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Outposts : journeys to the surviving relics of the British Empire

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York : Perennial, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial edView all editions and formats
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The author of The Professor and the Madman recounts his experiences traveling to Diego Garcia, Tristan, Gibraltar, Ascension Island, St. Helena, Hong Kong, Bermuda, the British West Indies, the Falklands, and Pitcairn Island, all remnants of the vast British Empire.
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Named Person: Simon Winchester
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0060598611 9780060598617
OCLC Number: 54753022
Notes: Originally published: Penguin Books, 2003.
Description: xxiii, 362 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The Plan --
British Indian Ocean Territory and Diego Garcia --
Tristan --
Gibraltar --
Ascension Island --
St Helena --
Hong Kong --
Bermuda --
The British West Indies --
The Falkland Islands --
Pitcairn and Other Territories --
Some reflections and conclusions.
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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The author of The Professor and the Madman recounts his experiences traveling to Diego Garcia, Tristan, Gibraltar, Ascension Island, St. Helena, Hong Kong, Bermuda, the British West Indies, the Falklands, and Pitcairn Island, all remnants of the vast British Empire.

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