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The Titanic : historiography and annotated bibliography

Author: Eugene L Rasor
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001.
Series: Bibliographies and indexes in world history, no. 53.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most dramatic marine disaster of modern times, the Titanic tragedy captured the interest and the imagination of the entire world. This work surveys memorabilia, artefacts, cultural icons, music,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Bibliographie
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene L Rasor
ISBN: 031331215X 9780313312151
OCLC Number: 46661866
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: ix, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xi --
ABBREVIATIONS xiii --
PART I HISTORIOGRAPHICAL NARRATIVE --
CHAPTER I PURPOSE, SCOPE, AND FORMAT 1 --
A. Purpose --
B. Introduction --
C. Rationale 3 --
D. Scope and Format3 --
E. Features6 --
CHAPTER 2 CHRONOLOGY7 --
CHAPTER 3 GENERAL REFERENCES 13 --
A. Archives 13 --
B. Libraries 15 --
C. Depository Centers 16 --
D. The Internet 17 --
E. Reference Publications 18 --
1. Bibliographies 18 --
2. Encyclopedias 18 --
3. Guides 19 --
CHAPTER 4 BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT 21 --
A. The Edwardian Era 21 --
B. Great Shipping Disasters 23 --
C. Domination of Great Britain 25 --
D. Technology and Science 26 --
1. Shipbuilding and Engineering 27 --
2. Nautical Archaeology 28 --
3. Wireless 30 --
4. History of Icebergs 31 --
CHAPTER 5 "THE ONLY WAY TO CROSS": THE OCEAN LINER 33 --
A. Competition in Passenger Service 34 --
B. North Atlantic Passenger Service 35 --
1. Emigration 37 --
2. Luxury 38 --
3. Speed 38 --
CHAPTER 6 THE BUILDER AND THE COMPANY 41 --
A. Harland and Wolff 41 --
B. White Star Line 42 --
C. The Three-Ship Plan: OLYMPIC, TITANIC, --
(GIGANTIC?), BRITANNIC 43 --
CHAPTER 7 RMS TITANIC 47 --
A. Building and Launching 47 --
B. Specifications of RMS TITANIC 48 --
C. The Maiden Voyage and Disaster 49 --
D. The Rescue 51 --
1. CARPATHIA and Captain Arthur Rostron 51 --
2. CALIFORNIAN and Captain Stanley Lord 52 --
E. Search for Bodies: Halifax and Canada 54 --
F. The Official Inquiries 55 --
1. The United States 55 --
2. The United Kingdom 56 --
3. Court Cases 57 --
G. Aftermath and Safety 57 --
H. The "Numbers Game" 58 --
CHAPTER 8 EXPEDITIONS TO DISCOVER 61 --
CHAPTER 9 PERSONALITIES 65 --
CHAPTER 10 WORKSABOUTRMS TITANIC 77 --
A. Historical 77 --
1. In English 77 --
2. In Foreign Languages 82 --
B. Accounts by Survivors 83 --
C. Juvenile Non-fiction 85 --
D. Fiction 87 --
1. Juvenile Fiction 87 --
2. Adult Fiction 88 --
E. Premonitions and the Paranormal 90 --
F. Publishers 92 --
CHAPTER 11 JOURNALISM. MORALS, MYTHS, MEMORIES, --
AND TRIVIA 93 --
A. Journalism 93 --
B. Morals 95 --
C. Myths 97 --
D. Memories 99 --
E. Trivia 100 --
CHAPTER 12 ASSESSMENTS 101 --
A. Assessments 101 --
B. The Latest Science 103 --
CHAPTER 13 AREAS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH 105 --
PART II DESCRIPTIVE LISTS 111 --
A. Paintings and Photographs 111 --
B. Sermons 112 --
C. Poems 113 --
D. Music 116 --
E. Movies 118 --
F. Musicals and Dramas 124 --
G. Museums and Institutions 125 --
H. Exhibitions 129 --
I. Associations and Societies 130 --
J. Journals 133 --
K. Memorials 137 --
L. Memorabilia 139 --
PART III ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 147 --
Author Index 225 --
Subject Index 235.
Series Title: Bibliographies and indexes in world history, no. 53.
Responsibility: Eugene L. Rasor.
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