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A prince of our disorder : the life of T.E. Lawrence

Author: John E Mack
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1976.
Series: Sidney Samuel Thomas biography collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An historical and psychological study of the legendary Lawrence, detailing and assessing his motivations, decisions, actions, and impact within their familial, personal, social, and cultural contexts.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: T E Lawrence; T E Lawrence; T E Lawrence
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Mack
ISBN: 0316542326 9780316542326 0297770977 9780297770978
OCLC Number: 1530894
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 1977.
Description: xxviii, 561 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapmans and Lawrences --
Childhood and adolescence --
Lawrence and his family: the burden of illegitimacy --
Literary influences --
Crusader castles --
Lawrence at Jesus College, 1907-1910 --
The first trip to the Middle East, 1909 --
Lawrence at Carchemish --
The epic dream and the fact of war --
The background of the Arab Revolt --
Two years in Cairo, 1914-1916 --
The course of the Arab Revolt --
The capture of Damascus --
The achievements of "Aurens" --
The question of motivation --
Lawrence the enabler --
The conflict of responsibility --
The heroic legend and the hero --
The shattering of the dream --
Arab self-determination and Arab unity --
Leaving Damascus behind --
At the Paris Peace Conference --
Return to England: London and All Souls --
Lawrence and Churchill: the political settlements in the Middle East --
The service years: an overview --
Ross: the first RAF enlistment --
The years in the tanks --
Cranwell --
India --
Mount Batten --
"Boats, boats, boats" --
Retirement and death.
Series Title: Sidney Samuel Thomas biography collection.
Responsibility: John E. Mack.

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An historical and psychological study of the legendary Lawrence, detailing and assessing his motivations, decisions, actions, and impact within their familial, personal, social, and cultural contexts.

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