, March 30, 2010, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Since the Second World War the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that this book traces back to the radically different ‘Tribal’ class destroyers of 1936.

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Product Description: In the late nineteenth century the advent of the modern torpedo woke the Royal Navy to a potent threat to its domination, not seriously challenged since Trafalgar. For the first time a relatively cheap weapon had the potential to sink the largest, and costliest exponents of sea power...read more

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9781848320499 | Gardners Books, October 30, 2009, cover price $69.45 | About this edition: In the late nineteenth century the advent of the modern torpedo woke the Royal Navy to a potent threat to its domination, not seriously challenged since Trafalgar.
9781591140818 | Naval Inst Pr, October 1, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A Proceedings Magazine 2010 Notable Naval BookNoted historian Norman Friedman provides the first detailed study of the Royal Navy's destroyer from its predecessors from the 1880s to the 1930s, and its use in both World Wars.

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Product Description: The development of aircraft carriers and carrier operations sparked a revolution in military affairs, changing completely and irrevocably the prosecution of war at sea. Previous studies and histories of carrier aviation have focused on just one or two factors, such as individual leadership or advances in aviation technology, to explain the development of carrier forces...read more

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9781557503824 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: The development of aircraft carriers and carrier operations sparked a revolution in military affairs, changing completely and irrevocably the prosecution of war at sea.

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9781591143802 | 28 edition (Naval Inst Pr, September 1, 2009), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: The development of aircraft carriers and carrier operations sparked a revolution in military affairs, changing completely and irrevocably the prosecution of war at sea.

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Product Description: This book explains what network-centric warfare is, and how it works, using concrete historical naval examples rather than the usual abstractions. It argues that navies invented this style of warfare over the last century, led by the Royal Navy, and that the wars of that century, culminating in the Cold War, show how networked warfare worked – and did not work...read more

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9781591142867 | Naval Inst Pr, March 1, 2009, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This book explains what network-centric warfare is, and how it works, using concrete historical naval examples rather than the usual abstractions.

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Product Description: Very well known author with a real following. The most comprehensive design history yet of modern British surface warships. Full technical details, with much new information and insight; many plans and photographs Since the Second World War the old categories of destroyer and frigate have tended to merge, a process that this book traces back to the radically different 'Tribal' class destroyers of 1936...read more
By A. D. Baker, III (illustrator), Norman Friedman and Alan Raven (illustrator)

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9781861761378 | Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, August 25, 2006, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Very well known author with a real following.

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Product Description: For more than half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to prevent the enemy doing the same. Because the naval gun platform was itself in motion, finding a 'firing solution' was a significant problem made all the more difficult when gun sizes increased and fighting ranges lengthened and seemingly minor issues like wind velocity had to be factored in...read more

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9781844157150 | Gardners Books, January 17, 2008, cover price $65.80 | About this edition: For more than half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to prevent the enemy doing the same.
9781844157013 | Gardners Books, January 17, 2008, cover price $61.75 | About this edition: For more than half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to prevent the enemy doing the same.
9781591145554 | Naval Inst Pr, December 15, 2007, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: For more than a half a century the big gun was the arbiter of naval power, but it was useless if it could not hit the target fast and hard enough to prevent the enemy doing the same.

Written by one of America's leading defense analysts and award-winning Cold War author, this title depicts an incredible war fought RundergroundS by the world's top superpowers. Includes reproductions of memorabilia and a DVD.

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9780233002866, titled "Cold War Experience: From the Descent of the Iron Curtain to the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Collapse of Communism in Europe" | Andre Deutsch Ltd, October 6, 2009, cover price $29.95
9781847320117 | Pck edition (Carlton Books Ltd, April 1, 2007), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Written by one of America's leading defense analysts and award-winning Cold War author, this title depicts an incredible war fought RundergroundS by the world's top superpowers.

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Product Description: "To read a comprehensive history of the technical, military and political aspects of the Cold War, based on documents from the two super-powers, written by a scholar who is free of bias, is something I never thought I would be able to do...read more

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9781557502643 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: The first comprehensive history of the Cold War retraces this protracted 'World War III' as it was fought in sterile strategic planning rooms and on the battlefields of Third World proxy states, from the Spanish Civil War to the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Paperback:

9781591142874 | Naval Inst Pr, March 1, 2007, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: "To read a comprehensive history of the technical, military and political aspects of the Cold War, based on documents from the two super-powers, written by a scholar who is free of bias, is something I never thought I would be able to do.

