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6 edition of Titanic Tragedy found in the catalog.

Titanic Tragedy

by Vincent McDonnell

  • 315 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Collins Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Disasters,
  • Maritime history,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - History - General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • British Isles,
  • Europe,
  • History - Europe,
  • Transportation - Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • North Atlantic Ocean,
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Titanic (Steamship)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8775501M
    ISBN 101905172419
    ISBN 109781905172412
    OCLC/WorldCa85692135

      The "unsinkable" Titanic was sunk by an iceberg, but there are other reasons why the tragedy that occurred years ago this month was as tragic as it was. Even a century later, the case of the. Looking back at the product description, the book does not live up to the hype. Again, it would be a beginners book, but certainly not “rarely investigated components of the story.” Titanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner By John Maxtone-Graham Hardcover: pages Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company.

      Buy a cheap copy of Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy book by John P. Eaton. Originally written in in anticipation of the 75th anniversary of the Titanic disaster, Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy was issued in a second edition in , Free shipping over $Cited by: An essential book for studying the historiography of the Titanic. This ebook edition features: • 59 photographs and illustrations from the first edition • Active table of contents and reflowable text • Part of the Titanic Landmark Series – republishing eyewitness accounts of the Titanic Table of Contents: • Preface • I.

    Wikimedia Commons The last lifeboat to leave the doomed ship carries Titanic survivors to safety. Of the estimated 2, passengers and crew aboard the Titanic when it struck an iceberg and sank on Ap , some 1, died in the cold waters of the North Atlantic. A mere people lived on. These are some of the most powerful stories of Author: All That's Interesting.   The book calls itself, quite accurately, "A grand synthesis of a century's fascination with the Titanic's fate." It is a wonderful collection of excerpts of writing relating directly or indirectly to Titanicfrom Beesley, Lightoller, Gracie, Lord, Marcus, Shaw, Conan Doyle, Ballard, Bullock, Astor, Robertson, and on and on.


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Titanic Tragedy by Vincent McDonnell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The dean of ocean liner historians uncovers fascinating and unknown aspects of this epic disaster. This is a book unlike any other. Rather than offering simply a detailed retelling of the Titanic sinking on her maiden voyage, John Maxtone-Graham devotes his considerable knowledge and impeccable prose to a discussion of salient, provocative, and rarely /5(23).

Titanic Tragedy: A New Look at the Lost Liner - Kindle edition by Maxtone-Graham, John. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Titanic Tragedy: A /5(20). Titanic Tragedy book. Read 35 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This is a book unlike any other. Rather than offering simply a deta /5. A Titanic Tragedy book minutes before midnight on Apthe "unsinkable" RMS Titanic, on her maiden voyage to New York, struck an iceberg.

Less than three hours later she lay at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. While the world has remained fascinated by the tragedy, the most amazing drama of those fateful hours was not played out aboard the doomed liner.

Titanic's sinking was eerily predicted by two books. The Wreck of the Titan: Or, Futility is a novella written by Morgan Robertson and published as Futility inand revised as Titanic Tragedy book Wreck of the Titan in It features a fictional British ocean liner Titan that sinks in the North Atlantic after striking an iceberg.

Titan and its sinking are famous for similarities to the passenger ship RMS Titanic and its sinking fourteen years : Morgan Robertson. The Titanic sunk in In andtwo fictional stories came out that describe events uncannily similar to the real-life tragedy.

A Rare Book and a Titanic Tragedy. How a misunderstanding revealed a remarkable history. Minneapolis Institute of Art. Follow. The ship, tragically, was the : Minneapolis Institute of Art.

In “Titanic Tragedy,” Maxtone-Graham explores several aspects of the case to which perhaps insufficient attention has been paid: the role of wireless telegraphy in enabling a Cunard liner, the. The tale could almost be an exact retelling of the Titanic tragedy, if not for its release date.

In fact, that’s what makes it even more eerie. The similarities between the Titan and the Titanic go far beyond a name and an iceberg.

The. NEW YORK (AP) -- The tragic sinking of the Titanic nearly a century ago can be blamed on low grade rivets that the ship's builders used on some parts of the ill-fated liner, two experts on metals. A rare book and a Titanic tragedy: How a misunderstanding revealed a remarkable history Janu A few years ago, a curator at Mia asked the museum’s library to find a specific edition of an out-of-print book from He was preparing an exhibition on anti-Semitism and was intrigued by the illustrations in the book, called The Spirit of the Ghetto, about the.

The name Titanic derives from the Titans of Greek in Belfast, Ireland, in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it was then known), the RMS Titanic was the second of the three Olympic-class ocean liners—the first was the RMS Olympic and the third was the HMHS Britannic.

Britannic was originally to be called Gigantic and was to be over 1, Speed: Cruising: 21 kn (39 km/h; 24 mph). Max: 24. Classroom Tip: This is a great book for boosting critical thinking skills. S.O.S. Titanic by Eve Bunting. This is a fictional adventure set on board the ill-fated Titanic.

Many of the names are those of real people aboard the ship. Classroom Tip: A good introduction to historical fiction for the intermediate grades. Titanic Crossing by Barbara. The Titanic tragedy has impacted and moved individuals almost years after occurring and remains one of the most famous and tragic maritime disasters in history.

Discovery of the Titanic wreckage in has supplied historians with new information regarding the Titanic disaster. New Titanic artifacts are being uncovered and new items are. Eight decades after the sinking of the Titanic, with the loss of more than 1, lives, the public's fascination with the ship, the tragedy and its mysterious aftermath remains as strong as ever.

The new edition of this highly respected book offers a comprehensive chronicle of the entire saga, from the liner's design as the supposedly safest vessel afloat, through her maiden voyage Reviews: 1.

The tragedy of the Titanic has become a timeless tale about the feats and failures of modern engineering and the human spirit. This stunning, large-format book brings kids a comprehensive and fascinating look at the story just in time 5/5.

One of the deans of maritime history returns with some sidebars to enlarge the hefty history of the Titanic. One of the most appealing features of Maxtone-Graham’s (Normandie: France's Legendary Art Deco Ocean Liner,etc.) approach is his generous gratitude and affection for his mentor, Walter Lord (–), whose A Night to Remember () was a bestseller Author: John Maxtone-Graham.

The Titanic was a luxury British steamship that sank in the early hours of Ap after striking an iceberg, leading to the deaths of more than 1, passengers and crew.

Read about the. The testimony of witnesses who survived Titanic's demise is presented in a new book by writer Nic Compton. How did the inquiries into the Titanic disaster, held in the United States and Britain.

Titanic, British luxury passenger liner that sank on April 14–15,during its maiden voyage, en route to New York City from Southampton, England, killing about 1, people.

One of the most famous tragedies in modern history, it inspired numerous works of art and has been the subject of much scholarship.The book also paints a picture of society at the time. It shows that the sinking of the Titanic was a watershed for society as a whole, and the end of an era when man believed he could conquer nature.

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction Titanic Tragedy A New Look At The Lost Liner.New book views Titanic tragedy through the eyes of six passengers and finds many of the weeds that choke us today taking root in The Titanic existed in an era when such values were.