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MORRIS, J.: Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)

The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s 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. Heaven’s Command, the first volume, takes us from the crowning of Queen Victoria in 1837 to the Diamond Jubilee in 1897, moving effortlessly across the Empire, from the shores of England to Fiji, Zululand, the Canadian prairies and beyond. Truly gripping history.



Disc 1

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Jan Morris Introduction 00:03:32
2.   Play with flash player HEAVEN'S COMMAND: AN IMPERIAL PROGRESS 00:07:25
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 1: 2 00:05:49
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 1: 3 00:05:08
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 1: 4 00:06:08
6.   Play with flash player In Liverpool, Bristol and Glasgow, entire communities… 00:04:37
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 1: 5 00:04:37
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: HIGH AND HOLY WORK 00:04:13
9.   Play with flash player The refinery had a churchy look, its limestone finely dressed… 00:04:48
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: 3 00:07:31
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: 4 00:05:35
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: 5 00:05:47
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: 6 00:06:04
14.   Play with flash player Freetown society was rich and strange. The founders… 00:06:10
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 2: 7 00:01:17


Disc 2

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: SWEET LIVES 00:00:46
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 2 00:03:11
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 3 00:04:27
4.   Play with flash player It was idealism that changed all this. 00:03:37
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 4 00:06:51
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 5 00:05:32
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 6 00:04:16
8.   Play with flash player Retief was delighted, and the Boers rode back… 00:03:25
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 7 00:04:48
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 8 00:04:23
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 9 00:05:04
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 3: 10 00:02:12
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: ROOTS INTO THEIR SOIL 00:03:25
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: 2 00:03:34
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: 3 00:07:16
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: 4 00:07:21
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: 5 00:03:40
18.   Play with flash player Each Thug hunting posse with its attendant apostates ready for… 00:04:49


Disc 3

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: 6 00:04:01
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 4: 7 00:02:12
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: LAWS OF WAR 00:01:24
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 2 00:06:28
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 3 00:06:02
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 4 00:03:10
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 5 00:03:54
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 6 00:03:05
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 7 00:05:24
10.   Play with flash player Here, the Kabul army ensconced itself, with all its camels and camp… 00:04:20
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 8 00:06:50
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 9 00:03:34
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 10 00:05:20
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 11 00:05:12
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 12 00:05:28
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 5: 13 00:03:27
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: MERCHANT VENTURING 00:02:57
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 2 00:05:01


Disc 4

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 3 00:03:21
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 4 00:04:10
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 5 00:05:05
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 6 00:03:40
5.   Play with flash player Yet it inspired amongst its employees a truly romantic sense… 00:05:40
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 7 00:05:01
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 8 00:05:11
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 6: 9 00:02:37
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: WHITE SETTLERS 00:05:59
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: 2 00:02:34
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: 3 00:05:52
12.   Play with flash player So, the little city had been elevated by a number of good Regency… 00:04:59
13.   Play with flash player Aborigines wandered drunk and dispossessed… 00:05:13
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: 4 00:06:49
15.   Play with flash player The first party disembarked upon the shore of what is now called… 00:06:40
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: 5 00:04:07


Disc 5

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 7: 6 00:05:31
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: AN ACT OF GOD 00:02:35
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 2 00:05:17
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 3 00:04:07
5.   Play with flash player The more cruelly the peasant was exploited, the more his family… 00:03:06
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 4 00:03:51
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 5 00:04:44
8.   Play with flash player Mallow too had its castle, in a park at the end of town… 00:04:32
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 6 00:08:58
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 7 00:07:02
11.   Play with flash player Even as the force paraded, news arrived that a body of police… 00:03:38
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 8 00:04:44
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 8: 9 00:03:30
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: WHAT A FINE MAN 00:02:26
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: 2 00:06:40
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: 3 00:04:55
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: 4 00:02:50


