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Heaven's Command - An Imperial Progress (Pax Britannica, Vol. 1) (Unabridged)


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Item number NA0034
Barcode 9781843794653
Release date 4/1/2011
Category Spoken Word
Label NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS
Media type COMPACT DISC
Number of units 16
Performers
Booklet Author McMillan, Roy
Disc: 1
1 Jan Morris Introduction 00:03:32 McMillan, Roy
2 HEAVEN'S COMMAND: AN IMPERIAL PROGRESS 00:07:25 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 1: 2 00:05:49 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 1: 3 00:05:08 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 1: 4 00:06:08 McMillan, Roy
6 In Liverpool, Bristol and Glasgow, entire communit 00:04:37 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 1: 5 00:04:37 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 2: HIGH AND HOLY WORK 00:04:13 McMillan, Roy
9 The refinery had a churchy look, its limestone fin 00:04:48 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 2: 3 00:07:31 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 2: 4 00:05:35 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 2: 5 00:05:47 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 2: 6 00:06:04 McMillan, Roy
14 Freetown society was rich and strange. The founder 00:06:10 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 2: 7 00:01:17 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 2
1 Chapter 3: SWEET LIVES 00:00:46 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 3: 2 00:03:11 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 3: 3 00:04:27 McMillan, Roy
4 It was idealism that changed all this. 00:03:37 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 3: 4 00:06:51 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 3: 5 00:05:32 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 3: 6 00:04:16 McMillan, Roy
8 Retief was delighted, and the Boers rode back… 00:03:25 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 3: 7 00:04:48 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 3: 8 00:04:23 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 3: 9 00:05:04 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 3: 10 00:02:12 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 4: ROOTS INTO THEIR SOIL 00:03:25 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 4: 2 00:03:34 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 4: 3 00:07:16 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 4: 4 00:07:21 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 4: 5 00:03:40 McMillan, Roy
18 Each Thug hunting posse with its attendant apostat 00:04:49 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 3
1 Chapter 4: 6 00:04:01 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 4: 7 00:02:12 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 5: LAWS OF WAR 00:01:24 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 5: 2 00:06:28 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 5: 3 00:06:02 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 5: 4 00:03:10 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 5: 5 00:03:54 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 5: 6 00:03:05 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 5: 7 00:05:24 McMillan, Roy
10 Here, the Kabul army ensconced itself, with all it 00:04:20 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 5: 8 00:06:50 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 5: 9 00:03:34 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 5: 10 00:05:20 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 5: 11 00:05:12 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 5: 12 00:05:28 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 5: 13 00:03:27 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 6: MERCHANT VENTURING 00:02:57 McMillan, Roy
18 Chapter 6: 2 00:05:01 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 4
1 Chapter 6: 3 00:03:21 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 6: 4 00:04:10 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 6: 5 00:05:05 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 6: 6 00:03:40 McMillan, Roy
5 Yet it inspired amongst its employees a truly roma 00:05:40 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 6: 7 00:05:01 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 6: 8 00:05:11 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 6: 9 00:02:37 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 7: WHITE SETTLERS 00:05:59 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 7: 2 00:02:34 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 7: 3 00:05:52 McMillan, Roy
12 So, the little city had been elevated by a number 00:04:59 McMillan, Roy
13 Aborigines wandered drunk and dispossessed… 00:05:13 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 7: 4 00:06:49 McMillan, Roy
15 The first party disembarked upon the shore of what 00:06:40 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 7: 5 00:04:07 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 5
1 Chapter 7: 6 00:05:31 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 8: AN ACT OF GOD 00:02:35 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 8: 2 00:05:17 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 8: 3 00:04:07 McMillan, Roy
5 The more cruelly the peasant was exploited, the mo 00:03:06 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 8: 4 00:03:51 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 8: 5 00:04:44 McMillan, Roy
8 Mallow too had its castle, in a park at the end of 00:04:32 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 8: 6 00:08:58 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 8: 7 00:07:02 McMillan, Roy
11 Even as the force paraded, news arrived that a bod 00:03:38 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 8: 8 00:04:44 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 8: 9 00:03:30 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 9: WHAT A FINE MAN 00:02:26 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 9: 2 00:06:40 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 9: 3 00:04:55 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 9: 4 00:02:50 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 6
1 A commission of some 80 young company men imposed… 00:01:53 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 9: 5 00:05:08 McMillan, Roy
