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The myth of the Titanic

Author: Richard Howells
Publisher: Basingstoke Macmillan 1999
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first critical analysis of the Titanic as modern myth, this book focuses on the second of the two Titanics . It provides an insight into the particular culture of late-Edwardian Britain and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Howells
ISBN: 0333725972 9780333725979 0312221487 9780312221485
OCLC Number: 833471332
Notes: Bibliography
Description: 213 p ill 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements List of Plates Introduction A Brief History of the Titanic Myth and the Titanic 'Women and Children First!' 'We Shall Die Like Gentlemen.' 'Be British!' 'Nearer, my God, to Thee.' 'The Unsinkable Ship' Conclusion Bibliography
Responsibility: Richard Howells
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