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Book recommendations

"Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph" by T.E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence was born in England in 1888, studied archeology, and worked in Turkey and the Middle East. From 1916 to 1918 he supported the Arabs as a British agent in the struggle against the Turks.

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"Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorized Biography of T.E. Lawrence" by Jeremy Wilson

T. E. Lawrence was born in England in 1888, studied archeology, and worked in Turkey and the Middle East. From 1916 to 1918 he supported the Arabs as a British agent in the struggle against the Turks.

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"Cities of Salt" by Abdelrahman Munif

The very interesting and informative novel describes the change of Saudi Arabia from the beginning of the discovery and development of oil.

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Movie recommendations

"Lawrence of Arabia"

The movie is based on the book by T.E. Lawrence.

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"Lawrence of Arabia: The Battle for the Arab World"

The movie is based on the book by Jeremy Wilson.

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"Queen of the desert"

Gertrud Bell was born in England in 1868, studied and wanted to escape from the confines of her home. She is sent to her uncle for Teheran, where she begins to love the desert and the people, who lived there. She becomes an intermediary between the tribes and the British Empire. Based on their recommendations, the states in the Middle East are formed in the 19th century.

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