Tales From the Queen of the Desert

Tales From the Queen of the Desert

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Extracts from two of Bell's most compelling works of travel writing, Persian Pictures, and Syria: the Desert and the Sown, as well as some of her most fascinating letters. A woman far ahead of her time, Gertrude gained a first from Oxford at a time when very few subjects were even open to women. She went on to take an active interest in politics before embarking on her one-woman travels across the Middle East. She chronicled her journeys through Iraq, Persia, Syria, and beyond and her important diplomatic work, with characteristic wit and incisiveness.
Publisher: London [England] : Hesperus Press Limited, 2015.
ISBN: 9781843915478
1843915472
Branch Call Number: 915.69042 Bel
Characteristics: 281 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Bell, Gertrude Lowthian 1868-1926.

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