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Outposts

£34.99

Product description

Book and dustjacket are in very good condition.
Simon Winchester, struck by a sudden need to discover exactly what was left of the British Empire, set out across the globe to visit the far-flung islands that are all that remain of what once made Britain great. He travelled 100,000 miles back and forth, from Antarctica to the Caribbean, from the Mediterranean to the Far East, to capture a last glint of imperial glory.

His adventures in these distant and forgotten ends of the earth make compelling, often funny reading and tell a story most of us had thought was over: a tale of the last outposts in Britain's imperial career and those who keep the flag flying.

With a new introduction, this updated edition tells us what has happened to these extraordinary places while the author's been away.

Printed 1985.

Item details

Author(s):
Winchester, Simon
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340337729
ISBN-13:
9780340337721
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Title:
Outposts

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Book and dustjacket are in very good condition.
Simon Winchester, struck by a sudden need to discover exactly what was left of the British Empire, set out across the globe to visit the far-flung islands that are all that remain of what once made Britain great. He travelled 100,000 miles back and forth, from Antarctica to the Caribbean, from the Mediterranean to the Far East, to capture a last glint of imperial glory.

His adventures in these distant and forgotten ends of the earth make compelling, often funny reading and tell a story most of us had thought was over: a tale of the last outposts in Britain's imperial career and those who keep the flag flying.

With a new introduction, this updated edition tells us what has happened to these extraordinary places while the author's been away.

Printed 1985.

Author(s):
Winchester, Simon
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0340337729
ISBN-13:
9780340337721
Number of pages:
317
Publisher:
Hodder and Stoughton
Title:
Outposts

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