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

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W. W. Norton & Company,
Pub. Date:
2008.
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English
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Greed and intrigue combine explosively in this gripping tale of how the mercurial Lawrence of Arabia changed the Middle East forever.
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9780393060409
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table_of_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.
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title Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918
title_display Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918
title_full Setting the desert on fire : T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918 / James Barr
title_short Setting the desert on fire :
title_sort setting the desert on fire te lawrence and britain's secret war in arabia, 19161918
title_sub T.E. Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia, 1916/1918