The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World
The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era
A symbol of Anglo-American success when it was built and launched, the Titanic replicated the hierarchy of Edwardian society for those on board. Drawing on letters, newspapers and eyewitness reports, Gareth Russell describes the liner’s construction and maiden voyage and, through the lives and fates of six first-class passengers, offers an insight into the conventions and morality of the era.
Young & Damned & Fair
The Life and Tragedy of Catherine Howard at the Court of Henry VIII
This biography of Henry VIII’s fifth wife, who was queen consort for just 16 months, sheds new light on her story by describing the world that surrounded her both above and below stairs, and includes maps, charts and colour illustrations.