Seven Pillars of Wisdom Pdf

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Number of page: 774
Author: T. E. Lawrence
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 9781480442672
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The classic account of war and adventure in the Middle East that transformed T. E. Lawrence into Lawrence of Arabia Originally intended as a study of the great cities of the Middle East, Seven Pillars of Wisdom is T. E. Lawrence’s masterful account of the Arab Revolt of 1916–18. As a liaison officer for the British Forces in North Africa, Lawrence advised local tribesmen in their rebellion against the Ottoman Turks. He fought alongside future king Emir Faisal and played a crucial role in convincing rival Arab leaders to coordinate their efforts.   A fascinating blend of autobiography, military history, and adventure story, Seven Pillars of Wisdom is a towering literary achievement befitting the man known around the world as Lawrence of Arabia.   This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

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About The Author

T. E. Lawrence (1888–1935) was a British diplomat, archaeologist, and soldier whose adventures during the Arab Revolt of 1916–18 are recounted in his classic autobiography, Seven Pillars of Wisdom (1922), and in the iconic film Lawrence of Arabia (1962), starring Peter O’Toole.

  • patties911patties911
    911 A very interesting account of how and why the middle east got carved up into the states that are currently in power told by the person who was central to the events. Before the world knew him as
  • robertsgirlrobertsgirl
    LibraryThing Review Written between 1919 and 1926, this text tells of the campaign aganist the Turks in the Middle East, encompassing gross acts of cruelty and revenge, ending in a welter of stink and corpses in a Damascus hospital.Superb book. Must read.
  • lrileylriley
    LibraryThing Review A great book. Beautifully written. Chronicles the WW I desert campaign that he helped to organize and in some respects lead. Like my previous review of Malaparte’s Kaputt (WW II) the prose is elegant
  • mwlrhmwlrh
    LibraryThing Review If you want to understand the genesis of the modern Middle East and the attentive problems of today, this is a great book to start with. T.E. Lawrence writes with the fluidity of a poet, even if the
  • JBreedloveJBreedlove
    LibraryThing Review An excellent account of Lawrences years in Arabia. Well written and full of insights. Many of the politically incorrect type.
  • meegeekaimeegeekai
    LibraryThing Review This is a tough read but one of the most interesting books on the Middle East you will ever read. This is the book that the movie, Lawrence of Arabia, was based on. What is interesting is, like the
  • benjaminorbachbenjaminorbach
    LibraryThing Review Beyond the insights and history, this book is beautifully written.
  • PghDragonManPghDragonMan
    LibraryThing Review This book belongs on the bookshelf of any student of World Politics and / or Middle East Politics in particular. Despite the passing of the years, little has changed, other than some arbitrary borders
  • diocletiandiocletian
    LibraryThing Review Reportedly Army officers have been watching THE MOVIE for advice on how to make the Arabs win. Boys you may be about 5 years behind the curve here – most of THE BOOK is about how to help the Arabs
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