The Unsinkable Titanic
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The Unsinkable Titanic : The Triumph Behind a Disaster

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Delving deep into Titanic's legacy, Allen Gibson presents a comprehensive history with a refreshing argument, that Titanic represented a considerable achievement in maritime architecture. He determines the true causes of the disaster, telling the story of the `unsinkable' ship against a backdrop of a tumultuous and rapidly emerging technological world. The book exposes the true interests of the people involved in the operation, regulation and investigation into Titanic, and lays bare the technology so dramatically destroyed. Juxtaposing the duelling worlds of economics and safety, this study rationalises the mindset that wilfully dispatched the world's largest ship out to sea with a deficient supply of lifeboats.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 164 x 234 x 34mm | 598.74g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752456253
  • 9780752456256
  • 839,221

About Allen Gibson

Allen Gibson has worked for the House of Commons, the Foreign Office, Downing Street, and the Underwater Wreck Licensing Branch for the Department of National Heritage, responsible for safeguarding Britain's interest for "Titanic."show more

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