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Debris from the Titanic

Joe Nickell

in Real or Fake: Studies in Authentication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125343
eISBN:
9780813135229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125343.003.0016
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines if the three artifacts bearing labels identifying them as part of the Titanic are really from that ill-fated ship. The first was a piece of shaped, partially painted wood ... More


Lampersari

John K. Stutterheim

in The Diary of Prisoner 17326: A Boy's Life in a Japanese Labor Camp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823231508
eISBN:
9780823250745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231508.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the trials endured by those imprisoned in the Lampersari camp and the deplorable conditions they lived in. The author tells the story of how many in the camp often resorted to ... More


Coasts and riversides

Debby Banham and Rosamond Faith

in Anglo-Saxon Farms and Farming

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199207947
eISBN:
9780191757495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207947.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter illustrates how marshland grazing and access to woodland were the resources which attracted incoming Germanic communities to settle along the north bank of the lower Thames: the ... More


The City of London and the Evolution of British Monetarism

Aled Davies

in The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers whether the City of London was capable of dictating British macroeconomic policy in the twentieth century. Historians have explored this with regards to the 1960s sterling ... More


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