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Gertrude Bell, 1868-1926

Hill, Stephen.

Gertrude Bell, 1868-1926

a selection from the photographic archive of an archaeologist and traveller

by Hill, Stephen.

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Published by Department of Archaeology, The University of Newcastle upon Tyne in Newcastle upon Tyne .
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  • Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, -- 1868-1926.

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    StatementStephen Hill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19546180M

      Gertrude Bell (–) was one of the first women to be made a Commander of the British Empire. Her statesmanship paved the way for the creation of an independent Iraq. Georgina Howell (editor) wrote the acclaimed biography Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of : Penguin Publishing Group. This book of 'Persian Pictures' is the first published work of Gertrude Bell (–), the celebrated traveller, archaeologist, Orientalist and supporter of Arab independence. She first visited Persia in , when a relative by marriage was British minister there, and Author: Gertrude Bell.

      Safar nameh. Persian pictures; Item Preview Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, Publication date Publisher London, R. Bentley and son Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Second edition published under title: Persian pictures. This book seeks to re-evaluate the life and legacy of Gertrude Lowthian Bell (–), the renowned scholar, explorer, writer, archaeologist and British civil servant. In 12 chapters, written by a number of international scholars, Iraqi and British, it examines her role in shaping British policy in the Middle East in the first part of the 20th century, her views of the cultures and.

      Gertrude Bell was a writer, traveller, linguist, archaeologist and probable spy. She explored and mapped parts of the Middle East, influenced British imperial policy-making in the region and played an important part in the founding and administration of modern Iraq after the First World War. She died in her sleep in of an apparent overdose. Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell was born on 14 July in Washington Hall, County Durham, England to Sir Hugh Bell, 2nd Baronet, and Mary Shield Bell. She had one brother, Sir Maurice Hugh Lowthian Bell, a half-brother, Reverend Hugh Lowthian Bell and two half-sisters, Florence Elsa Richmond and Mary Katherine Trevelyan, OBE.


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Bell, Gertrude Lowthian Persian pictures by Gertrude Lowthian Bell (Book) 53 "By the standards of any age, the life of Gertrude Bell () was extraordinary. During her travels 1868-1926 book the Middle East, she rode with bandits; was captured by Bedouins; and sojourned in a harem. Turning away from the privileged world of the "eminent Victorians," Gertrude Bell () explored, mapped, and excavated the world of the Arabs.

Recruited by British intelligence during World War I, she played a crucial role in obtaining the loyalty of Arab leaders, and her connections and information provided the brains to match T. E Cited by: In this hefty, thoroughly enjoyable biography of Gertrude Bell (–), English journalist Howell describes her subject as not only "the most famous British traveler of her day, male.

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Review of the Civil Administration of MesopotamiaCited by: Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (14 July – 12 July ) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, and archaeologist who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her extensive travels in Parents: Sir Hugh Bell, 2nd Baronet, Maria Shield Bell.

GERTRUDE BELL by Georgina Howell archaeologist and author, an early proponent of Arab self-determination. Along with T.E. Lawrence, Bell (–) was instrumental in Gertrude Bell Arab tribes against their Turkish oppressors; indeed, she is credited with helping to forge the nation of Iraq at the end of World War I.

Author: Georgina Howell. Professionally, Bell triumphed, and was accepted as an authority on the Middle East. Her love life, however, as well as relationships with her own family, fell short. If you want to entreat yourself to an adventure of a female "Indiana Jones", I recommend this book.

Even if you don't care for Gertrude Bell's character, you will not forget by:   Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content The desert and the sown by Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Pages:   Gertrude Bell () Queen of the Desert is a historical and biographical drama (based on a true story) about the unusual life of Gertrude Bell.

Here is some basic information about it:Author: Torben Retboll. Gertrude Bell () Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell was born into a wealthy family at Washington New Hall in what was then County Durham. Initially home-schooled she later attended school in London, eventually gaining a first-class pass in Modern History (degree.

Desert Qu: The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabiaeen by Janet Wallach Turning her back on her privileged life in Victorian England, Gertrude Bell (), fired by her innate curiosity, journeyed the. Gertrude Bell Archive Having most relevance for research in Archaeology, History, Politics and Travel, the books and papers of Gertrude Bell () were given to Newcastle University Library by Gertrude's half-sister, Lady Richmond, although part of the Doughty-Wylie correspondence came from St.

Anthony's College, Oxford/5. 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 [ ]. Series 2: Gertrude Bell ( – ) Archaeologist, explorer, diplomat, spy. These are words not often used to describe the career of one person, let alone a woman of the early 20 th century. Turning her back on her privileged life in Victorian England, Gertrude Bell (), fired by her innate curiosity, journeyed the world and became fascinated with all things Arab.

Traveling the length and breadth of the Arab region, armed with a love for its language and its people, she not only produced several enormously popular books. The book under review is the most recent of numerous biographies of Gertrude L. Bell (), one of the most famous (British) women of her generation.

It is admittedly difficult to do justice to Bell’s many achievements, which include an excellent translation of Persian poetry, some of the best travel writing, exploration, archaeology. Gertrude Bell was a British writer, archaeologist and political officer best known for helping to establish modern Iraq after World War I.

Synopsis Gertrude Bell was born on Jin Born: Gertrude Bell Mountaineer Archeaologist Photographer Explorer. Gertrude Bell’s journals capture the remarkable experiences of an extraordinary and ultimately historically significant woman, in an era when most women stayed near their homes and husbands.

Born into a wealthy British family inGetrude never married or had. This is a major re-evaluation of the life and legacy of Gertrude Lowthian Bell (), the renowned scholar, explorer, writer, archaeologist, and British civil servant.

The book examines Gertrude Bell's role in shaping British policy in the Middle East in the first part of the 20th century, her views of the cultures and peoples of the region, and her unusual position as a woman occupying. Gertrude Bell () Edwardian England's Loudest Advocate for Iraq.

If you own the book, you get access to over 5, images of concept art, reference imagery, On Gertrude’s side, the tones are green, and there’s many signs of lush greenery and life. Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (14 July – 12 July ) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, spy and archaeologist who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her knowledge and contacts, built up through extensive travels in Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and Arabia.

Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Desert Queen Janet Wallach Gertrude Bell () had thrice failed and received the consolation prize, a trip to Teheran to visit her uncle, the British envoy there.

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