Syria - The Desert and The Sown (Paperback)

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Syria - The Desert and The Sown (Paperback)

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First published in 1919, "Syria - The Desert and The Sown" is an extensively-illustrated chronicle of Gertrude Bell's 1905 trip from Jericho to Antioch, which was under the control of warring Turkish tribes at the time. His fascinating and insightful account will appeal to those with an interest in Arabia at the start of the twentieth century and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Bell's wonderful work. Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (1868-1926) was an English writer, political officer, traveller, archaeologist, and administrator. She became an important policy-maker in the British Empire as a result of her extensive knowledge and contacts, which she built up through her numerous travels in Mesopotamia, Greater Syria, Asia Minor, and Arabia. T Other notable works by this author include: "Poems from the Divan of Hafiz" (1892), "The Desert and the Sown" (1907), and "Mountains of the Servants of God" (1910). This classic work is being republished now in a new edition with specially curated introductory material.
Product Details ISBN: 9781528715690
ISBN-10: 1528715691
Publisher: Read & Co. Books
Publication Date: May 27th, 2020
Pages: 367
Language: English