The Resource Outposts : journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)

Outposts : journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)

Label
Outposts : journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire
Title
Outposts
Title remainder
journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 traveled 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
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
910/.9171/241
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Winchester, Simon
  • Electronic books
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Outposts : journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11915264
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Publication
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11915264
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11915264
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11915264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Outposts : journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire, Simon Winchester, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11915264
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11915264
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11915264
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11915264
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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