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

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This brilliant, witty and insightful study of the Victorian Imperium is a must for not just any serious academic, but for anyone wanting to understand our British cousins. Morris is a simply super ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Goodreads

This brilliant, witty and insightful study of the Victorian Imperium is a must for not just any serious academic, but for anyone wanting to understand our British cousins. Morris is a simply super ... 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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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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