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Gertrude Bell by Susan Goodman

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Published by Berg in Leamington Spa [Warwickshire], Dover, NH .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Middle East

Subjects:

  • Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926.,
  • Women Orientalists -- Biography.,
  • Colonial administrators -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Colonial administrators -- Middle East -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementSusan Goodman.
SeriesBerg women"s series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS61.7.B37 G66 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 122 p. :
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2534284M
ISBN 100907582680, 0907582869
LC Control Number85015024

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