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Return to Titanic: a New Look at the World’s Most Famous Lost Ship
Return to Titanic: a New Look at the World’s Most Famous Lost Ship (2004)
Robert  Ballard
The discoverer of the Titanic wreck returns to preserve the site. Beautiful undersea photography shows the present condition of the wreck.
For all ages.
Call Number: G530.T6B4955
 
Titanic: a Night Remembered
Titanic: a Night Remembered (2004)
Stephanie Barczewski
A recounting voyage with biographies of six who died, including the captain and John Jacob Astor, the richest man onboard.
Call Number: G530.T6B497
 
Down With the Old Canoe: a Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster
Down With the Old Canoe: a Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster (1996)
Steven Biel

The Titanic took on a life of its own in popular culture.

Call Number: G530.T6B5851996
 
"Unsinkable": the Full Story of RMS Titanic  (1998)
(1)
Daniel Allen Butler
Butler provides the complete story of the ship, from its construction, sailing, and sinking, through the official investigations and the eventual discovery of the wreck in 1985 and later revelations.
Call Number: G530.T6B871998
 
Titanic Adventure: One Woman’s True Life Voyage Down to the Legendary Ocean Liner
Titanic Adventure: One Woman’s True Life Voyage Down to the Legendary Ocean Liner (1999)
Jennifer Carter, Joel  Hirschhorn
A woman diver leads an underwater expedition to find the famous deep sea wreck.
Call Number: G530.T6C371999
 
Titanic: a Journey Through Time
Titanic: a Journey Through Time (1999)
(1)
John P. Eaton
An illustrated chronology of the Titanic, providing details about the people and events related to the ship from its conception, construction, and testing, through the exploration and exhibition of the wreckage.
Call Number: G530 .T6 E35 1999Q
 
Titanic: Destination Disaster: the Legends and the Reality
Titanic: Destination Disaster: the Legends and the Reality (1996)
John P. Eaton

This is an account of the Titanic disaster with photographs from the author’s personal visit to the wreck site.

Call Number: G530 .T6 E26 1996
 
The Titanic Conspiracy: Cover-ups and Mysteries of the World’s Most Famous Sea Disaster
The Titanic Conspiracy: Cover-ups and Mysteries of the World’s Most Famous Sea Disaster (1996)
Robin Gardiner, Dan van der Vat

Causes of the sinking are examined as well as new questions raised since the wreck discovery in 1985.

Call Number: G530.T6G361996
 
Titanic Legacy: Disaster as Media Event and Myth
Titanic Legacy: Disaster as Media Event and Myth (1995)
Paul  Heyer

The Titanic was the first “collective nightmare” of the twentieth century and its reflection in the media through the years is examined.

Call Number: G530 .T6 H49 1995
 
The Myth of the Titanic
The Myth of the Titanic (1999)
Richard Parton Howells
The author examines the mythical stories which emerged from Edwardian England by example of popular culture and social values.
Call Number: G530.T6H681999
 
Titanic Survivor: the Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived Both the Titanic and Brittanic Disasters
Titanic Survivor: the Newly Discovered Memoirs of Violet Jessop Who Survived Both the Titanic and Brittanic Disasters (1997)
Violet Jessop
A survivor's story, includes a second shipwreck and coming to terms with the disaster throughout her life.
Call Number: G530.J45J471997
 
Ghosts of the Abyss: a Journey into the Heart of the Titanic
Ghosts of the Abyss: a Journey into the Heart of the Titanic (2003)
Donald Lynch
A companion to the movie by James Cameron, this book contains many brilliant photographs of the wreck.
Call Number: G530.T6L9592003Q
 
Titanic’s Last Secrets: the Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler
Titanic’s Last Secrets: the Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler (2008)
(1)
Bradford Matsen
The sinking of the ship was caused by faulty rivets and flimsy construction of the hull, caused by the shipbuilder’s rush to meet deadlines.
Call Number: G530.T6M345
 
The Last Days of the Titanic: Photographs and Mementos of the Tragic Maiden Voyage
The Last Days of the Titanic: Photographs and Mementos of the Tragic Maiden Voyage (1997)
(1)
E.E. O'Donnell

An amateur photographer sailed on the Titanic, taking many photographs before disembarking in Ireland.

Call Number: G530.T6O371999Q
 
Ghosts of the Titanic
Ghosts of the Titanic (2000)
(1)
Charles Pellegrino

Survivors’ tales are combined with the latest wreck discoveries to give a true account of how and why the ship sank.

Call Number: G530.T6P4442000
 
Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner
Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner (1997)
Susan  Wels

This is the tale of the ship with the latest information from recent discoveries. It includes many photos of recovered artifacts.

Call Number: G530 .T6 T58 1997
 
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