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Lawrence of Arabia: The Authorised Biography of T. E. Lawrence is a book by Jeremy Wilson about the noted historic figure T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), who helped lead the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I.How long were Lawrence of Arabia's papers kept secret?
This is an extremely long and thorough biography of T.E. Lawrence - better known as Lawrence of Arabia. The author had access both to Lawrence's private papers as well as the British government's official papers on his exploits, which inexplicably were kept under security seal for 50 years.Was William Maclean commissioned to write about Lawrence of Arabia?
In Sam Spiegel by Natasha Fraser-Cassavoni, claim is made that MacLean was commissioned to write about Lawrence of Arabia to create interest MacLean wrote adventure stories, often centered on WWII events and sometimes reflecting his naval experience.What was Lawrence's best work on the Middle East?
Much of Lawrence's best work was trying to make sense and order from the nomadic Arab tribes. He made a good attempt, but even in 1919, the organization of nation states in the Middle East was a Sisyphean task and remains so. The book has three parts.