Cruise Ship Tourism 2nd Edition

Autore: Ross Dowling
Editore: CABI
ISBN: 1780646089
Grandezza: 28,85 MB
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Completely updated and revised, Cruise Ship Tourism, 2nd Edition covers the economic, social and environmental impacts of cruising, combining the latest knowledge and research to provide a comprehensive account of the subject. Despite the industry growing rapidly, there is a substantial gap in the related literature, and this book addresses the key issues for researchers, students and industry professionals. A valuable 'one-stop-shop' for those interested in cruise ships and maritime tourism, this new edition from major names in the field is also an invaluable resource for anyone concerned more widely with tourism and business development.

Ocean Liners

Autore: Olivier Le Goff
Editore:
ISBN: 9780862882747
Grandezza: 70,39 MB
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The First Great Ocean Liners In Photographs

Autore: William H. Miller
Editore: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN:
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193 black and white photographs covering the years from 1897-1927.

The Unseen Britannic

Autore: Simon Mills
Editore: History PressLtd
ISBN: 9780752497716
Grandezza: 42,94 MB
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As the third and largest sister of the famous Olympic-class trio, Britannic is often and unjustly overlooked in comparison to Olympic and Titanic. Launched on the eve of war in February 1914, Britannic would never see service on the White Star Line’s express service on the North Atlantic mail run for which she was built. After being requisitioned by the Admiralty in November 1915 His Majesty’s Hospital Ship Britannic instead became indispensible to the thousands of injured and sick troops that needed transporting back to Britain from the Mediterranean theatre of war. However, as was the fate of many liners during the conflict, her life was cut tragically short when she was suddenly wracked by a mysterious explosion on 21 November 1916 and sank in less than an hour – three times faster than her sister ship Titanic, and yet thanks to the improvements in safety heralded by the tragedy of her sister 1,032 of 1,062 on board survived.Here Simon Mills brings together previously unseen material, including stunning colour images of Britannic’s wreck in the Aegean Sea, and this poignant story to tell a tale of heroism in the First World War, of an oftoverlooked but key ship to British maritime history and of the unique future that the wreck might still one day enjoy.

National Arts Guide

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ISBN:
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Too Much Horror Business

Autore: Kirk Hammett
Editore: Harry N. Abrams
ISBN: 9780810996595
Grandezza: 21,41 MB
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Presents the Metallica guitarist's collection of monster movie memorabilia, unveiling rare posters, props, and costumes from as early as the 1920s, from Bela Lugosi's annotated Dracula script to the "Donnie Darko" bunny suit.

Dead Wake

Autore: Erik Larson
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1448167833
Grandezza: 12,17 MB
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On 1st May 1915, the luxury ocean liner Lusitania sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool. Her passengers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone and its submarines were bringing terror to the Atlantic. But the Lusitania’s captain, William Thomas Turner, had faith in the gentlemanly terms of warfare that had, for a century, kept civilian ships safe from attack. He also knew that his ship was the fastest then in service and could outrun any threat. Germany was, however, intent on changing the rules, and Walther Schwieger, the captain of Unterseeboot-20, was happy to oblige. For this would be the ill-fated Lusitania’s final crossing . . .