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
Title variation
War, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
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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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 940.4/1241092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D568.4.L45
LC item number
A66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson
Label
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson
Publication
Note
Map on lining papers
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Related Location
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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 -- Epilogue: Paris
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ocn823387420
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 577 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780385532921
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2012049719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780385532921

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