3 John Lawrence grew into something different. 00:04:00 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 9: 6 00:04:35 McMillan, Roy
5 Like so many of his contemporaries, Nicholson firs 00:05:28 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 9: 7 00:02:58 McMillan, Roy
7 PART 2 CHAPTER 10: THE GROWING CONVICTION 00:03:04 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 10: 2 00:07:19 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 10: 3 00:03:40 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 10: 4 00:04:39 McMillan, Roy
11 And most of all the railways: those supremely Brit 00:04:22 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 10: 5 00:06:37 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 10: 6 00:04:36 McMillan, Roy
14 There were mills on the southern shore, and all ar 00:04:11 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 10: 7 00:05:35 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 10: 8 00:07:32 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 10: 9 00:03:48 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 7
1 Chapter 11: THE EPIC OF THE RACE 00:01:56 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 11: 2 00:03:09 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 11: 3 00:03:41 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 11: 4 00:05:34 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 11: 5 00:07:12 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 11: 6 00:04:29 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 11: 7 00:06:16 McMillan, Roy
8 This pathetic action was to enter the mythology of 00:04:48 McMillan, Roy
9 Yet on June 23 the most determined rebel assault w 00:07:00 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 11: 8 00:05:23 McMillan, Roy
11 Many of the Indian sepoys now deserted and by July 00:05:41 McMillan, Roy
12 At the end of October word filtered in that a seco 00:04:35 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 11: 9 00:07:16 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 11: 10 00:06:12 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 12: PAN AND MR. GLADSTONE 00:00:59 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 12: 2 00:02:21 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 12: 3 00:01:36 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 8
1 The gang plank was thrown ashore and from the cutt 00:02:57 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 12: 4 00:04:30 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 12: 5 00:02:57 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 12: 6 00:02:34 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 12: 7 00:04:48 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 12: 8 00:03:56 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 12: 9 00:02:57 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 12: 10 00:03:51 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 12: 11 00:03:04 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 13: THE IMPERIAL STYLE 00:04:16 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 13: 2 00:05:51 McMillan, Roy
12 Hill stations were never thought of by the Moghul 00:05:17 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 13: 3 00:05:16 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 13: 4 00:03:54 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 13: 5 00:03:07 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 13: 6 00:05:56 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 13: 7 00:03:07 McMillan, Roy
18 Chapter 14: ILLUSTRIOUS FOR THE NILE 00:06:36 McMillan, Roy
19 Chapter 14: 2 00:03:01 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 9
1 In February 1858 they together became… 00:05:08 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 14: 3 00:06:02 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 14: 4 00:06:46 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 14: 5 00:06:13 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 14: 6 00:03:37 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 14: 7 00:06:02 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 14: 8 00:03:25 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 15: GOVERNOR EYRE 00:01:16 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 15: 2 00:03:34 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 15: 3 00:04:41 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 15: 4 00:03:40 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 15: 5 00:06:28 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 15: 6 00:05:01 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 15: 7 00:05:09 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 15: 8 00:02:59 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 15: 9 00:02:52 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 15: 10 00:02:56 McMillan, Roy
18 Chapter 16: AIN'T THE PENTATEUCH QUEER 00:02:53 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 10
1 Explorers such as Speake or Grant saw themselves a 00:01:12 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 16: 2 00:04:03 McMillan, Roy
3 'But God has given us one little thing…' 00:04:20 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 16: 3 00:05:42 McMillan, Roy
5 In Cape Town Bishop Robert Gray, the Metropolitan… 00:04:21 McMillan, Roy
6 Farcical scenes ensued. Colenzo, returning from Lo 00:01:57 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 16: 4 00:05:25 McMillan, Roy
8 This occasion figures in every Anglo Indian memoir 00:04:42 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 16: 5 00:03:15 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 16: 6 00:06:13 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 17: THE HUMILIATION OF THE METIS 00:02:16 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 17: 2 00:03:32 McMillan, Roy
13 Red River was the only sizeable settlement in Cent 00:05:05 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 17: 3 00:04:01 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 17: 4 00:04:44 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 17: 5 00:06:22 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 17: 6 00:04:25 McMillan, Roy
18 Chapter 17: 7 00:07:11 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 11
