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Title:
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
Author:
Anderson, Scott, 1959-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Doubleday, c2013
Physical Description:
xii, 577 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
A narrative chronicle of World War I's Arab Revolt explores the pivotal roles of a small group of adventurers and low-level officers who orchestrated a secret effort to control the Middle East, demonstrating how they instigated jihad against British forces, built an elaborate intelligence ring and forged ties to gain valuable oil concessions.
General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
Language:
English
Contents:
Playboys in the holy land -- A very unusual type -- Another and another nice thing -- To the last million -- A despicable mess -- The keepers of secrets -- Treachery -- The battle joined -- The man who would be kingmaker -- Neatly in the void -- A mist of deceits -- An audacious scheme -- Aqaba -- Hubris -- To the flame -- A gathering fury -- Solitary pursuits -- Damascus -- Epilogue : Paris.
ISBN:
9780385532921
Format :
Book

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