Logo

The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons

Large book cover: The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons

The Loss of the S.S. Titanic: Its Story and Its Lessons
by

Publisher: Historical Text Archive
ISBN/ASIN: 0618055312
ISBN-13: 9780618055319
Number of pages: 203

Description:
This book was first published in 1912, just two short months after the sinking of the TITANIC. The text represents Beesley's attempt not just to record the events of the sinking but to set the record straight. He captures both the majesty and the tragedy of this legendary voyage -- the view from the lifeboat as well as that from the deck. Full of nautical detail and written with a hair-raising clarity, this book is a spellbinding tale of that fateful night -- one you won't soon forget.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: Stalin and the Spanish Civil WarStalin and the Spanish Civil War
by - Columbia University Press
The Spanish Civil War of 1936-39 has spawned a vast historiography of competing interpretations. In the six decades since the Nationalist victory, the gradual declassification of thousands of documents associated with the war has increased.
(7323 views)
Book cover: A History of IrelandA History of Ireland
by - University Paperbacks
The traditions of the Irish people are the oldest of any race in Europe north and west of the Alps, and they themselves are the longest settled on their own soil. The book covers Ireland history from the origins to circa 1922.
(11618 views)
Book cover: Witch, Warlock, and MagicianWitch, Warlock, and Magician
by - J. W. Bouton
The author gives a general introduction to alchemy in Europe and traces the development of magic and alchemy in England from the fourteenth century onwards. Adams established himself as a popular science writer, translator and lexicographer.
(4191 views)
Book cover: Revolutions of 1848: A Social HistoryRevolutions of 1848: A Social History
by - Princeton University Press
There must have been over 50 revolutions in Europe in 1848, including those in the German, Italian and Austrian provinces. This book is a social history, its aim is to show how people lived 150 years ago rather than to describe other factors.
(11637 views)