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Friedman, Adam

Overview
Works: 23 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 5,997 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Historical films  Military history 
Roles: Director, Producer, Production personnel, Editor, Author
Classifications: E354, 973.41092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam Friedman
Michelangelo : artist and man by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the broad canvas of Michelangelo's life and legacy to probe the very soul of the artist who in his own lifetime was called genius
The War of 1812 by Arts and Entertainment Network ; History channel (Television network) ; New Video Group( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first episode, "First invasion : the War of 1812," depicts how only 30 years after winning the independence, the upstart United States waged another war with Great Britain. Motivated by the high-seas capture of American sailors and the desire to annex Canadian lands, President Madison declared war. Thanks to the aim of a lone sniper, the skill of Andrew Jackson, the fortitude of the people of Baltimore, and the events of September 11, 1814, America would triumph again, ensuring the survival of the fledgling nation. "Save our history: The Star-Spangled Banner" recaptures the events that led Francis Scott Key to write the song which would become our national anthem. This song was written at the Battle of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812
Susan B. Anthony : rebel for the cause( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the life of Susan B. Anthony who fought for women's rights, especially the right to vote. Combining archival photographs with dramatic recreations and interviews, shows how Anthony endured threats and ridicule for her efforts to reform unfair laws that governed women
The American Revolution : one nation's rise to independence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the American Revolution using reenactments, commentaries by historical and military experts, and archival materials featuring the people, places and events from 1773 to the end of the war
Cleopatra : destiny's queen by Monte Markham( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her name is synonymous with beauty, power and seduction. She was ruler of Egypt, Caesar's mistress and Mark Antony's lover. Presents the life of the most alluring woman of the ancient world
Thomas Jefferson : philosopher of freedom( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Statesman, scientist, architect and President, he was America's dashing Renaissance man. More than anyone else, Thomas Jefferson defined the principles and ideals of a young nation. Learn why he was chosen to write the Declaration of Independence in spite of his initial misgivings and more
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world by Adam Friedman( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of the American Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin. An inventor and civic leader, he became a revolutionary at age 70. As a statesman, he was appointed as America's first ambassador to France and became the chief architect of the Treaty of Paris
George Washington : founding father( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of the gentleman farmer who distinguished himself as a leader in war and politics
Biography the first conquistador( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mention the name Ponce de León, and most people will recall his futile search for the mythical Fountain of Youth. But there is far more to the life of the great explorer ... Ponce de León gained fame when he voyaged to the Americas with Columbus in the 16th century. There, he discovered Florida and served as Puerto Rico's first governor"--Slipcase
Pocahontas : ambassador of the new world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Pocahontas was the Native American princess who, at the age of 12, saved the life of English explorer Captain John Smith. Before her death at 23, she had single-handedly forged an improbable peace between two nations
George Washington( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a gentleman farmer from Virginia, a brilliant and bold tactician who proved equally adept at leading men into battle and a young nation into the future. From his youth of privilege to his inauguration as the United States first president, here is George Washington's remarkable life. Exploring the truths, debunking the myths, it's the portrait of a man who first distinguished himself in the British forces, before creating the army that would ultimately defeat them. His was the pivotal role in establishing the modern world's first nation that was headed by neither a king nor an emperor
Benjamin Franklin : citizen of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the life of the eccentric American statesman, Benjamin Franklin
Race for glory : auto racing and faith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stock car racing is one of America's most popular sports with more than 75 million fans nationwide, and growing. For many racers, the winning values of team, family and faith inspire them on and off the track
Shout gladi gladi( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shout Gladi Gladi profiles the heroic efforts to rescue African women and girls from obstetric fistula, a medical condition that can turn them into reviled outcasts. About 2 million women and girls in Africa and parts of Asia are living with the condition, with 50-100,000 new cases each year. Those that survive are incontinent and shunned from normal life in their villages. Filmed in Kenya, Malawi and Sierra Leone, Shout Gladi Gladi spotlights the quest of Ann Gloag, a former nurse, who drives a movement to save these vulnerable women from this preventable and treatable condition, and presents the women's stirring stuggles."--Container
The War of 1812( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of New Orleans shows how General Andrew Jackson led a motley group of Creoles, freeborn blacks, local Native Americans and poorly armed frontiersmen to defeat of the British army effectively ending the War of 1812. Biography: Andrew Jackson : a man for the people shows how Andrew Jackson, known as "Old Hickory", took office in 1828 as President of the United States building on a reputation for leadership earned in battle during the War of 1812. The great ships: the Ironclads presents how In the 19th century, the iron clad warships represented a radical advance over all earlier war ships making the wooden Navies of the world obsolete overnight. Extreme history: surviving an 1812 battleship provides a look at what it was like to engage the enemy from inside an 1812 battleship
Great commanders. the first American hero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He led a rag-tag array of farmers and woodsmen to victory over the greatest army in the world ... and then oversaw the formation of a new nation. And he became president under the idea that people can govern themselves"--Container
Attila : scourge of God( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name Attila the Hun conjures up images of bloodthirsty barbarians decimating an innocent European populace by sword and fire, but in other parts of the world, the reputation of the king of the Huns is altogether different. This fifth-century ruler was shrewd and intelligent, charismatic and compassionate. Attila the Hun used his most forceful attributes to forge a loose confederation of nomadic tribes into the most fearsome military machine of its time
Early expansion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2. The battle of New Orleans shows how General Andrew Jackson led a motley group of Creoles, freeborn blacks, local Native Americans and poorly armed frontiersmen to defeat the British army effectively ending the War of 1812. -- Biography: Andrew Jackson : a man for the people, shows how Andrew Jackson, known as "Old Hickory", took office in 1828 as President of the United States building on a reputation for leadership earned in battle during the War of 1812. -- The great ships: the Ironclads, presents how in the 19th century, the iron clad war ships represented a radical advance over all earlier war ships making the wooden Navies of the world obsolete overnight. -- Extreme history: surviving an 1812 battleship, provides a look at what it was like to engage the enemy from inside an 1812 battleship
Michelangelo : artist and man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He is one of the greatest artists of all time, a man whose name has become synonymous with the word masterpiece: Michelangelo Buonarotti. Creator of unparalleled works of art painted on canvas and plaster, carved in marble and built from stone, Michelangelo created a legacy of art treasured by the world: The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, the heroic marble sculpture of David, and the central plan for Saint Peter's Cathedral in Rome. Was he the tortured and lonely man who suffered agonies in pursuit of his art, as he is often portrayed?
Nanotechnology in dermatology by Adnan Nasir( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nanotechnology in Dermatology is the first book of its kind to address all of the important and rapidly growing aspects of nanotechnology as it relates to dermatology. In the last few years there has been an explosion in research and development for products and devices related to nanotechnology, including numerous applications for consumers, physicians, patients, and industry. Applications are underway in medicine and dermatology for the early detection, diagnosis, and targeted therapy of disease, and nanodesigned materials and devices are expected to be faster, smaller, more powerful, more efficient, and more versatile than their traditional counterparts. Written by experts working in this exciting field, Nanotechnology in Dermatology specifically addresses nanotechnology in consumer skin care products, in the diagnosis of skin disease, in the treatment of skin disease, and the overall safety of nanotechnology. The book also discusses future trends of this ever-growing and changing field, providing dermatologists, pharmaceutical companies, policy makers, and consumer cosmetics companies with a clear understanding of the advantages and challenges of nanotechnology today
 
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