9780061876844

Voyagers of the Titanic : Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From

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    9780061876844

  • ISBN10:

    0061876844

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/6/2012
  • Publisher: Harpercollins
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Summary

On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the "Titanic" comes a magnificently written history that brings into focus the people involved in this legendary tragedy--the dealmakers and industry giants behind the ship's creation as well as its passengers, both aristocrats and immigrants, and its crew.

Table of Contents

Prologue: From Greenland's Icy Mountainsp. 1
On Land
Boardingp. 9
Speedp. 20
Shipownersp. 32
Shipbuildersp. 50
Sailorsp. 63
At Sea
First Classp. 73
Second Classp. 120
Third Classp. 155
Officers and Crewp. 182
Life and Death
Collisionp. 205
The Meaning Shows in the Defeated Thingp. 259
Acknowledgmentsp. 308
Statement on Monetary Valuesp. 311
Notesp. 313
Indexp. 325
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