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Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy

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Continuing interest in the ill-fated vessel has been heightened in recent years by the dramatic events including the discovery of the wreck, new speculation on the Californian's failure to rescue the Titanic, and the recovery of artifacts from the disaster site. All are chronicled in a new chapter which, with a section of completely up-to-date color photographs, makes this ...more
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Published April 17th 1995 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published 1986)
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Bart
Feb 02, 2012 Bart rated it liked it
Just read here that there is an updated version with color photographs. I checked out my copy from the local library and they only had the black and white older copy. This book covers everything related to the Titanic. The court ruled that the liability of the Titanic was $97,772.02 with claims against of $16,804, 112.

Loss of life on average paid $35,376.

Fascinating book and background on everything Titanic.
Gregory W. Swedberg
Oct 06, 2011 Gregory W. Swedberg rated it it was amazing
This is the essential illustrated history of the world's most famous shipwreck, Titanic. Its scope is sweeping, its prose authoritative. There is no greater foundation for study than this refined, encyclopedic tome.
Greg Sidor
Dec 30, 2009 Greg Sidor rated it it was amazing
I have not read this straight through, but it is the most comprehensive book on the Titanic that I've come across. Many rare, interesting photos from construction of the ship and after the disaster.
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Oct 08, 2010 Kevin rated it it was amazing
Quite simply the definitive book about Titanic. I've not read any book so well researched, so detailed, and so well written.

This really is a must read book.
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