Syria: The Desert and the Sown (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)

4.05 avg rating
( 140 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781780766911: Syria: The Desert and the Sown (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

"You may rely upon one thing - I'll never engage in creating kings again; it's too great a strain."Gertrude Bell - traveller, scholar, archaeologist, spy - was one of the most powerful figures in the Middle East in the 20th century. With T.E. Lawrence, she was a significant force behind the Arab Revolt and was responsible for creating the boundaries of the modern state of Iraq, as well as installing the Hashemite dynasty, with Faisal I as king, in Iraq and Transjordan. Her knowledge of the Arab world was forged through decades of travel and the relationships she built across Arabia with tribal leaders and kings, who referred to her as Umm al Mu'mineen, or Mother of the Faithful. In the winter of 1906, she undertook an often dangerous journey through Greater Syria - Damascus, Jerusalem, Beirut, Antioch and Alexandretta - and her portrait of the landscapes, people and customs of a part of the world that very few had explored at the time is now a classic of travel writing. Bell's Syria illuminates a region that continues to preoccupy us today as well as portraying the unique life of a remarkable, still-controversial and ultimately tragic woman.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections
such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact,
or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,
have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works
worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
++++

The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification:

++++
Syria: The Desert & The Sown

Gertrude Lowthian Bell

E. P. Dutton and company, 1907

Syria

About the Author:

Gertrude Bell, CBE (1868-1926) was a writer, traveller, political officer, archaeologist and spy who helped forge the boundaries of the modern Middle East. Also published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks: Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780860684961: The Desert and the Sown (Virago Travellers)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0860684962 ISBN 13:  9780860684961
Publisher: Virago, 1985
Softcover

9781142109677: Syria: The Desert and the Sown

Nabu P..., 2010
Softcover

9781850770626: Syria: The Desert and the Sown

Darf P..., 1984
Hardcover

9781297666933: Syria: The Desert & the Sown

Andesi..., 2015
Hardcover

9781142173876: Syria: The Desert & the Sown

Nabu P..., 2010
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bell, Gertrude
Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 1780766912 ISBN 13: 9781780766911
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Mediaoutlet12345
(Springfield, VA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tauris Parke Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 1780766912 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next!. Seller Inventory # SWATI2122700400

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.04
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.08
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Bell, Gertrude
Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks (2016)
ISBN 10: 1780766912 ISBN 13: 9781780766911
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1780766912

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.12
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.08
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Bell, Gertrude
Published by I B Tauris & Co Ltd (2016)
ISBN 10: 1780766912 ISBN 13: 9781780766911
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description I B Tauris & Co Ltd, 2016. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. new edition. 331 pages. 7.75x5.25x1.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # zk1780766912

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
20.12
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Bell, Gertrude
Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks (2016)
ISBN 10: 1780766912 ISBN 13: 9781780766911
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111780766912

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
37.69
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Gertrude Bell
Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks (2016)
ISBN 10: 1780766912 ISBN 13: 9781780766911
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2016. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1780766912

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
39.92
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.52
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Gertrude Bell
Published by Tauris Parke Paperbacks (2016)
ISBN 10: 1780766912 ISBN 13: 9781780766911
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1780766912n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
80.81
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds