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The Resource Guerrilla leader : T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt, James J. Schneider ; foreword by Thomas E. Ricks

Guerrilla leader : T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt, James J. Schneider ; foreword by Thomas E. Ricks

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Guerrilla leader : T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt
Title
Guerrilla leader
Title remainder
T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt
Statement of responsibility
James J. Schneider ; foreword by Thomas E. Ricks
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reclaiming T. E. Lawrence from hype and legend, James J. Schneider offers a reexamination of this leader's critical role in shaping the modern Middle East. Just how did this obscure British junior intelligence officer, unschooled in the art of war, become "Lawrence of Arabia" and inspire a loosely affiliated cluster of desert tribes to band together in an all-or-nothing insurgency against their Turkish overlords? The answers have profound implications for our time as well. Blowing up trains and harassing supply lines, Lawrence drove the Ottoman Turks to distraction and brought the Arabs to the brink of self-determination. But his success hinged on more than just innovative tactics: As he immersed himself in Arab culture, Lawrence learned that a traditional Western-style hierarchical command structure could not work in a tribal system. Weaving quotations from Lawrence's own writings with the histories of his greatest campaigns, Schneider shows how this stranger in a strange land evolved over time into the model of the self-reflective, enabling leader who eschews glory for himself but instead seeks to empower his followers.--From publisher description
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Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10020369
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Schneider, James J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Lawrence, T. E.
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Command of troops
  • Arab countries
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T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt
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Guerrilla leader : T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt, James J. Schneider ; foreword by Thomas E. Ricks
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
838189
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 328 pages
Isbn
9780553807646
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010054141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780553807646
  • (OCoLC)694283223
Label
Guerrilla leader : T. E. Lawrence and the Arab revolt, James J. Schneider ; foreword by Thomas E. Ricks
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
838189
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 328 pages
Isbn
9780553807646
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010054141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780553807646
  • (OCoLC)694283223

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