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Lawrence in Arabia

Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East

by Scott Anderson

  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release : 2014-05-06
  • Pages : 577
  • ISBN : 9780307476418
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography One of the Best Books of the Year: The Christian Science Monitor NPR The Seattle Times St. Louis Post-Dispatch Chicago Tribune A New York Times Notable Book The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, "a sideshow of a sideshow." As a result, the conflict was shaped to a remarkable degree by a small handful of adventurers and low-level officers far removed from the corridors of power. At the center of it all was Lawrence himself. In early 1914 he was an archaeologist excavating ruins in Syria; by 1917 he was riding into legend at the head of an Arab army as he fought a rearguard action against his own government and its imperial ambitions. Based on four years of intensive primary document research, Lawrence in Arabia definitively overturns received wisdom on how the modern Middle East was formed.

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
A Film's Anthropology

by Steven C. Caton

  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 1999-04-13
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN : 0520210832
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Caton's imagination was deeply affected by the power of Lawrence of Arabia, a cinematic classic that he knows intimately . . . and analyzes intelligently. Having read his multi-layered critique of Lean's epic masterpiece, we'll now be viewing our old favorite with new insight and appreciation."—L. Robert Morris and Lawrence Raskin, coauthors of Lawrence of Arabia: The 30th Anniversary Pictorial History

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
A Book

by Kevin Jackson

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2017-10-07
  • Pages : 127
  • ISBN : 1349920487
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Lawrence of Arabia is widely considered one of the ten greatest films ever made - though more often by film-goers and film-makers than by critics. This monograph argues that popular wisdom is correct, and that Lean's film is a unique blend of visionary image-making, narrative power, mythopoetic charm and psychological acuteness.

Lawrence in Arabia

Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East

by Scott Anderson

  • Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd
  • Release : 2014-03-06
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1782392017
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War One was, in the words of T.E. Lawrence, 'a sideshow of a sideshow'. Amidst the slaughter in European trenches, the Western combatants paid scant attention to the Middle Eastern theatre. As a result, the conflict was shaped to a remarkable degree by a small handful of adventurers and low-level officers far removed from the corridors of power. At the centre of it all was Lawrence. In early 1914 he was an archaeologist excavating ruins in the sands of Syria; by 1917 he was battling both the enemy and his own government to bring about the vision he had for the Arab people. Operating in the Middle East at the same time, but to wildly different ends, were three other important players: a German attaché, an American oilman and a committed Zionist. The intertwined paths of these four young men - the schemes they put in place, the battles they fought, the betrayals they endured and committed - mirror the grandeur, intrigue and tragedy of the war in the desert.

Lawrence

Lawrence
The Uncrowned King of Arabia

by Michael Asher

  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 1999-10-28
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0141910097
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'The best life of Lawrence yet published' - The Express Lawrence was a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician and manipulator, who deliberately turned his life into a conundrum. But who was the real man behind the masks? Lawrence began the GreatWar as a map-clerk and ended it as one of the greatest military heroes of the 20th century. He altered the face of the Middle East, helped to lead the Arabs to freedom and formulated modern guerilla warfare. Yet he refused any honours and spent therest of his life in near obscurity. Desert explorer and Arabist, Michael Asher, set out to solve this riddle and discovers a hero whose greatness owed as much to his weaknesses as to his strengths.

Lawrence of Arabia on War

Lawrence of Arabia on War
The Campaign in the Desert 1916–18

by Robert Johnson

  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 2020-04-30
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1472834895
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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One hundred years ago, Captain Lawrence and an unlikely band of Arab irregulars captured the strategic port of Aqaba after an epic journey through waterless tracts of desert. Their attacks on railways during the Great War are well known and have become the stuff of legend, but while Lawrence himself has been the subject of fascinating biographies, as well as an award-winning film, the context of his war in the desert, and his ideas on war itself, are less well-known. This new title offers a high-paced evaluation of T. E. Lawrence 'of Arabia' and the British military operations in the Near East, revising and adding to conventional narratives in order to tell the full story of this influential figure, as well as the Ottoman-Turkish perspective, and the Arabs' position, within the context of the war. It is also a study of warfare and the manner in which Lawrence and others made their assessments of what was changing, what was distinctive, and what was unique to the desert environment. This book sets Lawrence in context, examines the peace settlement he participated in, and describes how Lawrence's legacy has informed and inspired those partnering and mentoring local forces to the present day.