Disc 6

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player A commission of some 80 young company men imposed… 00:01:53
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: 5 00:05:08
3.   Play with flash player John Lawrence grew into something different. 00:04:00
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: 6 00:04:35
5.   Play with flash player Like so many of his contemporaries, Nicholson first saw… 00:05:28
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 9: 7 00:02:58
7.   Play with flash player PART 2 CHAPTER 10: THE GROWING CONVICTION 00:03:04
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 2 00:07:19
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 3 00:03:40
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 4 00:04:39
11.   Play with flash player And most of all the railways: those supremely British… 00:04:22
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 5 00:06:37
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 6 00:04:36
14.   Play with flash player There were mills on the southern shore, and all around them… 00:04:11
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 7 00:05:35
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 8 00:07:32
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 10: 9 00:03:48


Disc 7

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: THE EPIC OF THE RACE 00:01:56
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 2 00:03:09
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 3 00:03:41
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 4 00:05:34
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 5 00:07:12
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 6 00:04:29
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 7 00:06:16
8.   Play with flash player This pathetic action was to enter the mythology of the Empire… 00:04:48
9.   Play with flash player Yet on June 23 the most determined rebel assault was beaten off. 00:07:00
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 8 00:05:23
11.   Play with flash player Many of the Indian sepoys now deserted and by July 1858… 00:05:41
12.   Play with flash player At the end of October word filtered in that a second relieving force… 00:04:35
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 9 00:07:16
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 11: 10 00:06:12
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: PAN AND MR. GLADSTONE 00:00:59
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 2 00:02:21
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 3 00:01:36


Disc 8

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player The gang plank was thrown ashore and from the cutter… 00:02:57
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 4 00:04:30
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 5 00:02:57
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 6 00:02:34
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 7 00:04:48
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 8 00:03:56
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 9 00:02:57
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 10 00:03:51
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 12: 11 00:03:04
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: THE IMPERIAL STYLE 00:04:16
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: 2 00:05:51
12.   Play with flash player Hill stations were never thought of by the Moghul rulers of India… 00:05:17
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: 3 00:05:16
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: 4 00:03:54
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: 5 00:03:07
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: 6 00:05:56
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 13: 7 00:03:07
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: ILLUSTRIOUS FOR THE NILE 00:06:36
19.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 2 00:03:01


Disc 9

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player In February 1858 they together became… 00:05:08
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 3 00:06:02
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 4 00:06:46
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 5 00:06:13
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 6 00:03:37
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 7 00:06:02
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 14: 8 00:03:25
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: GOVERNOR EYRE 00:01:16
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 2 00:03:34
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 3 00:04:41
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 4 00:03:40
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 5 00:06:28
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 6 00:05:01
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 7 00:05:09
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 8 00:02:59
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 9 00:02:52
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 15: 10 00:02:56
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: AIN'T THE PENTATEUCH QUEER 00:02:53


Disc 10

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Explorers such as Speake or Grant saw themselves as God's scouts… 00:01:12
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: 2 00:04:03
3.   Play with flash player 'But God has given us one little thing…' 00:04:20
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: 3 00:05:42
5.   Play with flash player In Cape Town Bishop Robert Gray, the Metropolitan… 00:04:21
6.   Play with flash player Farcical scenes ensued. Colenzo, returning from London… 00:01:57
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: 4 00:05:25
8.   Play with flash player This occasion figures in every Anglo Indian memoir of the period. 00:04:42
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: 5 00:03:15
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 16: 6 00:06:13
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: THE HUMILIATION OF THE METIS 00:02:16
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 2 00:03:32
13.   Play with flash player Red River was the only sizeable settlement in Central Canada. 00:05:05
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 3 00:04:01
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 4 00:04:44
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 5 00:06:22
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 6 00:04:25
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 7 00:07:11


Disc 11

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Wolseley was to talk about it for the rest of his life… 00:02:54
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 8 00:02:59
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 17: 9 00:04:40
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 18 IN THE PACIFIC 00:01:02
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: 2 00:07:00
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: 3 00:05:42
7.   Play with flash player All this made for a rag - bag cosmopolitan society. 00:03:48
8.   Play with flash player Cakobau was a Christian and knew white men very well. 00:06:07
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: 4 00:04:28
10.   Play with flash player Between the two communities lay the islands of The Strait. 00:05:28
11.   Play with flash player By the end of July, the British had landed a force of Royal Marines… 00:05:22
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 18: 5 00:01:00
13.   Play with flash player PART THREE THE IMPERIAL OBSESSION Chapter 19 00:07:37
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: 2 00:04:50
15.   Play with flash player Gladstone's most celebrated tour de force… 00:03:51
16.   Play with flash player Mr. Gladstone preferred chopping trees down… 00:04:39
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: 3 00:04:56


