Pax Britannica

The Climax of an Empire - Pax Britannica Vol. 2
Narrated by: Roy McMillan
Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
Categories: History, European
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The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s magnificent history of the British Empire from 1837 to 1965. Huge in scope and ambition, it is always personal and immediate, bringing the story vividly to life. 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 it affected its 370 million people.

©1968 Jan Morris (P)2011 Naxos AudioBooks

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