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Gertrude Bell : the Arabian diaries, 1913-1914

Author: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Rosemary O'Brien
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2000.
Series: Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Gertrude Bell's Arabian Diaries, published here for the first time, rank as one of the great travel narratives, carrying readers along on a desperate and heroic journey that foreshadows the emergence of the future imperial servant in Baghdad in the 1920s. Bell's adventures are the stuff of novels: she rode with bandits, braved desert shamals, was captured by Bedouins, and sojourned in a harem. Called the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
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Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926.
Gertrude Bell.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606450402
Online version:
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926.
Gertrude Bell.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)607886359
Named Person: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Gertrude Lowthian Bell
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gertrude Lowthian Bell; Rosemary O'Brien
ISBN: 0815606729 9780815606727
OCLC Number: 43992823
Description: xv, 258 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gertrude Bell en Route 3 --
Gertrude Bell's Itinerary, 1913-1914 38 --
Doughty-Wylie Diaries 43 --
A. Diaries 1913-1914 137 --
B. Ibrahim's Daftar 245.
Series Title: Contemporary issues in the Middle East.
Other Titles: Diaries.
Responsibility: edited by Rosemary O'Brien ; with photographs by Gertrude Bell.

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The Englishwoman Gertrude Bell lived an extraordinary life. She rode with bandits, braved desert shamals and was captured by Bedouins. This volume of three of her notebooks preserves Bell's elegant,  Read more...

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