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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (184 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jan Morris Narrator: Roy McMillan Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris's epic story of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining, and written with all her usual bravura. Heaven's Command, the first volume, takes us from the crowning of Queen Victoria in 1837 to the Diamond Jubilee in 1897. The story moves effortlessly across the world, from the English shores to Fiji, Zululand, the Canadian prairies, and beyond. This is totally gripping history!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by John Purcell | 9/14/2013

    " The scope of this book is enormous. If you have an interest in the causes of the horrors of the 20th century then this book will answer many questions for you. It sets the 19th century Imperial scene perfectly. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Steve | 7/25/2013

    " Beautifully written history of the Victorian age. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by SP | 4/8/2013

    " Elegent and captivating. The first in Jan Morris' authoratative trilogy on the British Empire. I'm only a few chapters in and relishing every fascinating page already. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Melora | 4/6/2013

    " This was fantastic! Never dull, and the author made connections between historical personalities, movements, etc. that I hadn't seen before. I can hardly wait to get the next in the series! "

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About the Author
Author Jan Morris

Jan Morris is the author of some forty books, most notably the Pax Britannica trilogy about the rise and fall of the British Empire. She lives in Wales.