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Jan Morris: Farewell the Trumpets - An Imperial Retreat

Pax Britannica, Vol. 3 (abridged)

read by Roy McMillan

This release includes a digital booklet

Contents: MP3320

Jan Morris: Farewell the Trumpets (Abridged)

7:30:01
$101.85
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

An Introduction…

3:26
$1.05

Farewell the Trumpets

5:48
$1.05

There was calculation…

7:47
$2.10
Show 71 remaining tracks for Jan Morris: Farewell the Trumpets (Abridged)

The day after the Khartoum memorial service…

7:42
$2.10

The British also sent the French…

5:59
$1.05

And if to the public at home…

6:08
$1.05

It was too late, anyway…

6:36
$1.05

On the face of it…

7:47
$2.10

Spion Kop was one of the most…

5:17
$1.05

It was the first of the propaganda wars…

5:59
$1.05

Sea-captains of every nationality…

4:53
$1.05

In 1905 the British decreed…

5:05
$1.05

Many aspects of Victorianism…

6:46
$1.05

Our second grandee…

7:27
$2.10

For generations the British in India…

5:04
$1.05

The first part of the plan…

6:25
$1.05

The British slept that night…

6:04
$1.05

In 1905: a Liberal Government…

7:25
$2.10

Such, many times multiplied…

7:13
$2.10

The Turkish possession called Mesopotamia…

5:48
$1.05

Early the next afternoon…

5:58
$1.05

But of the three imperial campaigns…

7:17
$2.10

Fisher resigned…

7:23
$2.10

The Gallipoli campaign lasted 259 days…

7:19
$2.10

The British Empire had more than survived the war…

5:10
$1.05

For though self-determination…

5:45
$1.05

For another generation…

5:26
$1.05

This was the inflammatory situation…

5:47
$1.05

Two remarkable members…

5:12
$1.05

When war came…

4:13
$1.05

After the Easter Rising…

4:11
$1.05

Before the war…

5:25
$1.05

For it was to prove a febrile relationship…

7:31
$2.10

Among those most deeply affected…

5:41
$1.05

In the meantime…

7:31
$2.10

Nobody then, nobody later…

6:34
$1.05

On March 12, 1930…

4:50
$1.05

Later in the year…

5:03
$1.05

The most lavish exercise…

5:02
$1.05

Since it seemed likely…

7:09
$2.10

Still the Empire proceeded…

4:26
$1.05

In hindsight one can see…

7:19
$2.10

So the Dominions diverged…

7:29
$2.10

On October 4, 1930…

7:08
$2.10

The British were paying…

5:58
$1.05

The greatest of all their works…

6:42
$1.05

It did not come naturally…

5:54
$1.05

There was an imperial folklore…

5:53
$1.05

But in the last generation…

7:39
$2.10

In Kenya was Lord Delamere…

5:20
$1.05

In London was Frederick John Dealtry Lugard…

7:31
$2.10

Alas for Ronald Storrs…

4:36
$1.05

Several great women travellers…

5:37
$1.05

Hard times had come for the British people…

5:43
$1.05

At another extreme…

7:29
$2.10

Hitler went to war…

7:10
$2.10

Without her equivocal allies…

4:14
$1.05

It so happened…

6:58
$1.05

The Australians and New Zealanders…

6:08
$1.05

Harold Macmillan, a future Prime Minister…

7:22
$2.10

A more baleful view of the Empire…

5:57
$1.05

On March 22, 1947…

5:22
$1.05

The knot was worse than the Gordian…

5:14
$1.05

Mountbatten hoped to leave behind a federal united India…

7:21
$2.10

The Viceroy was not deterred…

4:04
$1.05

They rationalised the Commonwealth…

5:29
$1.05

But we must narrow our focus…

6:45
$1.05

The Arabs were no less passionate in opposition…

6:17
$1.05

Sometimes sceptically…

7:04
$2.10

It was nearly over now…

4:24
$1.05

Mauritius was another relic…

5:17
$1.05

In the winter of 1967…

4:08
$1.05

Of all the charges of Empire…

5:08
$1.05

Churchill died, and it died with him…

7:49
$2.10
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Contents: FLAC44100

