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Transatlantic Liners

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ISBN-10: 0747810877

ISBN-13: 9780747810872

Edition: 2012

Authors: J. Kent Layton

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Prior to air travel there was only one way to cross the Atlantic: by ship. By the late nineteenth century, steam ships dominated the transatlantic passenger trade, growing exponentially in size as maritime technology improved and as more immigrants poured from Europe into the New World. As the liners got bigger, the scope for luxury increased, so that a substantial part of ships such as Titanic would be given over to sumptuous dining saloons, lounges, smoking rooms and even gymnasia for the most affluent passengers. Meanwhile, the bulk of passengers, the poor migrants with one-way tickets to America, were efficiently arranged in small cabins with bunks in the bows and stern of the ship.…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publication date: 2/21/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 64
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

The Emergence of the Superliner
The Wonder Ships
A Call to Arms
Peace and a New Generation
Return to Conflict
Uncertain Future
The Legends Live On
Further Reading
Places to Visit
Index