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Titanic Lives Richard Davenport-Hines

Titanic Lives

Richard Davenport-Hines

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ISBN : 9780007321643
Hardcover
404 pages
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The author views the Titanic as a paradigm of Edwardian society. At the bottom of the ship was the steerage class, filled with emigrants hoping for a better life in the New World. Above them were the second class citizens buoyed-up by theirMoreThe author views the Titanic as a paradigm of Edwardian society. At the bottom of the ship was the steerage class, filled with emigrants hoping for a better life in the New World. Above them were the second class citizens buoyed-up by their prosperous respectability. And on the upper decks were the rich.