Jan Morris: Farewell the Trumpets (Abridged)

7:30:01
$121.25
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

An Introduction…

3:26
$1.25

Farewell the Trumpets

5:48
$1.25

There was calculation…

7:47
$2.50
Show 71 remaining tracks for Jan Morris: Farewell the Trumpets (Abridged)

The day after the Khartoum memorial service…

7:42
$2.50

The British also sent the French…

5:59
$1.25

And if to the public at home…

6:08
$1.25

It was too late, anyway…

6:36
$1.25

On the face of it…

7:47
$2.50

Spion Kop was one of the most…

5:17
$1.25

It was the first of the propaganda wars…

5:59
$1.25

Sea-captains of every nationality…

4:53
$1.25

In 1905 the British decreed…

5:05
$1.25

Many aspects of Victorianism…

6:46
$1.25

Our second grandee…

7:27
$2.50

For generations the British in India…

5:04
$1.25

The first part of the plan…

6:25
$1.25

The British slept that night…

6:04
$1.25

In 1905: a Liberal Government…

7:25
$2.50

Such, many times multiplied…

7:13
$2.50

The Turkish possession called Mesopotamia…

5:48
$1.25

Early the next afternoon…

5:58
$1.25

But of the three imperial campaigns…

7:17
$2.50

Fisher resigned…

7:23
$2.50

The Gallipoli campaign lasted 259 days…

7:19
$2.50

The British Empire had more than survived the war…

5:10
$1.25

For though self-determination…

5:45
$1.25

For another generation…

5:26
$1.25

This was the inflammatory situation…

5:47
$1.25

Two remarkable members…

5:12
$1.25

When war came…

4:13
$1.25

After the Easter Rising…

4:11
$1.25

Before the war…

5:25
$1.25

For it was to prove a febrile relationship…

7:31
$2.50

Among those most deeply affected…

5:41
$1.25

In the meantime…

7:31
$2.50

Nobody then, nobody later…

6:34
$1.25

On March 12, 1930…

4:50
$1.25

Later in the year…

5:03
$1.25

The most lavish exercise…

5:02
$1.25

Since it seemed likely…

7:09
$2.50

Still the Empire proceeded…

4:26
$1.25

In hindsight one can see…

7:19
$2.50

So the Dominions diverged…

7:29
$2.50

On October 4, 1930…

7:08
$2.50

The British were paying…

5:58
$1.25

The greatest of all their works…

6:42
$1.25

It did not come naturally…

5:54
$1.25

There was an imperial folklore…

5:53
$1.25

But in the last generation…

7:39
$2.50

In Kenya was Lord Delamere…

5:20
$1.25

In London was Frederick John Dealtry Lugard…

7:31
$2.50

Alas for Ronald Storrs…

4:36
$1.25

Several great women travellers…

5:37
$1.25

Hard times had come for the British people…

5:43
$1.25

At another extreme…

7:29
$2.50

Hitler went to war…

7:10
$2.50

Without her equivocal allies…

4:14
$1.25

It so happened…

6:58
$1.25

The Australians and New Zealanders…

6:08
$1.25

Harold Macmillan, a future Prime Minister…

7:22
$2.50

A more baleful view of the Empire…

5:57
$1.25

On March 22, 1947…

5:22
$1.25

The knot was worse than the Gordian…

5:14
$1.25

Mountbatten hoped to leave behind a federal united India…

7:21
$2.50

The Viceroy was not deterred…

4:04
$1.25

They rationalised the Commonwealth…

5:29
$1.25

But we must narrow our focus…

6:45
$1.25

The Arabs were no less passionate in opposition…

6:17
$1.25

Sometimes sceptically…

7:04
$2.50

It was nearly over now…

4:24
$1.25

Mauritius was another relic…

5:17
$1.25

In the winter of 1967…

4:08
$1.25

Of all the charges of Empire…

5:08
$1.25

Churchill died, and it died with him…

7:49
$2.50
Hide 71 tracks for Jan Morris: Farewell the Trumpets (Abridged)