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desert and the sown

Foote, Mary Hallock

desert and the sown

by Foote, Mary Hallock

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin and Company in Boston, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Mary Hallock Foote.
ContributionsOliver Wendell Holmes Library Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.F739 D, PS1687 D
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 313, [1] p.
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6917031M
LC Control Number02014137

The Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and Syria (Kindle Edition) Published April 21st by Sharpe Books Kindle Edition, pagesCited by:   The Desert and the Sown by Gertrude Lowthian Bell, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5().

: Syria: The Desert and the Sown (Tauris Parke Paperbacks) () by Bell, Gertrude and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books 4/5(). OCLC Number: Notes: Also published under title: The desert and the sown. Includes index. Description: xvi, pages: illustrations, plates ; 21 cm.

: The Desert and the Sown: The Syrian Adventures of the Female Lawrence of Arabia () by Bell, Gertrude and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(). OCLC Number: Notes: Also published under title: The desert and the sown. Description: xvi, pages, [1] folded leaf of plates: illustrations, map ; 23 cm.


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A magnificent account of personal discovery and political history, this intriguing narrative traces Bell's sojourn through Lebanon, Syria, and : Dover Publications. Book description Athletic, intellectual and sensitive, even in her youth, Gertrude Bell was an ideal chronicler for a public fascinated by the Orient.

Blending descriptions of customs, communities, archaeology, agriculture, The Desert and the Sown () recounts a dramatic portion of her expedition across Syria. The Desert and the Sown book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This work has been desert and the sown book by scholars as being culturally import /5(2). The Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and SyriaPaperback Persian Pictures: From the Mountains to the Sea (Tauris Parke Paperbacks)Paperback Gertrude Bell Complete lettersPaperback A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert (Penguin Classics)Paperback4/5(3).

The Desert and the Sown book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital f /5. The Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and Syria by Bell, Gertrude and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “If you read Michael Scott Moore’s book, first clear your schedule, because you won’t put it down until you’ve finished it.

The Desert and The Sea is an astonishing and harrowing story, told with great humanity, by a writer who ventures where few will ever go.” (Susan Casey, author of Voices in the Ocean: A Journey Into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins)/5().

The Desert and the Sown is an account of those people Bell met or that accompanied her, showing what the world in which they lived was like and how it appeared to them, bringing to life the desert landscape and culture for a western world fascinated by the Orient/5(50).

The Desert and the Sown Gertrude Lowthian Bell Full view - Page ix - I desired to write not so much a book of travel as an account of the people whom I met or who accompanied me on my way, and to show what the world is like in which they live and how it appears to them.

And since it was better that they should, as far as possible. New paperback book copy of The Desert and the Sown: Travels in Palestine and Syria by Gertrude Bell. Dover () unabridged republication of he edition originally published by William Heinemann, London, pages.

/8 x /2 in. The Desert and the Sown is a chronicle, illustrated by over photos, of Bell's journey from Jericho to Antioch, a land of warring tribes under Turkish control. Gertrude Bell's work Syria, The Desert and the Sown is travel literature of the highest order. She wanted to tell the stories of the people she met on her tremendous adventure through an often-misunderstood land.

She found the inhabitants of Syria diverse and incredibly accepting of such diversity. One man could walk down the street veiled, while another could be almost. Find thousands of LDS books, movies, music and more.

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audio books by Jane Austen Author: Mary Hallock Foote. An advantage of Syria – The Desert and the Sown is that it doesn’t have the long academic descriptions of archeological sites that even I skim read. All in all, I loved both books, everything I loved most about Amarath to Amarath was in Syria – The Desert and the Sown.

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The title of the book is derived from Omar Khayyam: "The strip of herbage strown that just divides the desert from the sown." She undertook the journey described in this book inand declares her motivation in the first sentences: "To those bred under an elaborate social order few such moments of exhilaration can come as that which stands Cited by: