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- DescriptionCurrent events in the Middle East have revived interest in the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Gertrude Bell, the female Lawrence of Arabia. A skilled archeologist, historian, and linguist, Bell wrote captivating, perceptive accounts of her Eastern travels. This intriguing narrative - accompanied by 160 photos - traces her 1905 sojourn in Leban, Syria, and Palestine.
- Author BiographyGertrude Bell was a British writer, archaeologist, and political analyst who left a privileged life in Victorian England to become a citizen of the world. One of the first women to graduate from Oxford, she traveled to Persia, where she was passionately drawn to the Arab people, their language, and their architecture. Bell's achievements there were stunning: she established an archaeology musem and was one of the people responsible for creating the Iraq that exists today.
- Author(s)Gertrude Bell
- PublisherDover Publications Inc.
- Date of Publication26/12/2008
- SubjectTravel Writing
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDover Publications Inc.
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight367 g
- Width140 mm
- Height215 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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