Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire

Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire

by Jan Morris, Roy McMillan
     
 

The centerpiece of the Pax Britannica trilogy captures the British Empire at its height, the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897. This festival celebrated the imperial strength, unity and splendor of an empire on which "the sun never set." Morris describes this volume as "a historical travel book." It portrays the British imposing their traditions, ideals on… See more details below

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The centerpiece of the Pax Britannica trilogy captures the British Empire at its height, the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897. This festival celebrated the imperial strength, unity and splendor of an empire on which "the sun never set." Morris describes this volume as "a historical travel book." It portrays the British imposing their traditions, ideals on diverse subject nations of the world.

"Extraordinary! Morris gives a vivid sense of what the Empire felt like. Everything is here, in brilliant prose, and finely evoked." (The Baltimore Sun)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843794691
Publisher:
Naxos Audiobooks
Publication date:
07/28/2011
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 1.10(d)

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