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The Desert and the Sown

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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.

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Desert explorer Bell's account of her 1905 trip across the Syrian Desert from Jericho to Antioch contains evocative descriptions and numerous photographs of the Middle East during its time under Ottoman rule.

Synopsis:

Passionate about Arabia, then an inhospitable land of nomadic and warring tribes under Turkish control, Bell wrote this account of her extraordinary 1905 trip across the Syrian Desert from Jericho to Antioch.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815411352
Introduction:
O'Brien, Rosemary
Author:
O'Brien, Rosemary
Introduction by:
O'Brien, Rosemary
Introduction:
O'Brien, Rosemary
Author:
Bell, Gertrude
Author:
Sargent, John Singer
Publisher:
Cooper Square Publishers
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Syria
Subject:
Syria Social life and customs.
Subject:
Syria Description and travel.
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Cooper Square Press ed.
Series Volume:
FPL-0211, 1971
Publication Date:
20011131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.48x5.52x.85 in. .96 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Desert explorer Bell's account of her 1905 trip across the Syrian Desert from Jericho to Antioch contains evocative descriptions and numerous photographs of the Middle East during its time under Ottoman rule.
"Synopsis" by , Passionate about Arabia, then an inhospitable land of nomadic and warring tribes under Turkish control, Bell wrote this account of her extraordinary 1905 trip across the Syrian Desert from Jericho to Antioch.
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