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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.4/15092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D568.4
LC item number
.B37 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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 (p. [355]-362) and index
Contents
Key figures in this book -- Maps -- A note on the text -- Prologue -- A clear-thinking hatchet man -- Will this do? -- The uprising starts and stutters -- The blame game begins -- 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 -- 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 -- Holding operations -- The Dara raid -- The road to Damascus -- A house with no door -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn154706833
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 382 p.
Isbn
9780393060409
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007039274
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)154706833
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 (p. [355]-362) and index
Contents
Key figures in this book -- Maps -- A note on the text -- Prologue -- A clear-thinking hatchet man -- Will this do? -- The uprising starts and stutters -- The blame game begins -- 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 -- 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 -- Holding operations -- The Dara raid -- The road to Damascus -- A house with no door -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn154706833
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
x, 382 p.
Isbn
9780393060409
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007039274
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)154706833

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