The Titanic Experience: The Legend of the Unsinkable Ship
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It’s the first to contain 30 fascinating facsimile items of Titanic memorabilia, including tickets, letters, telegrams, menus, original plans, and blueprintsas well as two stunning gatefolds and 200 photographs of the ship and the wreck, taken with underwater equipment. Readers will enjoy a unique and compelling insight into life on board the luxury liner as she began her fateful voyage into the icy seas of the North Atlantic in April 1912. . While dozens of books have charted the ship’s all-too-short life, this remarkable volume stands apart from the rest. Yet within five days of setting off on its maiden voyage, it sank to the bottom of the sea, taking the lives of more than 1,500 passengers. Nearly a century later, the Titanic remains the worst seafaring disaster in history.As the blockbuster film proved, the Titanic’s tragic talerich in romance, intrigue, heroism, greed, wealth, and classcontinues to grip the public’s imagination. Hailed as unsinkable,” the Titanic was the world’s biggest ship and the ultimate in seafaring luxury
For Andre Deutsch he has written The Royal Geographical Society Exploration Experience (2007).. BEAU RIFFENBURGH earned his doctorate at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, and for 14 years served as editor of Polar Record, the world’s oldest journal of polar research. He has also lectured in history at the University of Cambridge
He has also lectured in history at the University of Cambridge and written several books, including The Myth of the Explorer (Oxford Paperbacks, 1994) and Shackleton’s Forgotten Expedition: The Voyage of the Nimrod (Bloomsbury, 2005). For Andre Deutsch he has written The Royal Geographical Society Exploration Experience (2007).. About the AuthorBEAU RIFFENBURGH earned his doctorate at the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, and for 14 years served as editor of Polar Record, the world’s oldest journal of polar research
Bruce Trinque said Colorful, but flawed. "The Titanic Experience", containing facsimiles of various Titanic related documents, is a colorful look at the famous ship and her loss, but rightly does not pretend in any way to be the final word on the subject, fun to look at but nothing really more than that. The author, unfortunately, addressed the question of the action, or rather inaction, of the ship Californian and its captain, Stanley Lord,. This work defines "complete!" Ned Middleton As a shipwreck historian, I am fully aware of the value of thorough research. It is a process which takes those who seek information into just about any building anywhere in the world. This is because the answers are not always found within the walls of maritime museums, libraries, schools and private collections. Of course, hundreds of books have been written about the Titanic and there are many more. "Five Stars" according to LaVonne N. The artifacts were very authentic-looking and interesting. It's a different mode of information delivery.