By Walter Lord
'There isn't any threat that large will sink. The boat is unsinkable and not anything yet inconvenience can be suffered through the passengers.' - Phillip Franklin, White big name Line Vice-President
On April fifteenth, 1912, huge, the world's greatest passenger send, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming greater than 1,500 lives. Walter Lord's vintage bestselling heritage of the voyage, the damage and the aftermath is a travel de strength of designated research and the upstairs/downstairs divide. an evening to recollect presents a shiny, gripping and deeply own account of the 'unsinkable' Titanic's descent.
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The favorite historian of Henry VII, Polydore treated the question of Arthur mainly by indirection, reproducing William of Newburgh's criticism of Geoffrey and allowing it to speak for itself. Robert Fletcher argues that Polydore's rejection of the British History is to be seen mainly in "his general attitude" toward the material. 7 There is an unmistakable timidity in Polydore's critique, traceable no doubt to the fact that as a foreigner and a papist, he was an easy target for those angered by the new tendency in Henrician historical scholarship to discredit Geoffrey's account.
Cf. Michael McKeon, Origins, 4 9 - 5 0 , who is swayed by Nalson's rhetoric into characterizing this dispute as a clash between the "naive empiricism" of Rushworth and the "historical skepticism" of Nalson. Pocock, Ancient Constitution, 5 1 , 103, 105. Quentin Skinner, "History and Ideology in the English Revolution," Historical Journal 8 (1965), 156-60. " For Brady and for his antagonists, in short, historiography was so completely a matter of partisan expediency that political defeat was also historiographical defeat.
Bacon, Selected Writings, 423; Fussner, Historical Revolution, 2 6 2 - 6 3 ; Douglas, English Scholars, 28. 34 In respect to historical thought and writing, we can add a variation on Levine5s insight: Bacon was at once a great exponent of "humanist" history and the theoretician who provided the philosophical basis for "scientific" history. 35 Nevertheless, humanist historiography was in important ways a counterrevolutionary discourse in respect to the practice of antiquarians like Stow, Camden, Spelman, and Hearne.
A Night to Remember: The Classic Bestselling Account of the Sinking of the Titanic by Walter Lord