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Product Description: Long recognized as the most comprehensive reference work available on the subject, this guide remains the only complete reference to the weapons currently in service in ships, submarines, and naval aircraft around the world. It is the only book of its type to explain the transformation of the U...read more

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9781557502629 | 5th edition (Naval Inst Pr, September 30, 2006), cover price $270.00 | About this edition: Long recognized as the most comprehensive reference work available on the subject, this guide remains the only complete reference to the weapons currently in service in ships, submarines, and naval aircraft around the world.

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Product Description: For two decades Norman Friedman's account of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference. The revised edition includes the two eventful decades of designs since the Spruance and Perry classes. The design evolution of the Arleigh Burke class, which has become the standard U...read more
By A. D. Baker, III (illustrator) and Norman Friedman

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9781557504425 | Revised edition (Naval Inst Pr, April 1, 2004), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: For two decades Norman Friedman's account of the development of American destroyers has been a standard reference.

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Product Description: Award-winning author and defense analyst Norman Friedman offers a first-rate, in-depth analysis of the radically new tactics and strategy used by the United States in Afghanistan. He then sets the Afghan war in the wider context of the war against terrorism, exploring the rationale for and consequences of the September 11 attacks...read more

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9781591142904 | Naval Inst Pr, June 1, 2003, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Award-winning author and defense analyst Norman Friedman offers a first-rate, in-depth analysis of the radically new tactics and strategy used by the United States in Afghanistan.

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Product Description: In this latest addition to his acclaimed U.S. warship design history series, Norman Friedman describes the ships and the craft of the U.S. amphibious force, from its inception in the 1920s through World War II to the present. He explains how and why the United States successfully created an entirely new kind of fleet to fight and win such World War II battles as D-Day and the island landings in the Pacific...read more

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9781557502506 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: In this latest addition to his acclaimed U.

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Product Description: A noted defense analyst and naval weapons expert lays out the roles of navies and naval strategy in the twenty-first century. Drawing upon historical examples, Norman Friedman first explains how and why naval strategy differs from other kinds of military strategy and then provides a sense of the special flavor of a maritime or naval approach to national security problems...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781557502919 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A noted defense analyst and naval weapons expert lays out the roles of navies and naval strategy in the twenty-first century.

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Product Description: By 1945 the threat to warships from above and below the water's surface had come to dominate naval strategic and tactical planning. Although many of the traditional ship designation, like cruisers, destroyers, and frigate, continue to be used, they no longer imply a specific role...read more
By Norman Friedman (editor) and Robert Gardiner (editor)

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9780785814153 | Book Sales, September 1, 2001, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: By 1945 the threat to warships from above and below the water's surface had come to dominate naval strategic and tactical planning.
9780851775685 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, June 20, 2001, cover price $46.95
9781557506139 | Naval Inst Pr, November 1, 1993, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: Access to space-based systems has radically changed naval warfare over the past three decades, yet until now no book has described what has happened. Space systems began as an essential support for strategic missiles such as Polaris...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781557508973 | Naval Inst Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Access to space-based systems has radically changed naval warfare over the past three decades, yet until now no book has described what has happened.

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Product Description: For centuries, humankind has tried to navigate between scientific and spiritual conceptions of reality often without much success. In the resultant confusion scientists, philosophers and theologians have pondered and argued; yet the separation remains...read more

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9781889964072, titled "Bridging Science and Spirit: Common Elements in David Bohm's Physics, the Perennial Philosophy and Seth" | Reissue edition (Moment Point Pr Inc, December 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: For centuries, humankind has tried to navigate between scientific and spiritual conceptions of reality often without much success.
9780963647009 | Moment Point Pr Inc, February 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: For centuries, humankind has tried to navigate between scientific and spiritual conceptions of reality often without much success.

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9781889964027, titled "Bridging Science and Spirit: Common Elements in David Bohm's Physics, the Perennial Philosophy and Seth" | Abridged edition (Moment Point Pr Inc, January 1, 1994), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: For centuries humankind has tried to navigate between scientific and spiritual conceptions of reality often without much success.

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Product Description: This guide details shipboard and naval-related airborne weapons and systems in service and under development around the world, and examines the relationship between them. It also gives an account of how weapons technology has changed to meet the challenges facing international naval forces...read more

Hardcover:

9781557502681 | Naval Inst Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: This guide details shipboard and naval-related airborne weapons and systems in service and under development around the world, and examines the relationship between them.

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