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  • Fleet Tactics and Coastal Combatby Wayne P. Hughes

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    This major revision updates Wayne Hughes's 1986 landmark study that is credited with providing decision makers a sound foundation for battle planning and tactical thinking. The book integrates the historical evolution of tactics, analysis, and fleet operations, and today it can serve as a primer for anyone who wants to learn how navies fight and win.... more...

  • Beams and Jets in Astrophysicsby P. A. Hughes

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 104.00

    This book is the first to provide students and researchers in the field of astrophysical jets with a comprehensive and up-to-date account of current research. An important feature of the book is that it combines discussions of both extragalactic and Galactic jets. There are ten chapters, authored by fourteen active researchers, each of whom is an expert... more...

  • Rescuing Prometheusby Thomas P. Hughes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95

    "A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." -- The Economist Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world.  Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations,... more...

  • Distilled Spirits, Volume 3by P. S. Hughes; G. M. Walker

    Nottingham University Press 2010; US$ 82.00

    Discussing the worldwide traditions and innovations associated with the production of distilled spirits, this comprehensive reference emphasizes the importance of continuing to have a supply of high-quality raw materials as modern agricultural practices change. The source material for this study originated in the 2008 Worldwide Distilled Spirits... more...

  • Host Manipulation by Parasitesby David P. Hughes; Jacques Brodeur; Frédéric Thomas

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 64.99

    Parasites that manipulate the behaviour of their hosts represent striking examples of adaptation by natural selection. This field of study is now moving beyond its descriptive phase and into more exciting areas where the processes and patterns of such dramatic adaptations can be better understood. This innovative text provides an up-to-date, authoritative,... more...

  • Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosisby Peter Burckhardt; Bess Dawson-Hughes; Robert P. Heaney

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 137.00

    This book is based on presentations given at the Fifth International Symposium on Nutritional Aspects of Osteoporosis held in Lausanne, Switzerland in 2003. Although an often neglected chapter of medical research, the nutritional influences on bone health was a discussed topic at this congress. Also discussed were new insights into the role of proteins,... more...

  • Oceanography and Marine Biologyby D. J. Hughes; I. P. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 189.95

    Ever-increasing interest in oceanography and marine biology and their relevance to global environmental issues creates a demand for authoritative reviews summarising the results of recent research. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review has catered to this demand since its founding by the late Harold Barnes fifty years ago. Its objectives... more...

  • EEG and Evoked Potentials in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurologyby John R. Hughes; William P. Wilson

    Elsevier Science 1983; US$ 72.95

    EEG and Evoked Potentials in Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurology discusses the two techniques of examining brain function: electroencephalography (EEG) and evoked potentials. The book also addresses conditions that fall under the umbrella term "behavioral sciences" and are associated with psychiatry and neurology. The book begins by discussing current... more...

  • Finite Geometries and Designsby P. J. Cameron; J. W. P. Hirschfeld; D. R. Hughes

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 42.00

    This 1981 collection of 33 research papers follows from a conference on the interwoven themes of finite Desarguesian spaces and Steiner systems, amongst other topics. more...