CABIN CLASS RIVALS

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Cabin Class Rivals

Author : David L. Williams
ISBN : 0750956593
Genre : Transportation
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Exploring the Cabin Class revolution--and its six greatest vessels, a trio of competitive pairs In the wake of the U.S. government's immigration restrictions introduced following World War I, the classes of accommodation on the North Atlantic changed dramatically, triggering the rapid rise of the Tourist and Cabin grades. These proved extremely popular, offering a high standard of service for a relatively modest fare, undercutting the established First Class trade and acting as a catalyst for the leading shipping lines to invest in modern, quality tonnage specifically for this new class, even at the expense of planned giant liners. Six outstanding ships emerged, three competitive pairs: the Lafayette and Champlain representing France, Britannic and Georgic flying the Red Ensign, and Manhattan and Washington, the most advanced American-built liners up to that time.
Category: Transportation

The Atlantic

Author : Paul Butel
ISBN : 9781134843053
Genre : History
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From Antiquity to modern times, the Atlantic has been the subject of myths and legends. The Atlantic by Paul Butel offers a global history of the ocean encompassing the exploits of adventurers, Vikings, explorers such as Christopher Columbus, emigrants, fishermen, and modern traders. The book also highlights the importance of the growth of ports such as New York and Liverpool and the battles of the Atlantic in the world wars of the twentieth century. The author offers an examination of the legends of the ocean, beginning with the Phoenicians and Carthaginians navigating beyong the Pillars of Hercules, and details the exploitation and power struggles of the Atlantic through the centuries. The book surveys the important events in the Atlantic's rich history and comprehensively analyses the changing fortunes of sea-going nations, including Britain, the United States and Germany.
Category: History

Team Of Rivals

Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
ISBN : 9780141931418
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this monumental multiple biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. She shows how he saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions, making them help achieve his vision for peace. As well as a thrilling piece of narrative history, it's an inspiring study of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen. A book to bury yourself in.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Liners To The Sun

Author : John Maxtone-Graham
ISBN : 1574091077
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This book takes a candid and insightful look at the rich history, construction and crew of the great ships.
Category: Sports & Recreation

One Week With Her Rival

Author : Noelle Adams
ISBN :
Genre : Fiction
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Vanessa never wanted to be a contractor, but ever since her husband died, she has been trying to hold together his business. Her attempts are constantly hampered by sexy, charming Joe Coleman, another local contractor who wants nothing more than to buy her out. Now they're thrown together in a job at Eden Manor, a bed and breakfast and huge renovation job that can only be completed if they work together. Vanessa is willing to be a professional and work with Joe if she has to. But she trusted him in the past and only got burned as a result, so she's never going to let down her guard with him again. It would be a lot easier if he wasn't so irresistible--and if he didn't seem to want so much more from her than her business.
Category: Fiction

Time

Author : Briton Hadden
ISBN : NWU:35556026842146
Genre : History, Modern
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Category: History, Modern

The Autocar

Author : Henry Sturmey
ISBN : UOM:39015012663897
Genre : Automobiles
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Category: Automobiles