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Titanic: A Photographic Chronicle

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Description for Titanic: A Photographic Chronicle Hardcover. On 2 April 1912, Titanic left Belfast for the last time, sailing from the Harland and Wolff shipyard to Southampton. Just under two weeks later, the ship plunged through two miles of freezing water to the ocean floor, and more than 1,500 people lost their lives. Num Pages: 224 pages, Fully illustrated. BIC Classification: 1QSAN; 3JJC; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 283 x 225 x 13. Weight in Grams: 1396.
Titanic was not only a ship that embodied technological achievement; she was a microcosm of western civilisation and its misplaced certainties in a gilded age before World War 1. She was the second of an intended trio of huge passenger vessels built by Harland and Wolff for the White Star Line's premier service between Southampton and New York. When she sank, 1,500 of the 2,201 people on board lost their lives and the news caused shockwaves around the world. Titanic: Icon of an Age is a ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Blackstaff Pr
Number of pages
246
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Number of Pages
224
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780856408656
SKU
V9780856408656
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About Michael Mccaughan
Michael McCaughan is the former Head of Transport, National Museums Northern Ireland. As a curator at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum for over forty years, his research has focused mainly on the study and interpretation of Irish maritime history and traditions. He has published widely and is recognised internationally for his expertise and pioneering work on the history and ... Read more

Reviews for Titanic: A Photographic Chronicle
This definitive book from Titanic's homeland is an exciting, moving and richly ilustrated account of Titanic's remarkable story. A fitting tribute to this iconic ship.
Education
a book which anyone with an interest in Titanic will want to have ... a fine volume
Ulster Tatler

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