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The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

David Gleicher

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This work seeks to understand why a disproportionately large number of third class passengers, particularly women and children, died during the sinking of the Titanic in relation to the first and ... More


Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Dawn Littler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide follows the Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume I (Vol 8 of Research in Maritime History, ISBN: -0-9695885-7-7) and covers the remaining collections hosted at the ... More


Cameron’s Documentaries

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers James Cameron's two sea documentaries — Ghosts of the Abyss (2003) and Aliens of the Deep (2005) — which provide ‘real world’ repercussions to his fantasy dramas. In the ... More


Except the Rules

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the period 1:00 to 1:40am, seeking to determine when the lifeboats left the Titanic, where the third class passengers were at the time, and which routes they were taking in order ... More


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


Historicising the invisible: transmigrancy, memory and local identities

Tony Kushner

in Anglo-Jewry Since 1066: Place, Locality and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076541
eISBN:
9781781702512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076541.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By the First World War, Southampton was beginning to rival Liverpool as Britain's leading transmigrant port. It provided routes to north and south Atlantic destinations, especially, from the 1890s, ... More


A Conclusion

M.K. Raghavendra

in Seduced by the Familiar: Narration and Meaning in Indian Popular Cinema

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696547
eISBN:
9780199080281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696547.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the changing audience profile of Indian popular cinema. Whereas the earnings of Bollywood films in the international market were not substantial, this began to change and ... More


Titanic (1997)

James Clarke

in The Cinema of James Cameron: Bodies in Heroic Motion

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169776
eISBN:
9780231850629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169776.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies James Cameron's Titanic (1997). Titanic characterises the sea as a wilderness where both the masculine and the feminine are set in opposition to each other, and where the ... More


Special Collections: Titanic and Lusitania

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a collection of original documents relating to the Titanic and Lusitania, two Liverpool-registered ships that both sank with an enormous loss of life. The report presents ... More


Making the Customers Happy

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the relationship between the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board and the general public. It considers the factors that led to the public perception of the Board as ‘dedicated to its ... More


Departures

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues the study of the period 1:00-1:40am, and concerns the preparing, loading, and launching of lifeboats in relation to the third class passengers. It analyses the authority and ... More


Loose Ends

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the time period 1:40-2:05am, from the launch of Collapsible C to the launch of Collapsible D. During this period the ship began to sink at an accelerated rate and the chances ... More


A Statistical Study

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter tests the conclusions made over the course of the journal by studying the statistical likelihood of a passenger surviving the sinking of the ship. It is based around factors including ... More


In Conclusion

David Gleicher

in The Rescue of the Third Class on the Titanic: A Revisionist History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893410
eISBN:
9781786944634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893410.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the findings of the journal. It states that contrary to the ‘popular story’ there exists no convincing evidence that passengers in the third class surged against ... More


Digital Cinema’s Heterogeneous Appeal: Debates on Embodiment, Intersubjectivity, and Immediacy

Ariel Rogers

in Cinematic Appeals: The Experience of New Movie Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159173
eISBN:
9780231535786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159173.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the industrial and critical discourses surrounding the increasing dominance of cinema by digital technologies in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Discussions of digital cinema in ... More


The Global Communications Industry and Its Impact on International Shipping before 1914

Lars U. Scholl

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Lars U. Scholl uses this chapter to examine the impact of wireless and telecommunication on the globalisation of the international shipping industry before 1914. The chapter discusses the history of ... More


History and Technology of Spectrum

Rohit Prasad and V. Sridhar

in The Dynamics of Spectrum Management: Legacy, Technology, and Economics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198099789
eISBN:
9780199083060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099789.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Radio, television, and cellular mobile phones have one thing in common—communicating over the air using radio waves. This chapter discusses radio communication—basics, history, and 2G to 4G ... More


Castaways: Surviving Disaster

Steve Mentz

in Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The iconic shipwreck survivor in English literature is Robinson Crusoe, but this final chapter arrives at his island by a circuitous route. Considering the master plot of shipwreck by way of two ... More


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