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The Desert and the Sown Travels in Palestine and Syria by Gertrude Bell

The Desert and the Sown Travels in Palestine and Syria


The Desert and the Sown Travels in Palestine and Syria by Gertrude Bell

About the Author

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (1868-1926) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, archaeologist and spy who explored and mapped Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and Arabia. Along with T. E. Lawrence, Bell helped establish the Hashemite dynasties in what is today Jordan as well as in Iraq.

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Publication date

27th September 2008


Gertrude Bell

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Dover Publications Inc.


368 pages


Travel & holiday guides
Travel writing



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