With Lawrence in Arabia

With Lawrence in Arabia
A Book

by Lowell Thomas

  • Publisher : London, Hutchinson [1925]
  • Release : 1924
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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It was 1918 in Jerusalem, when the admiring young American scholar and journalist Lowell Thomas first met T.E. Lawrence. He went on to write With Lawrence in Arabia, a book that sparked the Lawrence of Arabia legend and was the basis of the celebrated film. With brilliant narrative verve, Lowell recounts the exploits of the young British agent who managed to weld disparate and warring Arab tribes into a formidable mobile fighting force - a guerilla army that would defeat the Turks in the Arab Revolt, sealing the fate of the Ottoman Empire in the Middle East during World War I. On a canvas whose background is the fierce, inhospitable desert and in whose foreground stride the Emir Feisal, King Hussein I of the Hedjaz, the British General Allenby, and the strange, hypnotic figure of Lawrence himself, Thomas paints a vivid portrait of the “modern knight of Arabia.”

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
The Authorized Biography of T.E. Lawrence

by Jeremy Wilson

  • Publisher : Atheneum Books
  • Release : 1990
  • Pages : 1188
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Biography of T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
A Book

by Jeremy Wilson

  • Publisher : Sutton Pub Limited
  • Release : 1998
  • Pages : 113
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The exploits of T.E. Lawrence as British liaison officer in the Arab Revolt, recounted in his work Seven Pillars of Wisdom, made him one of the most famous Englishmen of his generation. This biography explores his life and career including his correspondence with writers, artists and politicians.

The Collected Works of T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)

The Collected Works of T. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia)
Seven Pillars of Wisdom + The Mint + The Evolution of a Revolt + Complete Letters (Including Translations of The Odyssey and The Forest Giant)

by T. E. Lawrence

  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release : 2017-06-28
  • Pages : 2616
  • ISBN : 8075836529
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Musaicum Books presents to you this carefully created collection of T. E. Lawrence aka the Lawrence of Arabia. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Thomas Edward Lawrence (1888-1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat. He was renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign, and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916-18. The breadth and variety of his activities and associations, and his ability to describe them vividly in writing, earned him international fame as Lawrence of Arabia. Throughout his life, Lawrence was a prolific writer. A large portion of his output was epistolary; he often sent several letters a day. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is an account of his war experiences. In 1919 he had been elected to a seven-year research fellowship at Oxford, providing him with support while he worked on the book. In addition to being a memoir of his experiences during the war, certain parts also serve as essays on military strategy, Arabian culture and geography, and other topics. Lawrence re-wrote Seven Pillars of Wisdom three times; once "blind" after he lost the manuscript while changing trains at Reading railway station. The Mint is a memoir of his experiences as an enlisted man in the Royal Air Force (RAF). It concerns the period following the First World War when Lawrence decided to disappear from public view. He enlisted in RAF under an assumed name, becoming 352087 Aircraftman Ross. The book is a closely observed autobiographical account of his experiences. He worked from a notebook that he kept while enlisted, writing of the daily lives of enlisted men and his desire to be a part of something larger than himself: the Royal Air Force. Table of Contents: Seven Pillars of Wisdom The Mint The Evolution of a Revolt Translations: The Odyssey The Forest Giant Letters (1915-1935)

Lawrence Of Arabia

Lawrence Of Arabia
A Book

by B. H. Liddell Hart

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2009-06-16
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN : 0786748230
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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T. E. Shaw, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, was one of the most romantic, heroic, and enigmatic figures of his day. The subject of myth and hagiography, he was equally accomplished in several fields -- as archaeologist, diplomat, writer, and soldier -- and he worked throughout World War I and after in the Middle East in efforts to promote independent Arab states. His autobiography Seven Pillars of Wisdom is one of the greatest works of its kind. The esteemed military historian B. H. Liddell Hart wrote this study of Lawrence in order to pierce the clouds of legend. He discussed Lawrence's Oxford days, his experiences as an intelligence officer in Egypt, and in particular the tactics of guerrilla warfare he practiced so effectively against the large Turkish armies during World War I. Liddell Hart was one of the few to give Lawrence his full justice as both a man and a brilliant soldier. Long out-of-print, this book unravels the many puzzling features of Lawrence's story and restores him to his proper place as one of the twentieth century's heroic, but very human, figures.

The Biography Book

The Biography Book
A Reader's Guide to Nonfiction, Fictional, and Film Biographies of More Than 500 of the Most Fascinating Individuals of All Time

by Daniel S. Burt

  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 2001
  • Pages : 629
  • ISBN : 9781573562560
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that identify and assess the biographical materials available on over five hundred notable historical figures, listing autobiography and primary sources, recommended biographies and juvenile biographies, other biographical studies, biographical novels, fictional portraits, and biographical films and theatrical adaptations.

