Narator: Jonathan Keeble
Durata: 1h 22m
Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.The sinking of the Titanic 100 years ago in 1912, and the subsequent deaths of over 1,500 passengers, sent shock waves around the world. Never before or since has a maritime disaster in a time of peace had such an impact.TITANIC: HISTORY IN AN HOUR is an entertaining and well researched account of the events leading up to the sinking of this ‘unsinkable’ ship, providing an fascinating commentary on the pressures of the White Star Line, the importance of class to Titanic’s unfortunate passengers and the legacy of the disaster in Britain and America. TITANIC:HISTORY IN AN HOUR is a gripping and accessible account.Know your stuff: read about the Titanic in just one hour.‘If the past is a foreign country, History in an Hour is like a high-class tour operator, offering delightfully enjoyable short breaks in the rich and diverse continent of our shared past’ Dominic Sandbrook‘The practice of History is ever-evolving, and the History In An Hour idea brings it back up to date for the digital age’ Andrew Roberts, Bookseller‘This is genius’ MacWorld.comSinead Fitzgibbon graduated from university with a degree in Economics, before leaving her native Ireland to work in investment banking in Sydney for six years. She returned to the UK in 2007 to pursue her writing career. She has always loved history, literature and art – and spends most weekends in London’s multitude of museums, art galleries and bookshops.• Published to coincide with the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic, on 15 April 1912.• History in an Hour is a bestselling series of e-books and apps that summarise key areas of world history in digest form, with each title taking no more than sixty minutes to read.• This is history for busy people – concise, authoritative, well-researched and entertainingly written for a quick and informative read.• History in an Hour titles have been topping the e-book chart since September 2010• www.historyinanhour.com is a comprehensive website run by the series editor, Rupert Colley. Rupert is a librarian who began the series from his home office.• History in an Hour will be launched with a fresh new look and updated content in Autumn 2011, backed by an online advertising campaign and major PR coverage.
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers
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