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The Resource Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson

Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson

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Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern Middle East
Title
Lawrence in Arabia
Title remainder
war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Scott Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
A 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
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10175487
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.4/1241092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
Label
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-552) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Paris
Control code
20082871
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 577 pages, 24 unmumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385532921
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012049719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1york b1459061
  • (OCoLC)823387420
Label
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly, and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Map on lining paper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 511-552) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 -- Paris
Control code
20082871
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 577 pages, 24 unmumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385532921
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012049719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)z1york b1459061
  • (OCoLC)823387420

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