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British Empire Exhibition medallion 1924 - Keepsake medal No.2 bronze Royal Mint


Rhodesia British Empire Service League badge. MD-1770


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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874-1932

by: William Manchester
When Winston Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace in 1874, Imperial Britain stood at the splendid pinnacle of her power. Yet within a few years the Empire would hover on the brink of catastrophe. Against this backdrop, a remarkable man began to build his legacy. From master biographer William Manchester, The Last Lion: Visions of Glory reveals the first fifty-eight years of the life of an adventurer, aristocrat, soldier, and statesman whose courageous leadership guided the destiny of his darkly troubled times—and who is remembered as one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century.
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The Sultan and the Queen: The Untold Story of Elizabeth and Islam

by: Jerry Brotton
The fascinating story of Queen Elizabeth’s secret alliance with the Ottoman sultan and outreach to the Muslim world by The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps (published in the UK as This Orient Isle)

"An illuminating account of a neglected aspect of Elizabethan England:  its rich, complex, and ambivalent relations with the Muslim world. The Sultan and the Queen is a fascinating and timely book."
—Stephen Greenblatt, author of .
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Leopard at the Door

by: Jennifer McVeigh
Set in Kenya in the 1950s against the fading backdrop of the British Empire, a story of self-discovery, betrayal, and an impossible love.
After six years in England, Rachel has returned to Kenya and the farm where she spent her childhood, but the beloved home she’d longed for is much changed. Her father’s new companion—a strange, intolerant woman—has taken over the household. The political climate in the country grows more unsettled by the day and is approaching the boiling point.
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Ten Minute History - The Early British Empire (Short Documentary)

This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers the birth and rise of the British Empire from the reign of Henry VII all the way to the ...

Rise and Fall of the British Empire

The History of the British Empire from the birth of Wessex to the end of decolonization. New Version: http://british-empire.purzuit.com/video/jq62eClYbwU.html.

Ten Minute History - The Late British Empire (Short Documentary)

This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers the growth of the British Empire after the American Revolution all the way to its end ...

David Cameron talks British Empire and Ireland

David Cameron on the Letterman show talking about the British Empire ruling the world and the Irish problem.


For the most part of 19th and 20th Century, there was little doubt that the most powerful colonial empire of all was the British Empire. British had started their ...