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A Prince of Our Disorder

The Life of T. E. Lawrence

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$39.00 • £33.95 • €35.95

ISBN 9780674704947

Publication Date: 04/01/1998

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624 pages

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  • Preface, 1998
  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Family Background and Childhood
    • 1. Chapmans and Lawrences
    • 2. Childhood and Adolescence
    • 3. Lawrence and His Family: The Burden of Illegitimacy
  • Part 2: Youth
    • Introduction
    • 4. Literary Influences
    • 5. Crusader Castles
    • 6. Lawrence at Jesus College, 1907–1910
    • 7. The First Trip to the Middle East, 1909
    • 8. Lawrence at Carchemish
    • 9. The Epic Dream and the Fact of War
  • Part 3: The War Years, 1914–1918
    • Introduction
    • 10. The Background of the Arab Revolt
    • 11. Two Years in Cairo, 1914–1916
    • 12. The Course of the Arab Revolt
    • 13. The Capture of Damascus
    • 14. The Achievements of “Aurens”
    • 15. The Question of Motivation
    • 16. Lawrence the Enabler
    • 17. The Conflict of Responsibility
    • 18. The Heroic Legend and the Hero
    • 19. The Shattering of the Dream
  • Part 4: The Political Years, 1918–1922
    • Introduction
    • 20. Arab Self-determination and Arab Unity
    • 21. Leaving Damascus Behind
    • 22. At the Paris Peace Conference
    • 23. Return to England: London and All Souls
    • 24. Lawrence and Churchill: The Political Settlements in the Middle East
  • Part 5: The Years in the Ranks, 1922–1935
    • 25. The Service Years: An Overview
    • 26. Ross: The First RAF Enlistment
    • 27. The Years in the Tanks
    • 28. Cranwell
    • 29. India
    • 30. Mount Batten
    • 31. “Boats, Boats, Boats”
    • 32. Retirement and Death
  • Part 6: Further Dimensions
    • 33. Intimacy, Sexuality and Penance
    • 34. Lawrence Assayed
  • Appendix: Twenty-Seven Articles
  • Chapter Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Copyright Acknowledgments
  • Index

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