The Resource Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson

Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson

Label
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
Title
Lawrence in Arabia
Title remainder
war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
Statement of responsibility
Scott Anderson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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.
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2014.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2013.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10175487
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Anderson, Scott
Dewey number
  • 940.41241
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lawrence, T. E.
  • Great Britain
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soldiers
  • Middle East
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
Label
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
577 pages
Isbn
9780385532921
Lccn
2012049719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(Sirsi) a790983
Label
Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East, Scott Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
577 pages
Isbn
9780385532921
Lccn
2012049719
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(Sirsi) a790983

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