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Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat, Volume 3 Pax Britannica Trilogy

Jan Morris


9780571290703

Faber & Faber


History;
British & Irish history;
Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900;
20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000


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576 pages

$24.99
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Jan Morris traces the momentous decline and fall of the greatest of empires - from Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee to the death of Winston Churchill in 1965. With characteristic brilliance, this masterpiece of narrative history describes the long retreat and final dissolution of the British Empire.

By:   Jan Morris
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 199mm,  Width: 126mm,  Spine: 36mm
Weight:   431g
ISBN:   9780571290703
ISBN 10:   0571290701
Pages:   576
Publication Date:   November 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Forthcoming

Jan Morris was born in 1926 of a Welsh father and an English mother, and lives with her partner Elizabeth Morris in the top left-hand corner of Wales. Her books include Coronation Everest, Venice, The Pax Britannica Trilogy (Heaven's Command, Pax Britannica, and Farewell the Trumpets), and Conundrum. She is also the author of six books about cities and countries, two autobiographical books, several volumes of collected travel essays and the unclassifiable Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere. A Writer's World, a collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, was published in 2003. Hav, her novel, was published in a new and expanded form in 2006.

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