WorldCat Identities

Morris, Jan 1926-

Overview
Works: 55 works in 343 publications in 3 languages and 12,126 library holdings
Genres: History  Guidebooks  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Collector
Classifications: DA16, 909.0971241081
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Most widely held works about Jan Morris
 
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Most widely held works by Jan Morris
Pax Britannica : the climax of an empire by Jan Morris( Book )
42 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the second volume of the series depicting the rise and decline of the British Empire. Here Morris describes the Empire at its moment of climax at the diamond jubilee of 1897
Heaven's command; an imperial progress by Jan Morris( Book )
31 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicting the rise and decline of the British Empire, this text tells the story from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to her diamond jubilee in 1897
Farewell the trumpets : an imperial retreat by Jan Morris( Book )
46 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book " The 3d volume of the author's trilogy; the 1st of which is Heaven's command; 2d, Pax Britannica Includes index Campion Collection
Oxford by Jan Morris( Book )
38 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Detailed description of the historical background, customs and antiquities of Oxford, England and its famed University
The matter of Wales : epic views of a small country by Jan Morris( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travel through Wales and epic view of a small country
The spectacle of empire : style, effect and the Pax Britannica by Jan Morris( Book )
12 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manhattan '45 by Jan Morris( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As I saw the U.S.A by Jan Morris( Book )
6 editions published between 1956 and 1964 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wales : epic views of a small country by Jan Morris( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wales by Jan Morris( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coast to coast : a journey across 1950s America by Jan Morris( Book )
12 editions published between 1956 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The outriders; a liberal view of Britain by Jan Morris( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Machynlleth triad by Jan Morris( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A writer's world : travels 1950-2000 by Jan Morris( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Farewell the trumpets an imperial retreat by Jan Morris( )
9 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris' magnificent history of the British Empire from 1837 to 1965. This final volume charts the decline and dissolution of what was once the largest empire the world had known. From the first signs of decay in the imperial ambition in the Boer Wars, through the global shifts in power evident in the two World Wars, it offers a perspective that is honest, evocative and occasionally elegiac
Heaven's command an imperial progress by Jan Morris( Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lose yourself in history with Jan Morris's masterly telling of the British Empire. In this celebrated work she vividly evokes every aspect of the 'great adventure', ranging from ships and botanical gardens to hill stations and sugar plantations, as she subtly traces the impact of empire on places as diverse as Sierra Leone and Fiji, Zululand and the Canadian prairies. Informative, accessible and entertaining, Heaven's command takes us from the crowning of Queen Victoria in 1837 to the Diamond Jubilee in 1897
The princeship of Wales by Jan Morris( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The road to Huddersfield : the story of the world bank by Jan Morris( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The road to Huddersfield : a journey to five continents by James Morris( Book )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pax Britannica by Jan Morris( Recording )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A snapshot of the Empire at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897. It looks at what made up the Empire, from adventurers and politicians to communications and infrastructure, as well as anomalies and eccentricities. This humane overview also examines the muddle of jumbled ideologies behind it, and how they affected its 370 million people
 
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Alternative Names
Morris, Catherine Jan 1926-
Morris, J.
Morris , James
Morris James 1926-....
Morris, James Humphrey 1926-
Morris, James Humphry
Morris, James Humphry 1926-
Morris, Jan
Morris, Jan 1926-
Morys, Twm.
موريس، جيمس، 1926-
モリス, ジャン
Languages
English (288)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
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