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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 Glass Palace: A Novel

by: Amitav Ghosh
Set in Burma during the British invasion of 1885, this masterly novel by Amitav Ghosh tells the story of Rajkumar, a poor boy lifted on the tides of political and social chaos, who goes on to create an empire in the Burmese teak forest. When soldiers force the royal family out of the Glass Palace and into exile, Rajkumar befriends Dolly, a young woman in the court of the Burmese Queen, whose love will shape his life. He cannot forget her, and years later, as a rich man, he goes in search of her. The struggles that have made Burma, India, and Malaya the places they are today are illuminated in this wonderful novel by the writer Chitra Divakaruni calls “a master storyteller.
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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.


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 ...

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.

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 ...

The History Of The British Empire