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World: Life And Travel 1950-2000
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|March 22, 2005

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The first book to distill Jan Morris's entire body of work into one volume, The World is a magnum opus by the most-celebrated travel writer in the world. To read it is to take an epic armchair journey through the last half of twentieth-century history. A…
Heaven's Command
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|September 3, 2019

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The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris' 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.…
Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere
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|September 5, 2002

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A book for lovers of all things Italian -- an homage to the city of Trieste . This history-drenched city on the Adriatic has always tantalized Jan Morris with its moodiness and changeability. After visiting Trieste for more than half a century, she has come to…
Allegorizings
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|May 4, 2021

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Pax Britannica
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|September 3, 2019

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The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris' 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.…
Hong Kong
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|February 4, 1997

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In its last days under British rule, the Crown Colony of Hong Kong is the world’s most exciting city, at once fascinating and exasperating, a tangle of contradictions. It is a dazzling amalgam of conspicuous consumption and primitive poverty, the most…
Heaven's Command
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|October 14, 2012

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Jan Morris tells the epic story of the rise of the British Empire, from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to her Diamond Jubilee in 1897. In this celebrated masterwork she vividly evokes every aspect of the 'great adventure', ranging from ships and botanical…
Oxford
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|May 1, 2001

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'Few cities,' Jan Morris observes, 'have been much more loved, loathed, and celebrated.' This book has become a classic account of the character, history, mores, buildings, climate, and people of one of Britain's most fascinating cities. 'A book of…
Journeys
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|May 1, 1985

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Superbly written articles about cities as different as Las Vegas and Stockholm, about journeys across Europe and China, and about "romantic re-visits" to such historic sites as the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal.
The Oxford Book of Oxford
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|April 1, 1984

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In this entertaining and lively anthology, Jan Morris traces the history of the university from it foundation in the Middle Ages through to 1945, combining extracts from contemporary observers with her own linking commentary. Important events in the history of…
Allegorizings
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|This title releases January 11, 2022

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Venice: Faber Modern Classics
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|April 2, 2015

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Often hailed as one of the best travel books ever written, Venice is neither a guide nor a history book, but a beautifully-written immersion in Venetian life and character, set against the background of the city's past. Analysing the particular temperament of…
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