James Barr's book about Lawrence and the Arab revolt, Setting the Desert on Fire: TE Lawrence and Britain's secret war in Arabia 1916-18, was published in Britain in paperback this year. He will discuss travelling extensively in the Middle East and delving into the archives in London to do his research. This talk was delivered in the Australian War Memorial Telstra Theatre, November 27 2007, prior to the opening of the exhibition Lawrence of Arabia and the Light Horse.

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Tuesday 27 November 2007


James Barr