Heaven's Command Tells the story of rise of British Empire, from Queen Victoria's ... more
accession in 1837 to the author's Diamond Jubilee in 1897. In this book she evokes every aspect of 'great adventure', ranging from ships and botanical gardens to hill stations and sugar plantations, as she subtly traces impact of empire on places as diverse as Sierra Leone and Fiji. Full description
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A second edition of the text originally published in 1978. This title is the second volume in the triptych by the same author, depicting the rise and decline of the British Empire and it centres on the Diamond Jubilee of 1897.