The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia

The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia
A Book

by Phillip Knightley,Colin Simpson

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 1970
  • Pages : 333
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Thomas Edward Lawrence, CB, DSO (16 August 1888[5]? 19 May 1935), known professionally as T.E. Lawrence, was a British Army officer renowned especially for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab Revolt against Ottoman Turkish rule of 1916?18. The breadth and variety of his activities and associations, and his ability to describe them vividly in writing, earned him international fame as Lawrence of Arabia, a title which was used for the 1962 film based on his World War I activities."--Wikipedia.

Hero

Hero
The Life & Legend of Lawrence of Arabia

by Michael Korda

  • Publisher : Aurum
  • Release : 2011-03-24
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN : 1845138376
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Michael Korda’s Hero is an epic biography of the mysterious,Englishman whose daring exploits made him an object of intense fascination, known the world over as ‘Lawrence of Arabia. An Oxford Scholar and archaeologist, T.E. Lawrence was sent to Cairo as an intelligence officer in 1916 and vanished into the desert in 1917. He united and led the Arab tribes to defeat the Turks and eventually capture Damascus, an adventure he recorded in the classic Seven Pillars of Wisdom. A born leader, utterly fearless and seemingly impervious to pain and danger, he remained modest, and retiring. Farsighted diplomat, brilliant military strategist, the first media celebrity, and acclaimed writer, Lawrence was a visionary whose achievements transcended his time: had his vision for the modern Middle East been carried through, the hatred and bloodshed that have since plagued the region might have prevented. The democratic reforms he would have implemented as British High Commissioner of Egypt, are those the Egyptians are now demanding, 91 years later. Ultimately, as this magisterial work demonstrates, Lawrence remains the paradigm of the hero in modern times.

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
The Man and the Motive

by Anthony Nutting

  • Publisher : Signet Book
  • Release : 1961
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Stirring, definitive story of the complex intrigues, power struggles, skirmishes and battles in which the now legendary figure became involved.

27 Articles

27 Articles
A Book

by T. E. Lawrence

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2017-08
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1501182005
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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27 Articles is Lawrence of Arabia’s classic set of guidelines on military leadership in the Middle East. The 100th anniversary edition features a new introduction by foreign policy expert John Hulsman and a new afterword from CBS News President David Rhodes, addressing the articles’ lasting lessons. In 1916, T.E. Lawrence was deployed to the Arabian Peninsula to aid with the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire. It was the middle of World War I and the British command was throwing its weight behind the long-rebellious southern territories of the Ottoman Empire. Lawrence had extraordinary success fighting alongside the coalition of Arab revolutionaries, and his story has since become legend. Worried that Lawrence would die on the battlefield and that his knowledge would vanish with him, British command asked Lawrence to write out a series of guidelines on his own tactics and teachings. 27 Articles, the text of Lawrence’s guidelines, has become required reading for military leaders. Lawrence’s deployment was the West’s first modern involvement in war in the Middle East, and his campaign held myriad lessons for future generations. Despite being a century old, the articles are deeply prescient on the challenges America has faced in its wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Terse and to the point, Lawrence’s articles begin on the battlefield but their value extends well beyond, into the fields of management, leadership, and business. On the 100th anniversary of 27 Articles’ original publication, foreign policy John Hulsman and CBS News President David Rhodes now speak to the articles’ ongoing importance, outlining the wisdom they hold for political, military, and business leaders on into the future.

The Diary Kept by T. E. Lawrence While Travelling in Arabia During 1911

The Diary Kept by T. E. Lawrence While Travelling in Arabia During 1911
A Book

by T. E. Lawrence

  • Publisher : Bnpublishing.Com
  • Release : 2008-07
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : 9789562916370
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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WITH LAWRENCE IN ARABIA - The Recorded Adventures of T.E. Lawrence in Arabia

WITH LAWRENCE IN ARABIA - The Recorded Adventures of T.E. Lawrence in Arabia
A Book

