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The Penetration of Arabia

The Penetration of Arabia
A Record of the Development of Western Knowledge Concerning the Arabian Peninsula

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Middle East and Asia Minor

  • Date Published: December 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108042185

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  • The archaeologist D. G. Hogarth (1862–1927) was, when he died, keeper of the Ashmolean Museum and president of the Royal Geographical Society. During the First World War he was acting director of the Arab Bureau in Cairo, where he was instrumental in launching the Arab Revolt, in which T. E. Lawrence, a protégé of his, played so prominent a part. This book, published in 1904 as the Hejaz railway was being built, is a summary of earlier explorations in the Arabian peninsula, by both Muslim and European travellers. Hogarth's first visit to Arabia was not made until 1916, when he travelled to Jeddah with £10,000 in gold to finance the revolt; this book is instead based on his extensive reading of travel literature, included in a bibliography for each chapter. It is thus interesting for its historiographical analysis as well as a background to Hogarth's subsequent political involvement with the region.

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    • Date Published: December 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108042185
    • length: 484 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.61kg
    • contains: 32 b/w illus. 22 maps
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Prefatory note
    Note on orthography
    Part I. The Pioneers:
    1. Before exploration
    2. Niebuhr in Yemen
    3. Pilgrims in Hijaz
    4. The Egyptians in Nejd
    5. The Egyptians in the southwest
    6. The unknown south
    7. The unknown north
    Part II. The Successors:
    8. Western borderlands
    9. Southern borderlands
    10. Eastern borderlands
    11. The central north
    12. The centre
    13. The central south
    14. Unknown Arabia
    15. Summary
    Index.

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