1 Wolseley was to talk about it for the rest of his 00:02:54 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 17: 8 00:02:59 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 17: 9 00:04:40 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 18 IN THE PACIFIC 00:01:02 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 18: 2 00:07:00 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 18: 3 00:05:42 McMillan, Roy
7 All this made for a rag-bag cosmopolitan society. 00:03:48 McMillan, Roy
8 Cakobau was a Christian and knew white men very we 00:06:07 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 18: 4 00:04:28 McMillan, Roy
10 Between the two communities lay the islands of The 00:05:28 McMillan, Roy
11 By the end of July, the British had landed a force 00:05:22 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 18: 5 00:01:00 McMillan, Roy
13 PART THREE THE IMPERIAL OBSESSION Chapter 19 00:07:37 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 19: 2 00:04:50 McMillan, Roy
15 Gladstone's most celebrated tour de force… 00:03:51 McMillan, Roy
16 Mr. Gladstone preferred chopping trees down… 00:04:39 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 19: 3 00:04:56 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 12
1 Chapter 19: 4 00:04:32 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 19: 5 00:01:02 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 20: ASHANTI 00:02:50 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 20: 2 00:02:41 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 20: 3 00:03:51 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 20: 4 00:05:28 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 20: 5 00:04:51 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 20: 6 00:06:53 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 20: 7 00:03:27 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 21: BY THE SWORD 00:02:09 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 21: 2 00:04:32 McMillan, Roy
12 It was still essentially an army of Empire, differ 00:06:47 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 21: 3 00:05:31 McMillan, Roy
14 Socially, The Royal Navy had gone up in the world… 00:06:02 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 21: 4 00:04:42 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 21: 5 00:05:04 McMillan, Roy
17 In 1875 a promising prospect was reported to him. 00:03:48 McMillan, Roy
18 Chapter 21: 6 00:01:51 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 13
1 Chapter 22: SOUTH OF THE ZAMBEZI 00:02:35 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 22: 2 00:03:41 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 22: 3 00:03:27 McMillan, Roy
4 Such a mission suited his temperament. 00:04:07 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 22: 4 00:04:29 McMillan, Roy
6 Frere had early reached the decision… 00:03:01 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 22: 5 00:06:00 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 22: 6 00:06:30 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 22: 7 00:05:18 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 22: 8 00:06:22 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 22: 9 00:04:38 McMillan, Roy
12 His little assault force, about 400 strong, climbe 00:04:06 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 22: 10 00:02:49 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 23: THE END OF THE TASMANIANS 00:02:48 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 23: 2 00:04:59 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 23: 3 00:05:31 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 14
1 Chapter 23: 4 00:05:07 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 23: 5 00:04:33 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 23: 6 00:04:22 McMillan, Roy
4 Chapter 23: 7 00:06:08 McMillan, Roy
5 Presently, Robinson himself, having rounded up eve 00:05:21 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 23: 8 00:06:05 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 23: 9 00:02:30 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 24: THE REBEL PRINCE 00:04:03 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 24: 2 00:03:53 McMillan, Roy
10 Chapter 24: 3 00:03:34 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 24: 4 00:06:23 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 24: 5 00:04:24 McMillan, Roy
13 Through the land league, Parnell ruthlessly exploi 00:02:35 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 24: 6 00:04:19 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 24: 7 00:03:33 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 15
1 Chapter 24: 8 00:03:56 McMillan, Roy
2 But in the same month as the presentation of the H 00:03:36 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 24: 9 00:03:45 McMillan, Roy
4 Some say that O'Shea sued for divorce… 00:03:15 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 24: 10 00:02:18 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 25 THE MARTYR OF EMPIRE 00:02:47 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 25: 2 00:05:02 McMillan, Roy
8 Chapter 25: 3 00:05:42 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 25: 4 00:04:33 McMillan, Roy
10 Garnett Wolseley called Gordon 'God's Friend'… 00:04:06 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 25: 5 00:04:47 McMillan, Roy
12 Next, Gordon began to hint… 00:04:07 McMillan, Roy
13 He wrote his journal in his stifling upstairs bedr 00:04:38 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 25: 6 00:08:03 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 25: 7 00:04:36 McMillan, Roy
Disc: 16
1 Chapter 25: 8 00:04:30 McMillan, Roy
2 Chapter 25: 9 00:02:55 McMillan, Roy
3 Chapter 26: SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA 00:04:50 McMillan, Roy
4 Kruger looked upon Johannesburg as a more fallible 00:04:05 McMillan, Roy
5 Chapter 26: 2 00:04:48 McMillan, Roy
6 Chapter 26: 3 00:06:30 McMillan, Roy
7 Chapter 26: 4 00:05:17 McMillan, Roy
8 Lugard has not been invited… 00:03:52 McMillan, Roy
9 Chapter 26: 5 00:04:48 McMillan, Roy
10 Yet, like an infuriating particle of grit… 00:03:43 McMillan, Roy
11 Chapter 26: 6 00:05:59 McMillan, Roy
12 Chapter 26: 7 00:02:28 McMillan, Roy
13 Chapter 27: AN IMPERIAL FULFILMENT 00:02:50 McMillan, Roy
14 Chapter 27: 2 00:02:58 McMillan, Roy
15 Chapter 27: 3 00:02:54 McMillan, Roy
16 Chapter 27: 4 00:03:19 McMillan, Roy
17 Chapter 27: 5 00:02:41 McMillan, Roy
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