by Lowell Thomas

  • Publisher : Abela Publishing Ltd
  • Release : 2020-06-02
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 883539435X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Herein are the facts of the story of T.E. Lawrence and his adventures and achievement in Arabia, collated by Lowell Thomas (April 6, 1892 – August 29, 1981) and his cameraman Harry Chase who traveled with T E Lawrence during 1917 and 1918. In Thomas’ own words: “To do this I must turn back the pages of time to the days when, accompanied by my photographic colleague, Mr. Harry A. Chase, and two other assistants, I left America to gather information and secure a pictorial record of the various phases of the struggle that was then in progress all the way from the North Sea to far-off Arabia. We had set forth early in 1917 and were expected to return at the end of a year or so to help in the work of stimulating enthusiasm for the Allied cause. First we went to the Western Front, but the trenches had little to inspire the American public. We then went to Italy where he heard of General Allenby's campaign against the Ottoman Empire in Palestine. We travelled to Palestine as an accredited war correspondent, where in late 1917 we met Capt. T. E. Lawrence in Jerusalem. It is from this point on I began to collect the pieces of the story of Allenby’s conquest of the Holy Land, and the hitherto unknown story of Lawrence and the war in the Land of the Arabian Nights, which was later dramatised in the film “Lawrence of Arabia.” During the time that Mr. Chase and I were in Arabia, I found it impossible to extract information from Lawrence himself regarding his own achievements. He insisted on giving the entire credit to Emir Feisal and other Arab leaders, and to his fellow-adventurers, Colonel Wilson, of the Sudan, Newcombe, Joyce, Dawney, Bassett, Vickery, Cornwallis, Hogarth, Stirling, etc., all of whom did magnificent work in Arabia. So to them I went for much of my material, and I am indebted to various members of this group of brilliant men whom General Clayton used in his Near Eastern Secret Corps. Eager to tell me of the achievements of their quiet, scholarly companion, they refused to say much about themselves, although their own deeds rivaled those of the heroes of “The Arabian Nights.” However, there are others infinitely better qualified than I to give the world a full account of the Arabian Revolution. But it is to Lawrence himself that we must look for the inside story of the war in the Land of the Arabian Nights. 10% of the profit from this book will be donated to charities. Yesterday’s Books for Today’s Charities. =============== KEYWORDS/TAGS: Lawrence of Arabia, Action and adventure, Allenby, Arabia, Bassett, campaign, Captain, Harry Chase, Clayton, Colonel T. E. Lawrence, Cornwallis, Dawney, Eastern, Emir, Empire, Feisal, film, General, heroes, Italy, Jerusalem, Joyce, Lowell Thomas, nitroglycerine, Palestine, Revolution, Sudan, train, travel, trenches, tulips, Turkish, world war 1, Arabian Knights, Lost Civilizations, Archaeologist, Soldier, Cult, Blood of Mohammed, Jeddah, Mecca, Desert Tribes, Battles, Abu El Lissal, Capture, King Solomon, Ancient Seaport, Red Sea, Seil El Hasa, Train-Wrecker, Milk of War, Auda Abu Tayi, Bedouin, Black Tents, Camel, Abdullah the Pock-Marked, Ferraj and Daoud, Eye for an Eye, Tooth for a Tooth, Rose-Red City, Half as Old as Time, Bedouin Battle, City of Ghosts Enemy Lines, Disguise, Hoax, Trojan Horse, Cavalry, Naval Engagement, Last Great Raid, Ottoman Empire , Damascus, Treachery, Secret Corps, Joyce & Co, Knights of the Air, Battle of Paris, Escape Death, Feisal and Hussein, Flee, London, King in Bagdad, Secret of Success

Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia
The 30th Anniversary Pictorial History

by L. Robert Morris,Lawrence Raskin

  • Publisher : New York ; Toronto : Doubleday
  • Release : 1992
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Two years in the making and the winner of seven Academy Awards, David Lean's screen classic Lawrence of Arabia has been seen and enjoyed by millions since 1962. Specially compiled for the film's 30th anniversary, this volume provides, for the first time, an account of this film's remarkable genesis, artistry, and influence.

Lawrence of Arabia’s Secret Dispatches during the Arab Revolt, 1915–1919

Lawrence of Arabia’s Secret Dispatches during the Arab Revolt, 1915–1919
A Book

by Fabrizio Bagatti

  • Publisher : Pen and Sword Military
  • Release : 2021-08-30
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1399010190
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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T. E. Lawrence’s dispatches during the Arab Revolt have been published before, but only in an edited and incomplete form, as they were printed for a strictly limited wartime readership in the Arab Bulletin. Now, in this scholarly edition, they are published in full for the first time. They give us a direct inside view of his dealings with the Arab leaders and show us how he presented them to his superiors in Cairo. These wartime writings reveal vividly his impressions of the periods he spent in the desert and the conditions he found there, and they record how the Arab uprising developed and how he became increasingly involved in it. They make fascinating reading for, in his sometimes outspoken way, he reported on the military potential of the Arab fighters and recommended how they should be supported in their struggle against the Ottoman empire. This new collection of his dispatches is a valuable addition to the literature on Lawrence for it allows readers to trace the course of the revolt as he wrote about it at the time. They are printed in chronological order with full explanatory notes. The editor Fabrizio Bagatti provides a perceptive introduction which sets them in their wartime context, fills in the military and political background to the strategic situation in the Middle East and describes Lawrence’s important role as an intermediary between the Arabs and the British.