Heaven's Command: ˜an Œimperial Command

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980 - Great Britain - 554 pages
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The opening volume of Morris’s “Pax Britannica Trilogy,” this richly detailed work traces the rise of the British Empire, from the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne in 1837 to the celebration of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. Index. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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User Review  - pratalife - LibraryThing

Unless you have studied the history of the 19th century in earnest, you are probably like me - you pick up bits and pieces from all manner of sources. For me that includes everything from Kent's ... Read full review

Review: Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progress (The Pax Britannica Trilogy #1)

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Well written, well researched (and very well read since this was audio-book). Read full review

Contents

instinct page
71
The Great Game and the invasion
86
With the imperialists of Hud
113
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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