Pax Britannica: Climax of an Empire

by Jan Morris

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156028011
  • ISBN-10: 0156028018
  • Pages: 552
  • Publication Date: 11/11/2002

About the book

This centerpiece of the trilogy captures the British at the height of their vigor and self-satisfaction, imposing their traditions and tastes, their idealists and rascals, on diverse peoples of the world. Index. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

About the author
Jan Morris

Jan Morris served as an intelligence officer with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, studied at Oxford University, and was a reporter for the Times and the Guardian before launching into a successful career as a novelist, history author, and travel writer. Her other books include Last Letters from Hav, Fifty Years of Europe, Conundrum, Hong Kong, Oxford, The World of Venice, and Farewell the Trumpets.