In A Sea Of Knowledge: British Arabists In The Twentieth Century by Leslie McloughlinIn A Sea Of Knowledge: British Arabists In The Twentieth Century by Leslie Mcloughlin

In A Sea Of Knowledge: British Arabists In The Twentieth Century

byLeslie Mcloughlin

Hardcover | January 11, 1999

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This lively and original study looks at the remarkable story of British Arabists from 1900 to the new millennium. It examines Lawrence of Arabia, Abdullah Philby, and the lady who knew them both well, Gertrude Bell. Women Arabists appear at many stages of the story as do an extraordinary range of characters, from diplomats and archaeologists to journalists and explorers. After examining the roles of British Arabists throughout the century, the author provides much food for thought by showing how closely involved Arabs and Muslims have become in British life in the third millennium.
Leslie McLoughlin has been using Arabic since 1960 and has had an intimate involvement with universities teaching Arabic in Britain, in the United States and in the Arab world itself. He has interpreted for HM The Queen and several Prime Ministers and has personal knowledge of much of the story and many of the personalities dealt with ...
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Title:In A Sea Of Knowledge: British Arabists In The Twentieth CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:January 11, 1999Publisher:Garnet PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0863722881

ISBN - 13:9780863722882

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