This fascinating book highlights the extraordinary stories that link Liverpool and the Titanic disaster.
Although she never visited Liverpool, Titanic had strong links with her home port. Alan Scarth's book explores these ties, drawing evidence from the White Star Line archives, the collections of the Merseyside Maritime Museum and other historial sources. The book reveals the characters and institutions behind the tragedy, casting a new light on a very familiar story.
"This is a well written and well researched book. Anyone who is interested in the Titanic and is keen for information written from a different perspective will thoroughly enjoy this book. It's a joy to read. " (Amazon customer)
"A delightful and insightful read" (Karen Kamuda, Titanic Commutator, No. 189, Spring 2010)
"This exercise in rightful reclaim …is no parochial exercise in misplaced local pride: it is a carefully researched, appealingly written, beautifully designed and illustrated short book that brings a new perspective to a very oft-told story." (Juliet Gardiner, History Today, Feb 2010)
"It is no idle boast that ‘Titanic and Liverpool’ will be required reading for anyone interested in Titanic." (Larry Robbins, ICMM Newsletter, Spring 2010)
Format: 192 pages, paperback
Publisher: Liverpool University Press (2009)
Dimensions: 240 x 210 x 20mm