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Greg Ward is the author of The Rough Guide to The Titanic, and writes a popular blog on The Titanic. His website details all his work for Rough Guides. The Rough Guide to the Titanic (Rough Guides) [Greg Ward] on rapyzure.tk * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Just before midnight on 14 April , the.
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Taking into account both North American and British perspectives, this is a unequally full account of the Titanic phenomenon that separates fact from fantasy and explores its incredible hold on the popular imagination Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Other Editions 3. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about The Rough Guide to the Titanic , please sign up.
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Sort order. Probably one of the best "turnkey" guides to the Titanic, certainly the best of its kind I have read. Greg Ward discusses in thorough but accessible detail the doomed liner's creation, building, launch, agonizing death and political fallout. Anyone above middle-school years can pick up this very helpful British guide and come away well informed about the subject, and also receive some helpful recommendations for further reading. Strong recommendation; in fact, I much prefer this book over The Ti Probably one of the best "turnkey" guides to the Titanic, certainly the best of its kind I have read.
Strong recommendation; in fact, I much prefer this book over The Titanic for Dummies.
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Reads more like a history sort than a guide book. Jul 01, Kathy Maher rated it it was amazing. This was a great and informative book. I am a historic buff and i am so glad I got this book as a birthday gift. Anyone interested in the Titanic should def read his book. Apr 27, John rated it really liked it. This is the first Rough Guides book I have read that is not an actual travel guide.
A century after the most famous shipwreck in history, mysteries, controversies, and arguments still surround the tragedy. The Rough Guide to the Titanic tells the full, compelling story of the supposedly unsinkable liner. At its heart lies the epic human drama of the Titanic 's final hours, between striking the iceberg and disappearing beneath the freezing Atlantic waters. The book reveals the rich cast of characters: the heroes, villains, and victims aboard the Titanic , and the underwater adventurers who rediscovered it in It looks at to the stories of those people who, with their faith in progress and technology, built the Titanic , as well as to the disaster's aftermath.
It covers all the conspiracy theories that have raged since the ship's sinking, and examines how the various books, music, and movies have kept its memory alive.