Pax Britannica: the climax of an empire

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980 - Fiction - 544 pages
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This centerpiece of the trilogy captures the British at the height of their vigor and self-satisfaction, imposing their traditions and tastes, their idealists and rascals, on diverse peoples of the world. Index. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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Review: Pax Britannica: Climax of an Empire (The Pax Britannica Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

I didn't find this exceedingly interesting but it was ok. It focused a lot on India. As a Canadian I didn't get much out of it and the story of the founding of Ottawa as the capital total fallacy which makes me wonder what else was false in this. Read full review

Review: Pax Britannica: Climax of an Empire (The Pax Britannica Trilogy #2)

User Review  - Dianne - Goodreads

Wonderful. I love her ironic twists. Read full review

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Contents

THE HEIRS OF ROME
19
PALM AND PINE
35
LIFELINES
49
Copyright

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About the author (1980)

Morris, after Oxford and a Harkness Fellowship in the U.S., he spent ten years as a foreign correspondent for the London Times and the Guardian. He is the recipient of the George Polk Memorial Award for Journalism in America.

Jan Morris served as an intelligence officer with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, studied at Oxford University, and was a reporter for the Times and the Guardian before launching into a successful career as a novelist, history author, and travel writer. Her other books include Last Letters from Hav, Fifty Years of Europe, Conundrum, Hong Kong, Oxford, The World of Venice, and Farewell the Trumpets.

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