Norman Friedman is arguably America's most prominent naval analyst, and the author of more than thirty books covering a range of naval subjects, from warship histories to contemporary defense issues.
"A must-read for all serious students of the Royal Navy." --FIRE
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..".[T]o anyone who finds the maritime 19th century a source of fascination can rightly reward themselves by purchasing this quite splendid book." --The Australian Naval Institute
"British Battleships of the Victorian Era is an important addition to the literature of the battleship." --StrategyPage