Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat

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Harcourt, Brace Jovanovich, Jan 1, 1978 - Great Britain - 576 pages
6 Reviews
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book " The 3d volume of the author's trilogy; the 1st of which is Heaven's command; 2d, Pax Britannica Includes index Campion Collection.

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Review: Farewell The Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat (The Pax Britannica Trilogy #3)

User Review  - Chris Angus - Goodreads

Jan Morris is a brilliant historian. She traces the decline and fall of the British empire in meticulous, insightful prose. Churchill himself could never truly accept that decline and resisted it ... Read full review

Review: Farewell The Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat (The Pax Britannica Trilogy #3)

User Review  - William - Goodreads

An excellent summary of the retreat from Empire and the effect this had in the British polity. Can be somewhat sympathetic to the idea of Empire, but this was written in the 60s and 70s so you have to excuse it that. Somewhat melancholy. Read full review

Contents

Victories defeats and further tragedies
21
future page
219
New paramountcies in the east
248
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

Jan Morris is a travel writer and historian. Her many books include Hong Kong: Epilogue to an Empire, The Venetian Empire: A Sea Voyage, Conundrum, and Among the Cities.

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