The Desert and the Sown: The Syrian Adventures of the Female Lawrence of Arabia / Edition 1

The Desert and the Sown: The Syrian Adventures of the Female Lawrence of Arabia / Edition 1

by Gertrude Bell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815411359

ISBN-13: 9780815411352

Pub. Date: 11/28/2001

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

A seeming contradiction, Gertrude Bell was both a proper Victorian and an intrepid explorer of the Arabian wilderness. She was a close friend of T. E. Lawrence, and played an important role in creating the modern map of the Middle East after World War I. The Desert and the Sown is a chronicle, illustrated by over 160 photos, of Bell's 1905 journey from Jericho to

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A seeming contradiction, Gertrude Bell was both a proper Victorian and an intrepid explorer of the Arabian wilderness. She was a close friend of T. E. Lawrence, and played an important role in creating the modern map of the Middle East after World War I. The Desert and the Sown is a chronicle, illustrated by over 160 photos, of Bell's 1905 journey from Jericho to Antioch, a land of warring tribes under Turkish control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815411352
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
968,492
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.81(d)

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