“The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian” is a great Britain history book. Gareth Russell is the author of this history book. Gareth Russell is a historian and writer. He studied History at the University of Oxford and completed his postgraduate in Medieval History at Queen’s University, Belfast. He is the author of several history books and all of them are worth to read. In this book, Gareth Russell describes the story in April 1912, six notable people who lived on the ship of a dream, “the RMS Titanic”, but they all are drowned with the Titanic. The research alone must have been exhaustive and extensive.
Gareth Russell included the political climate in Belfast and the rest of Ireland where the Titanic was built as well as both the political and social climate of Europe and America. The author also debunks the popular conspiracy theories about the sinking of the Titanic and the rumors that followed some of the passengers both alive and dead. To know about further of the Titanic ship and their passengers, read this history book.
The “Navigation: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions), 1st Edition” is a helpful book for those who are interested in the history of navigation. Jim Bennett is the author of this great book. Jim is a historian of science who has held curatorial posts in national museums in London. He has been president of the British Society for the History of Science and of the Scientific Instrument Commission of the International Union of History and Philosophy of Science.
In this book, the author reveals the history of navigation. Navigation is the science of getting ships, aircraft from place to place and the method of determining position, course and distance traveled. With the help of this book, you will know about the three types of navigation, one is GPS. When a GPS device plans out your route and tells you where to go and when to turn, it is an example of GPS navigation. The author also introduces the incredible array of instruments relied on by sailors, from astrolabes, sextants, and chronometers to our modern radio receivers. To know more about navigation, then read this excellent book. All in all, Navigation, 1st Edition is a necessary book for all the reader who wants to know the history navigation.