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The Titanic effect

planning for the unthinkable

by Kenneth E. F. Watt

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Published by Sinauer Associates in Stamford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history -- 1945-,
  • United States -- Economic conditions -- 1961-1971

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementKenneth E. F. Watt
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 268 p. ;
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14633934M
    ISBN 100878939121
    LC Control Number73094060

      Yet on the night of Ap , just four days after leaving Southampton, England on its maiden voyage to New York, the Titanic struck an iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland and   1. Genre- Non-Fiction 2. Awards- None 3. Grade Level- 4. This is a great book to use when discussing the Titanic. The book explains how the Titanic was built, how things ran while on board, and what happened when it sank, with extra tidbits throughout of survivors' tales and remnants later discovered after the wreck/5.

      When it comes to structure, The Titanic was one of largest ship ever built. Being feet long, 25 stories high, weigh tons, the Titanic was the greatest project to be worked on in the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

    Dramatic Flashback. Titanic doesn't do anything super funky or exciting in terms of narrative. The film tells the story of the ship's sinking mostly via Rose's flashbacks. There's a "present day" storyline (in the s), but the storyline takes up most of the film's airtime. This book is interesting as a historical document, being published the same year as the actual sinking of the Titanic. Unfortunately it also seems to be the precursor to many of the urban legends that have built up around the tragic voyage and contains detail that has since been disproven (such as the fact that the Titanic split above the water rather than sinking in one /5.


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No portion of this book may be reproduced, stored in a. James Cameron's Titanic is a book conceived on the epic scale of the movie--not only do the massive page size and sky-high production values of the book do justice to the big ship, they give Kate Winslet's titanic hats an impact comparable to what the big screen gives them/5(89).

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Even a century later, the case of the. Although everyone said it was unsinkable, the Titanic, the largest passenger ship ever built, did sink.

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