Jan Morris: Heavens Command D
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- Label: NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS, 2011
- Sprache: Englisch
- ISBN-13: 9781843794677
- Bestellnummer: 7282202
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- Spielzeit: 450:00 Min.
- Label: Naxos Audiobooks
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- Bestellnummer: 7282202
- Erscheinungstermin: 15.4.2011
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Disk 1 von 6
- 1 Introduction by Jan Morris
- 2 Part 1 The Sentiment of Empire 1837?1850
- 3 Far away Lord Auckland laboured?
- 4 Though slavery had been so old an imperial practice?
- 5 At first the Royal Navy tried to end the traffic?
- 6 So the first monuments of Queen Victoria's empire?
- 7 The Boers of the Great Trek ? The Voortrekkers?
- 8 Retief was courteously received.
- 9 They built the church they had vowed?
- 10 On the dirt road west of Mirzapur on the Ganges?
- 11 By western criminal standards these were motiveless crimes.
- 12 The first big Victorian war was precipitated?
- 13 The story of the war against the Afghans is full of omens?
- 14 At this climactic moment there arrived upon the scene?
Disk 2 von 6
- 1 Even now the Afghans expected reprisals?
- 2 By the end of the fifth day the last of the sepoys were dead?
- 3 On the other side of the world, on a summer day?
- 4 By the 1840s, nevertheless, there was pressure?
- 5 Some of the white settlers were already quite urbane.
- 6 A very different kind of society was established?
- 7 Such were two of the Empire's white settlement colonies.
- 8 In the county of Cork in south-west Ireland?
- 9 In the early 1840s, before the Famine?
- 10 In the middle of it all O'Connell, aged and demoralized, died?
- 11 Never again would the British shirk their imperial duties?
- 12 Next the British power, with some false starts?
- 13 All this in his thirties, at a time when the British services?
- 14 Part 2 The Growing Conviction 1850?1870
Disk 3 von 6
- 1 The Crystal Palace was made entirely of glass and iron?
- 2 Many of the Empire's grandest monuments were railway works.
- 3 Here is another memorable product of the imperial technology.
- 4 High above the Jumna River at Delhi?
- 5 But it was not a national revolution at all?
- 6 It was Sunday next day, May 10, 1857?
- 7 This pathetic action was to enter the mythology of the Empire.
- 8 The other sacramental episode of the Indian Mutiny?
- 9 At the end of October word filtered in?
- 10 In 1861, work began on the construction of a new headquarters?
- 11 All over the Empire this trend towards the aloof?
- 12 On September 16, 1864, the spa of Bath in Somerset awoke?
- 13 The compelling fascination of the Nile had exerted itself?
Disk 4 von 6
- 1 But Speke went back with a very different companion?
- 2 Livingstone, it seemed, did not in the least wish to be rescued.
- 3 The conviction of Empire was increasingly reinforced?
- 4 When the Anglican Bishop of Jamaica visited his flock?
- 5 In Cape Town Bishop Robert Grey?
- 6 These imperial disputes were comprehensible only to the elect?
- 7 The British were now exporting to their dominions?
- 8 The Metis were not forewarned of these developments.
- 9 Trade was resumed.
- 10 Wolseley was to talk about it for the rest of his life?
- 11 Still the British as a nation were not conscious expansionists.
- 12 Until recently the Fijians had been polygamous cannibals.
- 13 Part 3 The Imperial Obsession 1870?1897
- 14 Disraeli adopted the imperial cause deliberately.
Disk 5 von 6
- 1 Disraeli did not of course invent imperialism?
- 2 The profit motive, too, had subtly shifted its emphasis.
- 3 In Africa stood Ashanti-land.
- 4 It was only in the 1870s?
- 5 In the end the Ashanti broke?
- 6 Behind the Army stood the Royal Navy.
- 7 Disraeli, who became Prime Minister for the second time?
- 8 The South African scene had changed?
- 9 The fascination of the Zulu War?
- 10 Eleven heroes of Rorke's Drift were awarded the Victoria Cross?
- 11 Except for the quiescent Orange Free State?
- 12 Empire was race.
- 13 Authority could not sanction the extermination of the natives?
Disk 6 von 6
- 1 Through all these years Ireland festered.
- 2 Nobody was more shut off from the life of the country?
- 3 This led to the most spectacular of all Parnell's?
- 4 But in the same month as the presentation?
- 5 The British repeatedly claimed?
- 6 On February 18, 1884, he reached Khartoum.
- 7 'Who,' asked Ruskin once?
- 8 In the last week of December 1895?
- 9 Empires were fashionable everywhere now.
- 10 Rhodes was an enigma?
- 11 The failure of the Jameson Raid was an omen?