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Pax Britannica: The Climax of an Empire

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Publisher Comments:

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

About the Author

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156714662
Subtitle:
Climax of an Empire
Author:
Morris, James
Author:
Morris, Jan
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
World politics
Subject:
World politics -- 19th century.
Subject:
Great Britain
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
World - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest/HBJ Book
Series Volume:
t. 8/1-2
Publication Date:
1980
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
552
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » Hanover to Victorian Period
History and Social Science » World History » England » General

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