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Table of Contents

Directors' Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction - Daniel Finamore and Ghislaine Wood; 1 Promoting Liners; Advertising the Ocean Liner - Catherine Flood; A Close-Up Picture of A Mighty Project: Promotional Exhibition Models - George Schwartz; The Architecture of Promotion - Bruce Peter; Compagnie Generale Transatlantique: Identity Through Time - Dorian Dallongeville; 2 Shipbuilding: Speed, Safety and Comfort - John R. Hume; 3 Floating Palaces: Victorian and Edwardian Ships - Bernhard Rieger; 4 Inter-War Liners: The Politics of Style - Ghislaine Wood; Liners at War - Meredith More; 5 Post-War Liners: 1945-1975 - Bruce Peter; Gio Ponti - Paolo Piccione; 6 The Idealized Society of the Ocean Liner - Daniel Finamore; SS United States, Daniel Finamore and Sarah N. Chasse; 7 Floating In a Dreamland: Fashion and Spectacle on Board - Michelle Tolini Finamore; 8 Modernist Architecture and the Liner - Tim Benton; Streamlining - Ghislaine Wood; 9 The Liner as Machine - Anna Ferrari; 10 The Afterlife of Ships - Daniel Finamore and Ghislaine Wood; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Photography Credits; Notes on Contributors

About the Author

Daniel Finamore is Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History, Peabody Essex Museum.
Ghislaine Wood is Deputy Director of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia and Fellow of the V&A Research Department.


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'beautifully illustrated', Penny Hunter. --The Australian Newspaper
'The V&A has made cruising cool again.' -- Mail on Sunday

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