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Pax Britannica

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. Pax Britannica, the second volume, is a snapshot of the Empire at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897. It looks at what made up the Empire – from adventurers and politicians to communications and infrastructure, as well as anomalies and eccentricities. This humane overview also examines the muddle of jumbled ideologies behind it, and how they affected its 370 million people.

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. Pax Britannica, the second volume, is a snapshot of the Empire at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897. It looks at what made up the Empire – from adventurers and politicians to communications and infrastructure, as well as anomalies and eccentricities. This humane overview also examines the muddle of jumbled ideologies behind it, and how they affected its 370 million people.
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History

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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. Pax Britannica, the second volume, is a snapshot of the Empire at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897. It looks at what made up the Empire – from adventurers and politicians to communications and infrastructure, as well as anomalies and eccentricities. This humane overview also examines the muddle of jumbled ideologies behind it, and how they affected its 370 million people.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Roy McMillan

Length:

17h 6m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:57


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:50


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:57


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:56


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

08:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:06


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:43


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:33


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

00:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:33


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

09:50


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:46


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:08


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:35


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:31


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:13


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:54


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:34


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

02:04


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:54


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:35


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

02:37


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:49


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:23


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:19


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

02:32


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

02:58


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:46


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:08


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:22


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

04:17


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:18


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

01:51


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:37


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:32


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:59


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

02:04


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:02


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:13


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:01


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

00:50


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:17


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

02:29


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:40


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:23


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:12


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:24


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

08:15


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:54


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:01


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:09


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

03:56


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

01:39


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

02:34


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

02:17


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:53


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:27


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:40


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:04


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

02:48


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:26


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

00:46


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

02:33


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:02


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

02:52


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

08:51


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

04:47


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:37


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:33


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:50


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:41


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

02:44


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

02:55


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

04:06


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:44


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:26


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

01:24


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

09:25


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:45


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

02:01


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

01:34


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:24


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

06:50


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:32


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

06:31


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:10


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:27


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

01:32


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

06:09


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

03:46


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:17


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:32


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

09:21


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:17


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:49


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:49


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:03


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

02:40


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

02:31


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:13


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

02:55


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

09:23


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

06:38


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:22


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

09:50


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

09:05


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:31


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

01:20


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

08:15


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

06:07


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:00


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:19


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

09:07


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:33


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:08


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

01:10


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

02:00


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

04:03


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

06:19


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

01:58


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

06:42


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

03:52


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:12


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

05:57


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

06:35


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

06:33


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:09


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

03:47


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

03:54


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

02:36


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

03:02


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

03:31


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

02:27


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

03:55


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

00:59


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

05:13


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

04:33


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

05:11


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

05:04


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

05:53


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

07:50


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

06:16


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

03:49


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

06:03


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

06:24


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

02:32


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

07:40


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

02:36


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

04:48


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

04:07


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

01:37


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

06:48


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

04:29


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

01:59


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

05:24


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

06:53


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

03:39


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

06:31


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

03:34


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

05:22


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

04:20


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

05:53


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

03:50


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

02:32


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

09:19


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

06:02


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

02:45


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

03:41


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

08:03


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

03:59


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

03:23


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

05:11


Chapter 183
Chapter 183

06:26


Chapter 184
Chapter 184

03:24


Chapter 185
Chapter 185

08:26


Chapter 186
Chapter 186

03:02


Chapter 187
Chapter 187

03:16


Chapter 188
Chapter 188

06:12


Chapter 189
Chapter 189

02:53


Chapter 190
Chapter 190

02:57


Chapter 191
Chapter 191

03:42


Chapter 192
Chapter 192

04:18


Chapter 193
Chapter 193

09:47


Chapter 194
Chapter 194

01:07


Chapter 195
Chapter 195

07:15


Chapter 196
Chapter 196

04:12


Chapter 197
Chapter 197

05:16


Chapter 198
Chapter 198

04:57


Chapter 199
Chapter 199

04:10

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