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Lawrence of Arabia: Excavating a Legend Dr Neil Faulkner Tuesday 10 March 2020

This  lecture will contrast the legend of Lawrence of Arabia with the true story of what happened in the famous desert war 1916 to 1918. Is the legend a myth? Was Lawrence a liar and a charlatan? Or was he, in fact, a brilliant military commander and a sincere advocate of the Arab national cause?