Behind the Lawrence Legend

Behind the Lawrence Legend

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Behind the Lawrence Legend - TE Lawrence's supporting cast: the folks that did the actual work but were overlooked by history

In the introductory chapter of T E Lawrence’s Seven Pillars of Wisdom is a paragraph containing a list of names of others who worked to facilitate the “Arab Revolt”. Lawrence’s comment that they "also did their best" is a monumental understatement. Philip Walker’s extensively researched Behind the Lawrence Legend aims to tell their story.

This comprehensive and scholarly yet very readable book puts Lawrence’s role into perspective and balances the picture of events in the...
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