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    DescriptionIn his classic book, T.E. Lawrence--forever known as Lawrence of Arabia--recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages, he joined and went on to lead the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Turks while the rest of the world was enmeshed in World War I. With its richly detailed evocation of the land and the people Lawrence passionately believed in, its incisive portraits of key players, from Faisal ibn Hussein, the future Hashemite king of Syria and Iraq, to General Sir Edmund Allenby and other members of the British imperial forces, "The Seven Pillars of""Wisdom" is an indispensible primary historical source. It helps us to understand today's Middle East, while giving us thrilling accounts of military exploits (including the liberation of Aqaba and Damascus), clandestine activities, and human foibles.

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    Seven Pillars of Wisdom
    A Triumph
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) T. E. Lawrence
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 672
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    ISBN 13: 9780385418959
    ISBN 10: 0385418957

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    LC classification: D568.4 .L4 1991
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    Edition statement
    Illustrations note
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
    Imprint name
    Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
    Publication date
    01 July 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
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    The monumental work that assured T.E. Lawrence's place in history as "Lawrence of Arabia." Not only a consummate military history, but also a colorful epic and a lyrical exploration of the mind of a great man who helped shape the Middle East as it exists today.