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Readership: All those interested in the story of the Titanic, its sinking, and the stories of those who sailed aboard her.
John Welshman, Senior Lecturer, Department of History, Lancaster University
John Welshman is the author or editor of six books on twentieth-century British social history and has held posts at the Universities of Leicester, Oxford, and York. He is currently Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at Lancaster University. His latest book, Churchill's Children: The Evacuee Experience in Wartime Britain (2010), is also published by Oxford University Press.
"As thorough and yet compassionate an account as the disaster is ever likely to have." - Open Letters Monthly
Introduction: The Last Night of a Small Town
1: 'The Biggest Anchor in the World'
2: 'Like a Big Expectant Family'
3: 'A Wonderful Passage Up To Now'
4: 'Ice, Flat Like a Pocket Watch'
5: 'We Have Collision with Iceberg'
6: 'Latitude 41? 46' N., Longitude 50? 14' W'
7: 'She's Gone, Lads; Row Like Hell'
8: 'A Dark Speck on the Horizon'
9: 'Arranged for Your Exclusive Story'
10: 'Mr Beesley's Simple Narrative'