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Title Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East / Scott Anderson.
Author Anderson, Scott, 1959-
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.
BIBLIOG. Includes bibliographical references (pages [543]-552) and index.
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.


Location Call # Status
 Castlewood Non-Fiction  940.41241 ANDERSON  ON SHELF
Publisher New York : Doubleday, [2013]
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 577 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
DESCRIPT text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Subject Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward), 1888-1935.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Middle East.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Turkey.
Middle East -- History -- 1914-1923.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain. Army -- Biography.
ISBN 9780385532921