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Gertrude Bell : explorer of the Middle East

Author: Heather Lehr Wagner
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Women explorers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of Gertrude Bell, the Englishwoman who explored the Middle East in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and played an important role in the founding of Iraq, helping to choose its first king and creating the Baghdad Museum.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Lehr Wagner
ISBN: 079107711X 9780791077115
OCLC Number: 53970638
Description: xvi, 116 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The mark of the desert --
Childhood memories --
The colors of the East --
The voice of the wind --
The romance of the desert --
Intelligence officer --
A new nation --
Stateswoman and advisor.
Series Title: Women explorers.
Responsibility: Heather Lehr Wagner.
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Chronicles the life of Gertrude Bell, the Englishwoman who explored the Middle East in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and played an important role in the founding of Iraq, helping to choose its first king and creating the Baghdad Museum.

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