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Gertrude Bell, from her personal papers.

Elizabeth Burgoyne

Gertrude Bell, from her personal papers.

by Elizabeth Burgoyne

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Published by E. Benn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.9.B39 B8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6243615M
    LC Control Number58003415
    OCLC/WorldCa401767

    The Gertrude Bell Project based at Newcastle University Library Gertrude Bell Biography also Gertrude Bell on her translations of Hafiz Works by or about Gertrude Bell in libraries (WorldCat catalog) Archival material relating to Gertrude Bell listed at the UK National Register of Archives Rory Stewart in the New York Review of Books on Parents: Sir Hugh Bell, 2nd Baronet, Maria Shield Bell.   Her prolific letters, diaries, and intelligence position papers, no less than her eight books and her magnum opus, Review of the Civil Administration of Mesopotamia, make .

      Gertrude Bell's great-great-grandfather was a Carlisle blacksmith, and her great-grandfather began the first alkali factory and iron foundry at : Georgina Howell. 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’s brilliant career at Oxford, where she took a first in history in , was followed by some time spent in Tehrān, where her uncle Sir Frank Lascelles was British ing to the political and intellectual salons in England and Europe for a decade, she did not until embark on the career of Arabian activities that made her famous. Gertrude Margaret Lothian Bell () was an English author, "traveller" and political officer who influenced the formation of Iraq, when, in , that state gained independence from the United a memorial service for her in , at the Royal Geographic Society, she was called the most powerful woman in the British Empire after the First World War, the "uncrowned queen of Iraq.


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A ferociously independent-minded young woman leaves Oxford and experiences the desert for the first time. A few years later oil is discovered in Mesopotamia.4/5.

Gertrude Bell. From her Personal Papers by Elizabeth Burgoyne and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Gertrude Bell: From Her Personal Papers Volume 2 of Gertrude Bell, from Her Personal Papers, Elizabeth Burgoyne: Author: Elizabeth Burgoyne: Publisher: Ernest Benn, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: pages:.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burgoyne, Elizabeth. Gertrude Bell, from her personal papers, London, E. Benn [] (OCoLC)   Gertrude Bell's funeral, Baghdad, 12th July Photo: Gertrude Bell Archive, Newcastle University.

How someone died is not always relevant to how they lived; but in the case of Gertrude Bell, I believe that the circumstances of her death tell us a great deal about how she felt about her own life - which in turn casts light on a whole host of.

The book on Gertrude Bell is a fascinating history of the dynamics of Europe, the decline of the Ottoman Empire, and the evolving countries in the MidEast during World War 1. The first part of the book details the upbringing of Gertrude Bell, her family and the unique education & the people & places that inspired her to explore a part of the /5().

The first part of the book details the upbringing of Gertrude Bell, her family and the unique education & the people & places that inspired her to explore a part of the world that was tribal and certainly a mystery to the rest of the by: The Papers.

The Gertrude Bell Papers comprise Gertrude's personal correspondence, diaries and miscellaneous items, such as Review of the Civil Administration of Mesopotamia (), notebooks, obituaries, lecture notes and miscellaneous reports, memoranda and cuttings.

Gertrude Bell (Washington Hall, 14 luglio Baghdad, 12 luglio ) è stata un'archeologa, politica, scrittrice e agente segreto britannica. Svolse un'attività segreta di sostegno alla Rivolta Araba, in supporto al fondamentale ruolo di Lawrence d'Arabia, durante la prima guerra mondiale.

Many letters not included in Lady Bell’s collection have been taken from Gertrude Bell: From her Personal Papers, Volume 1, –, and Volume 2, –, edited by Elizabeth Burgoyne.

Both volumes were published by Ernest Benn Limited, London, in T. : Penguin Publishing Group. Gertrude Bell: from her personal papers. -- Author: Burgoyne, Elizabeth. Publication info: London: E.

Benn, [] Format: Book. Gertrude Bell has 71 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gertrude Bell’s most popular book is A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert.

Author of The letters of Gertrude Bell, The Letters (Travel Library), Ich war eine Tochter Arabiens, Gertrude Bell from her personal papers. Hardcover. Condition: Fair.

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Gertrude Bell from Her Personal Papers, by Elizabeth Burgoyne. Ernest Benn & Brown cloth in rather tired d/j's. Volume One, pp with 15 pages of b/w plates. Volume Two, pp.

Gertrude Bell, vividly told and impeccably researched by Georgina Howell, is a richly compelling portrait of a woman who transcended the restrictions of her class and times, and in so doing, created a remarkable and enduring legacy/5(19).

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Born today inBritish explorer, diplomat and accomplished archaeologist Gertrude Bell has been described as "the female Lawrence of Arabia." Read about her extraordinary : Wendy Mead. Howell brings the 'female Lawrence of Arabia' to life through judicious selections from Bell's massive public writings and personal papers Bell comes across as a compassionate, erudite quasi-diplomat worthy of great admiration * Kirkus Reviews * A fascinating glimpse at [Bell's] larger-than-life personality Timely and timeless/5().

The remarkable life of Gertrude Bell offers invaluable lessons on the state of Iraq today, says Rachel Aspden Rachel Aspden Sat 2 Sep Author: Rachel Aspden. Gertrude Bell: Her Life, Work, and Legacy. Call for papers. Click hereLetters from Baghdad.

Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle 21st th April Click here. Teaching with Gertrude Bell. Discover our new teaching packs for Key Stage and Key Stage pupils.

Click here. Get involved. Follow @GertrudeBellArc.Editor Howell (Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations, ) brings the "female Lawrence of Arabia" to life through judicious selections from Bell’s massive public writings and personal papers.

Howell has arranged the text of her anthology by subject, ranging from Bell's talents as a poet and a linguist to her skills as a Author: Gertrude Bell, Georgina Howell. Her mother died early on, and Gertrude grew up largely under the watchful eye of her enlightened French stepmother, Florence.

Restless, uneasy with the debutante’s role, Bell, a brilliant, rebellious student, craved a mission in life and found solace in climbing mountains, studying archaeology and learning : Georgina Howell.