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Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain - 2014 - Authors, English - No preview available
This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. In 1914 Vera Brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at ...

From Beirut to Jerusalem

Thomas L. Friedman - 2010 - Political Science - Limited preview
This revised edition of the number-one bestseller and winner of the 1989 National Book Award includes the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's new, updated epilogue. One of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From ...

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

Jeremy Wilson - 1990 - History - Snippet view
Biography of T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).

A Prince of Our Disorder: The Life of T. E. Lawrence

John E. Mack - 1976 - Archaeologists - No preview available
When this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography first appeared in 1976, it rescued T. E. Lawrence from the mythologizing that had seemed to be his fate. In it, John Mack humanely and objectively explores the relationship between Lawrence's inner life ...

Lawrence, the Uncrowned King of Arabia

Michael Asher - 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
Discusses how T.E. Lawrence became Lawrence of Arabia and changed the history of the Middle East

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern ...

Scott Anderson - 2013 - History - No preview available
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 ...

The Nabataeans: Builders of Petra

Dan Gibson - 2004 - History - No preview available
Every year thousands of tourists visit the spectacular city of Petra, the ancient capital of the Nabataean Empire. Here massive monuments have been carved out of the ancient Jordanian mountains. Hundreds of magnificent tombs looked down on a city ...

A Gateway from the Eastern Mediterranean to India: The Red Sea in Antiquity

Marie-Françoise Boussac, Jean-François Salles, Maison de l'Orient méditerranéen-Jean Pouilloux (Lyon, France) - 2005 - India - No preview available
Interdisciplinary studies about the connections between India and the Mediterranean world in antiquity have been growing in the last few decades. These have followed a range of approaches. This book focuses on one segment of the maritime world ...

Historical Atlas of Islam

Malise Ruthven, Azim Nanji - 2004 - History - Limited preview
The historical evolution of Islam is explained in this detailed reference, which chronicles the history of the religion from the birth of Mohammed to the independence of former Soviet Muslim States, covering a wide variety of themes including ...

The Nabataeans: A Brief History of Petra and Madain Saleh

David W. Tschanz - 2012 - History - No preview available
The Nabataeans were ancient peoples of Arabia, whose civilization was headquartered at Petra, 'the rose red city half as old as time'. Their loosely controlled trading network covered the borderland between Syria and Arabia, from the Euphrates to ...