With extensive coverage of the early years of Elizabeth’s life, this is an updated look at the life of Britain’s monarch. The Queen’s stability has allowed Britain to shed an empire and create a new and prosperous identity quite against all the odds and expectations of most leading commentators. This is the story of a remarkable life of a remarkable woman. When Elizabeth became Queen the British Empire was turning into a Commonwealth. After the Second World War and the new Labour Government, Britain was changing fast.Her family has been surrounded by gossip, though her own long marriage to Philip has largely escaped this. The Queen’s stability and continuity has allowed Britain to shed an empire and create a new and prosperous identity quite against all the odds and expectations of most leading commentators. From Churchill to Blair, and presiding over a country immeasurably different since the start of her reign, Queen Elizabeth’s achievement may now be seen.
Follow the movie "Empire of the Sun" to discover the fascinating history about Japanese in Shanghai from 1870 to 1945, to find out how they built such a Empire in Shanghai from a relatively backward situation, how they managed their life in the Shanghai International Settlement with British, American and Chinese. Your local expert will bring you into a totally different visual angle and explain to you all the history and stories behind each site. Your journey will last about 3-4 hours, covers Bund, Garden Bridge, "Japanese Concession" and Holy Trinity Church appeared in the movie. If you are a history lover, don't miss out this opportunity while you are in the city!
This day tour will take you to experience the authentic culture and heritage of the Bengali nation. From the deep history of Mugal Empire to British transformation.The morning will be filled exploring abandoned community and you will find photogenic architecture building representing rich past following by folk and craft museum visit.After lunch (the cost is covered) in local restaurant, you will have local boat ride to explore country side villages of Bangladesh to give you an overview of life and culture around.Just before the sunset, we will drop you to your hotel.
Fourth studio album by the British metalcore band Bring Me the Horizon. The album features three singles, 'Shadow Moses', 'Sleepwalking' and 'And the Snakes Start to Sing'. The album, the title of which means 'everlasting life', entered the UK Albums Chart at #3. Track Listing – 1. Can You Feel My Heart [Explicit] 2. The House of Wolves [Explicit] 3. Empire (Let Them Sing) [Explicit] 4. Sleepwalking 5. Go to Hell, for Heaven's Sake 6. Shadow Moses 7. And the Snakes Start to Sing [Explicit] 8. Seen It All Before [Explicit] 9. Antivist [Explicit] 10. Crooked Young [Explicit] 11. Hospital for Souls [Explicit]
Erscheinungsdatum: 01.10.1990, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: William Tryon and the Course of Empire, Titelzusatz: A Life in British Imperial Service, Autor: Nelson, Paul David, Verlag: The University of North Carolina Press, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY // Historical, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 272, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 423 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 29.04.1982, Medium: Buch, Einband: Gebunden, Titel: Toward a Programme of Imperial Life, Titelzusatz: The British Empire at the Turn of the Century, Autor: Field, H. John, Verlag: Greenwood Press, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: SOCIAL SCIENCE // Emigration & Immigration, Rubrik: Soziologie, Seiten: 272, Informationen: HC gerader Rücken kaschiert, Gewicht: 479 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Did you see film The Queen of Desert with Nicole Kidman? This is part of the story about Gertrude Belle. The Queen of Desert visited also Dalmatia.Her extraordinary life was like a film. British Gertrude Bell was traveller, writer, archaeologist, explorer, cartographer and political officer. She was one of the most powerful woman in the British Empire in the early 20th century, yet she has been overlooked in much of the history written about this period.Her friends were among others Sheikhs in the Middle East ("Major Miss Bell" is still a name in Baghdad), Winston Churchill and Lawrence of Arabia.In 1910 she decided to come to Dalmatia. Through her letters today we know that she was in Split, ruins of ancient Salona, Sibenik and Zadar. She left us also beautiful photographs in the beginning of 20th century.
Erscheinungsdatum: 22.06.2013, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: The Life and Times of Viscount Palmerston, Titelzusatz: Embracing the Diplomatic and Domestic History of the British Empire During the Last Half Century Volume 1, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 316, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 460 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
Erscheinungsdatum: 23.06.2013, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: The Life and Times of Viscount Palmerston, Titelzusatz: Embracing the Diplomatic and Domestic History of the British Empire During the Last Half Century Volume 1, Verlag: HardPress Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Schlagworte: HISTORY // General, Rubrik: Geschichte, Seiten: 316, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 460 gr, Verkäufer: averdo