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Gertrude Bell.

M. R. Ridley

Gertrude Bell.

by M. R. Ridley

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Published by Blackie & Son in London, Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bell, Gertrude, -- 1868-1926.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13987853M

      Gertrude Bell - "The most powerful woman in the British Empire" The conservative historian David Pryce-Jones says that “those who marched in European capitals to .   Gertrude Bell's great-great-grandfather was a Carlisle blacksmith, and her great-grandfather began the first alkali factory and iron foundry at : Georgina Howell.

    Gertrude Bell (–) was an English explorer who travelled through the Middle East. Bell was interested in learning about the people and history of the region. She travelled around Mesopotamia, crossed the Syrian Desert and went up and down the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. An Ill-Fated Marriage - A Victorian - Desert Queen: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia - by Janet Wallach Books .

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Gertrude Bell by M. R. Ridley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gertrude Bell was a very, very interesting woman. This book could have been good, but bordered on hagiography. The author felt compelled to add every single detail of her research and the result is nearly very crowded pages. The writing was not that good, the author's background is 4/5.

The book on Gertrude Bell is a fascinating history of the dynamics of Europe, the decline of the Ottoman Empire, and the evolving countries in the MidEast during World War 1. The first part of the book details the upbringing of Gertrude Bell, her family and the unique education & the people & places that inspired her to explore a part of the world that was tribal and certainly a mystery to the rest of the Cited by: Gertrude Bell has 71 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Gertrude Bell’s most popular book is A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert. Looking for books by Gertrude Bell. See all books authored by Gertrude Bell, including The Desert and the Sown: The Syrian Adventures of the Female Lawrence of Arabia, and A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert, and more on The book on Gertrude Bell is a fascinating history of the dynamics of Europe, the decline of the Ottoman Empire, and the evolving countries in the MidEast during World War 1.

The first part of the book details the upbringing of Gertrude Bell, her family and the unique education & the people & places that inspired her to explore a part of the world that was tribal and certainly a mystery to the rest of the /5().

The Hafez Poems of Gertrude Bell: With the Original Persian on the Facing Page (Classics of Persian Literature) by Gertrude Bell () Jan 1, Paperback.

Start your review of Gertrude Bell: The Arabian Diaries, This is really a disappointment for many reasons. Bell's diary is full of romanized transliterations of Arabic words and phrases, many of which the editor leaves untranslated, and because the diction is apparently Arabic dialect, it's hard to find them in an Arabic dictionary/5.

If you want to discover Gertrude Bell's life, read this amazing book. She explored, mapped, and excavated the Arab world throughout the early twentieth played a crucial role in obtaining the loyalty of Arab leaders, and her connections and information provided the brains to match T.

Lawrence's by: Born today inBritish explorer, diplomat and accomplished archaeologist Gertrude Bell has been described as "the female Lawrence of Arabia." Read about her extraordinary : Wendy Mead. Reading Gertrude Bell's introduction and her wonderful notes on the poems was both a literary and history lesson.

I have located a modern copy to add to my library. The tri county bookmobile brought in the most extraordinary copy of this book, dated /5.

Gertrude Bell was precisely the kind of colonial administrator the Americans desperately needed in Fluent in Arabic and Persian, she had spent almost a decade before World War I.

Gertrude Bell, vividly told and impeccably researched by Georgina Howell, is a richly compelling portrait of a woman who transcended the restrictions of her class and times, and in so doing, created a remarkable and enduring legacy." there’s never a dull moment in the peerless life of this trailblazing character." - Kirkus Reviews/5(19).

Gertrude Bell was a British writer, archaeologist and political officer best known for helping to establish modern Iraq after World War : Roundabout Road by Gertrude Bell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gertrude Bell () is often dismissed simply as an intrepid lady explorer/amateur archaeologist: ‘The Daughter of the Desert or a kind of schoolgirl’s Lawrence of Arabia’, as H V F Winstone observes in his immaculately researched biography Gertrude Bell.

And yet, as Winstone demonstrates, such labels fail to do justice to her or to her [ ]. The remarkable life of Gertrude Bell offers invaluable lessons on the state of Iraq today, says Rachel Aspden Rachel Aspden Sat 2 Sep Author: Rachel Aspden.

Gertrude Bell, journey to the desert of are able to admire,through her description,the beautiful landscapes and the way of life of the various can also read about her detention at Hayil for several days by Ibn text,is so beautifully written,that the reader,has the impression of travelling,by the side of the author and explores with her,the desert,under the sun,the /5(6).

Her mother died early on, and Gertrude grew up largely under the watchful eye of her enlightened French stepmother, Florence. Restless, uneasy with the debutante’s role, Bell, a brilliant, rebellious student, craved a mission in life and found solace in climbing mountains, studying archaeology and learning : Georgina Howell.

Gertrude Bell, a woman of enormous heart and whirling head, of the book said, "Approved: all but the libellous, untruthful description of yourself." Very nice of Gertrude.' How she might have felt about the forthcoming book is difficult to gauge.

Explore books by Gertrude Bell with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £. Gertrude Bell, English traveler, administrator in Arabia, and writer who played a principal part in the establishment in Baghdad of the Hāshimite dynasty.

Gertrude Bell’s brilliant career at Oxford, where she took a first in history inwas followed by some time spent in Tehrān, where her.Gertrude Bell, vividly told and impeccably researched by Georgina Howell, is a richly compelling portrait of a woman who transcended the restrictions of her class and times, and in so doing, created a remarkable and enduring legacy.

" there’s never a dull moment in the peerless life of this trailblazing character." - Kirkus ReviewsCited by: Gertrude Bell’s books Gertrude Bell Average rating: 1, ratings reviews 71 distinct works • Similar authors/5.