Maiden Voyages: women and the Golden Age of transatlantic travel by Sian Evans


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Before convenient air travel, transatlantic travel was the province of the great ocean liners and never more so than in the glory days of the interwar years. It was an extraordinary undertaking made by many women. Some travelled for leisure, some for work; others to find a new life, marriage, to reinvent themselves or find new opportunities. Their stories have remained largely untold – until now. This book is a fascinating portrait of these women, and their lives on board magnificent ocean liners as they sailed between the old and the new worlds.

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