The Resource Bell of the Desert : a Novel, Alan Gold, (ebook)

Bell of the Desert : a Novel, Alan Gold, (ebook)

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Bell of the Desert : a Novel
Title
Bell of the Desert
Title remainder
a Novel
Statement of responsibility
Alan Gold
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Language
eng
Summary
A grand historical novel about Gertrude Bell, one of the most influential women of the twentieth century. She was the most celebrated adventurer of her day, the brains behind Lawrence of Arabia, an adviser to kings and desert sheikhs, and the British government's secret weapon in WWI in the campaign against the Turks. A brilliant academic, mountaineer, explorer, linguist, politician, and towering literary figure, Gertrude Bell is the most significant unsung heroine of the twentieth century. Alan Gold's meticulously researched novel accurately opens history's pages on a peerless woman who broke all molds on how Victorian women were supposed to behave-socially, intellectually, and physically. Guiding the events of the day in open, sanctioned diplomacy and adventure all across the Middle East, her influence on the men at the vanguard of history, and her unparalleled skill in sculpting the pathways and influences of the English, French, and Arab allies on the region, all lead to perhaps her greatest achievement: single-handedly creating today's Iraq. Told as a biographical narrative of history, Alan Gold reveals that, more than any other single figure, it was this extraordinary woman who most determinedly fashioned the Arab world as we know it today
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1945-
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Gold, Alan
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Bell, Gertrude Lowthian
  • Arabists
  • Women archaeologists
  • Archaeologists
  • Colonial administrators
  • Tribes
  • Iraq
Target audience
adult
Label
Bell of the Desert : a Novel, Alan Gold, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631580239
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12270382
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remote
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12270382
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MWT12270382
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bell of the Desert : a Novel, Alan Gold, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781631580239
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12270382
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12270382
System control number
MWT12270382
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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