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Behind the Lawrence Legend


, £25.00. Oxford University Press, 284pp, 35 ills. In page notes and refs. Bibliog., index, ISBN978-0-19-880227-3 Philip Walker In the brief introductory chapter to Seven Pillars of Wisdom, TE Lawrence noted “In reality I never had any office amongst the Arabs; was never in charge of the British mission with them”. Of the 46 fellow he names, 5 h…

‘Lawrence of Arabia: Man, Movie and Myth’ with Dr John Peaty FRGS FRHistS


Lawrence was probably the most remarkable officer to have served in the British Army during the Great War. Today he is probably the most famous. Yet it is now difficult to separate the man from the myth. What most people know about Lawrence and the Arab Revolt is derived from an epic movie, which is great cinema but poor history. A British officer…