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I first read Desert Queen about 12 years ago, and just finished reading it again. The book is so poignant -- to timely -- I would love to see more people read it, especially now... Read morePublished 2 days ago by P. B. E.
Gertrude Bell was an exceptional woman--a story well documented by wallach. one of my favorite books recently
great background for expanding one's understanding of current... Read more
amazing look into the background of what is now Iraq
This book has different audiences : the reader of biographies of early twentieth century women and a reference book for authentic origins of modern Iraq. Read morePublished 12 days ago by marIe
Astounding that Britain had the same issues in Iraq that the U.S. faced after the Iraq war.
This book is a testament to how a single personality can determine the fate... Read more
I have read many books about this period and I thought I had a good understanding of the region and it's history. Well Janet Wallach opened some doors and I'm onece again humbled. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Alex Adelson
This book sheds light on the recent history and tribal conflicts in Iraq. By now is a great time to read it. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Pamela Thomas