Disc 12

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: 4 00:04:32
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 19: 5 00:01:02
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: ASHANTI 00:02:50
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: 2 00:02:41
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: 3 00:03:51
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: 4 00:05:28
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: 5 00:04:51
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: 6 00:06:53
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 20: 7 00:03:27
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: BY THE SWORD 00:02:09
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: 2 00:04:32
12.   Play with flash player It was still essentially an army of Empire, different in kind… 00:06:47
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: 3 00:05:31
14.   Play with flash player Socially, The Royal Navy had gone up in the world… 00:06:02
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: 4 00:04:42
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: 5 00:05:04
17.   Play with flash player In 1875 a promising prospect was reported to him. 00:03:48
18.   Play with flash player Chapter 21: 6 00:01:51


Disc 13

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: SOUTH OF THE ZAMBEZI 00:02:35
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 2 00:03:41
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 3 00:03:27
4.   Play with flash player Such a mission suited his temperament. 00:04:07
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 4 00:04:29
6.   Play with flash player Frere had early reached the decision… 00:03:01
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 5 00:06:00
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 6 00:06:30
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 7 00:05:18
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 8 00:06:22
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 9 00:04:38
12.   Play with flash player His little assault force, about 400 strong, climbed the precipitous… 00:04:06
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 22: 10 00:02:49
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: THE END OF THE TASMANIANS 00:02:48
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 2 00:04:59
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 3 00:05:31


Disc 14

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 4 00:05:07
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 5 00:04:33
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 6 00:04:22
4.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 7 00:06:08
5.   Play with flash player Presently, Robinson himself, having rounded up every last aboriginal… 00:05:21
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 8 00:06:05
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 23: 9 00:02:30
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: THE REBEL PRINCE 00:04:03
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 2 00:03:53
10.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 3 00:03:34
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 4 00:06:23
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 5 00:04:24
13.   Play with flash player Through the land league, Parnell ruthlessly exploited… 00:02:35
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 6 00:04:19
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 7 00:03:33


Disc 15

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 8 00:03:56
2.   Play with flash player But in the same month as the presentation of the Home Rule Bill… 00:03:36
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 9 00:03:45
4.   Play with flash player Some say that O'Shea sued for divorce… 00:03:15
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 24: 10 00:02:18
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 25 THE MARTYR OF EMPIRE 00:02:47
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 2 00:05:02
8.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 3 00:05:42
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 4 00:04:33
10.   Play with flash player Garnett Wolseley called Gordon 'God's Friend'… 00:04:06
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 5 00:04:47
12.   Play with flash player Next, Gordon began to hint… 00:04:07
13.   Play with flash player He wrote his journal in his stifling upstairs bedroom. 00:04:38
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 6 00:08:03
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 7 00:04:36


Disc 16

  Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Unabridged)
1.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 8 00:04:30
2.   Play with flash player Chapter 25: 9 00:02:55
3.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA 00:04:50
4.   Play with flash player Kruger looked upon Johannesburg as a more fallible Moses might… 00:04:05
5.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: 2 00:04:48
6.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: 3 00:06:30
7.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: 4 00:05:17
8.   Play with flash player Lugard has not been invited… 00:03:52
9.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: 5 00:04:48
10.   Play with flash player Yet, like an infuriating particle of grit… 00:03:43
11.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: 6 00:05:59
12.   Play with flash player Chapter 26: 7 00:02:28
13.   Play with flash player Chapter 27: AN IMPERIAL FULFILMENT 00:02:50
14.   Play with flash player Chapter 27: 2 00:02:58
15.   Play with flash player Chapter 27: 3 00:02:54
16.   Play with flash player Chapter 27: 4 00:03:19
17.   Play with flash player Chapter 27: 5 00:02:41

Total Playing Time: 20:06:40






Author(s):
Morris, Jan

Reader(s):
McMillan, Roy

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0034

Barcode: 9781843794653

Release Date: 2011

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