Lawrence - the Uncrowned King of Arabia

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Lawrence was a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician and manipulator, who deliberately turned his life into a conundrum. But who was the real man behind the masks? This work set out to solve this riddle and discovers a hero whose greatness owed as much to his weaknesses as to his strengths.
'The best life of Lawrence yet published' - "The Express". Lawrence was a brilliant propagandist, rhetorician and manipulator, who deliberately turned his life into a conundrum. But who was the real man behind the masks? Lawrence began the GreatWar as a map-clerk and ended it as one of the greatest military heroes of the 20th century. He altered the face of the Middle East, helped to lead the Arabs to freedom and formulated modern guerilla warfare. Yet he refused any honours and spent therest of his life in near obscurity. Desert explorer and Arabist, Michael Asher, set out to solve this riddle and discovers a hero whose greatness owed as much to his weaknesses as to his strengths.
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Weight 0.342000
Author Michael Asher
Availability POD
Department Biography
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780140258547
Pages 464
Published 28/10/1999
Publisher Viking
Section Biography
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