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Seven Pillars of Wisdom : A Triumph (Reissue) (Paperback) (T. E. Lawrence)

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In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages, he joined and went on to lead the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Turks while the rest of the world was enmeshed in World War I. With its richly detailed evocation of the land and the people Lawrence passionately believed in, its incisive portraits of key players, from Faisal ibn Hussein, the future Hashemite king of Syria and Iraq, to General Sir Edmund Allenby and other members of the British imperial forces,The Seven Pillars ofWisdom is an indispensible primary historical source. It helps us to understand today’s Middle East, while giving us thrilling accounts of military exploits (including the liberation of Aqaba and Damascus), clandestine activities, and human foibles.
The monumental work that assured T.E. Lawrence's place in history as "Lawrence of Arabia." Not only a consummate military history, but also a colorful epic and a lyrical exploration of the mind of a great man who helped shape the Middle East as it exists today.
Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 672
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: T. E. Lawrence
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 1991
TCIN: 11395465
UPC: 9780385418959
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-5212
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