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Heaven's Command

Jan Morris

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling 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, moving effortlessly across the Empire, from the shores of England to Fiji, Zululand, the Canadian prairies and beyond. Truly gripping history.

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling 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, moving effortlessly across the Empire, from the shores of England to Fiji, Zululand, the Canadian prairies and beyond. Truly gripping history.
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Genres:

History

Description:

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s masterly telling 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, moving effortlessly across the Empire, from the shores of England to Fiji, Zululand, the Canadian prairies and beyond. Truly gripping history.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Roy McMillan

Length:

20h 9m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Introduction
Introduction

03:33


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

33:50


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

41:29


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

48:41


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

36:21


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

01:03:50


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

42:48


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

47:48


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

56:14


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

40:58


Part 2, Chapter 10
Part 2, Chapter 10

55:29


Part 2, Chapter 11
Part 2, Chapter 11

01:13:25


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

36:38


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

36:49


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

46:53


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

38:43


Part 2, Chapter 16
Part 2, Chapter 16

44:09


Part 2, Chapter 17
Part 2, Chapter 17

48:14


Part 2, Chapter 18
Part 2, Chapter 18

40:04


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

31:29


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

30:08


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

40:30


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

57:12


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

47:30


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

49:42


Part 3, Chapter 25
Part 3, Chapter 25

55:52


Part 3, Chapter 26
Part 3, Chapter 26

46:28


Part 3, Chapter 27
Part 3, Chapter 27

14:43