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Conquest Of The Atlantic

Author : William H. Miller
ISBN : 9781781553503
Genre : History
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Cunard, the most famous name in shipping, turns 175 years old in 2015. Cunard began back in 1840 with paddlewheel steamers, but grew and progressed and created some of the largest, fastest and most luxurious liners in their time. The final 'golden age' on the Atlantic run between Europe and North America was in the 1950s when the company slogan 'Getting there was half the fun' seemed so apt. Cunard had twelve liners running Atlantic crossings in 1958 but the same year saw the introduction of the speedy and efficient passenger jet that immediately stole transatlantic travellers. The Cunard 'cast' of the late 1950s includes such celebrated ocean liners such as Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth as well as others like Mauretania, Caronia, Britannic, Saxonia and small ships including the Media and Parthia. Conquest of the Atlantic: Cunard Liners of the 1950s and 1960s is the story of these great ships that are all still remembered with much fondness and of the life onboard them. Cunard would face furious competition with jet aircraft and by 1969 be reduced to one Atlantic liner, the legendary and iconic Queen Elizabeth 2.
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Atlantic Conquest

Author : Warren Tute
ISBN : UOM:39015016500350
Genre : Transportation
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The Conquest Of The North Atlantic

Author : Geoffrey Jules Marcus
ISBN : 1843833166
Genre : History
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The story of how the fearsome Atlantic Ocean was explored by early sailors, including the Vikings, whose brilliant navigation matched their bravery.
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Atlantic Conquest

Author : Warren Tute
ISBN : UOM:39015016500350
Genre : Transportation
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The Conquest Of The Atlantic

Author : Ingri D'Aulaire
ISBN : UOM:39015027552465
Genre : Atlantic Ocean
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Discusses knowledge of, and travel across the Atlantic Ocean from the myths of the Middle Ages through the beginnings of regular travel by air in the 1930s.
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Bartolom De Las Casas And The Conquest Of The Americas

Author : Lawrence A. Clayton
ISBN : 9781444392739
Genre : History
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This is a short history of the age of exploration and the conquest of the Americas told through the experience of Bartolomé de las Casas, a Dominican friar who fervently defended the American Indians, and the single most important figure of the period after Columbus. Explores the period known as the Encounter, which was characterized by intensive conflict between Europeans and the people of the Americas following Columbus’s voyages Argues that Las Casas, ‘protector of Indians,' was primarily motivated by Scripture in his crusade for justice and equality for American Indians Draws on the 14 volume Complete Works of Las Casas as a window into his mind and actions Encourages students to understand history through the viewpoint of individuals living it
Category: History

Spain Europe And The Atlantic

Author : Richard L. Kagan
ISBN : 052152511X
Genre : History
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Essays on early modern Europe and America published as a tribute to Professor Sir John Elliott.
Category: History