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The Resource Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918, James Barr

Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918, James Barr

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Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918
Title
Setting the desert on fire
Title remainder
T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918
Statement of responsibility
James Barr
Title variation
Setting the desert on fire
Title variation remainder
T.E. Lawrence and Britains secret war in Arabia, 1916-1918
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the role played by T. E. Lawrence in helping British efforts to shape the Middle East during World War I, tracing the political maneuvers and military actions that led to the expansion of British power and influence in this important region
Biography type
contains biographical information
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233574
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.415092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916-1918
Label
Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918, James Barr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The French arrive
  • This was the man
  • Crisis over Rabigh
  • Turning point
  • Wajh
  • The first railway raids
  • Differences over tactics
  • Fighting for us on a lie
  • Stalemate in the Hijaz
  • Triumph at Aqaba
  • Key figures in this book
  • The impact of Aqaba
  • Impolitic truths
  • Difficult times
  • Gaza and Yarmuk : victory and failure
  • Dara or Azrak : where was Lawrence? (15/21 November 1917)
  • The Balfour declaration and its aftermath
  • Fighting de luxe
  • New conditions
  • A complete muck-up
  • Preparing for the push
  • Maps
  • Holding operations
  • The dara raid
  • The road to Damascus
  • A house with no door
  • Epilogue
  • A note on the text
  • Prologue
  • A clear-thinking hatchet man
  • Will this do?
  • The uprising starts and stutters
  • The blame game begins
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780393060409
Lccn
2007039274
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn154706833
Label
Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918, James Barr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The French arrive
  • This was the man
  • Crisis over Rabigh
  • Turning point
  • Wajh
  • The first railway raids
  • Differences over tactics
  • Fighting for us on a lie
  • Stalemate in the Hijaz
  • Triumph at Aqaba
  • Key figures in this book
  • The impact of Aqaba
  • Impolitic truths
  • Difficult times
  • Gaza and Yarmuk : victory and failure
  • Dara or Azrak : where was Lawrence? (15/21 November 1917)
  • The Balfour declaration and its aftermath
  • Fighting de luxe
  • New conditions
  • A complete muck-up
  • Preparing for the push
  • Maps
  • Holding operations
  • The dara raid
  • The road to Damascus
  • A house with no door
  • Epilogue
  • A note on the text
  • Prologue
  • A clear-thinking hatchet man
  • Will this do?
  • The uprising starts and stutters
  • The blame game begins
Dimensions
cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
p.
Isbn
9780393060409
Lccn
2007039274
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn154706833

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