Publi­ca­tions by Gertrude Bell

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• 1904: Sa­far Nameh. Per­sian Pic­tures. A Book of Travel (A re­sult of her stay in Iran in 1892-93). This was first pub­lished anony­mously, but reis­sued posthu­mously un­der her own name in 1928, with the shorter ti­tle of Per­sian Pic­tures. It was reprinted for a third edi­tion in 1947 by The Bou­verie Li­brary.

• 1897: Po­ems from the Di­van of Hafiz (Her Per­sian stud­ies led her to pub­lish trans­la­tions of an­cient Per­sian po­etry)

• 1907: The Desert and the Sown (from her trav­els through Syria to Cili­cia and Konya)

• 1909: The Thou­sand and One Churches (Her ex­plo­ration of Hit­tite and Byzan­tine sites, recorded jointly with Sir Wil­liam M Ram­sey. This re­mains the stan­dard work on early Byzan­tine ar­chi­tec­ture in Ana­to­lia)

• 1911: Amu­rath to Amu­rath (Her jour­ney from Aleppo down the Euphrates to Ukhaidir (Okayżer; then vir­tu­ally un­ex­am­ined in any se­ri­ous way), re­turn­ing to Asia Mi­nor via Bagh­dad and Mo­sul)

• 1914: The Palace and Mosque of Ukhaidir (A re­turn visit to Ukhaidir, re­sult­ing in an im­por­tant ar­chae­o­log­i­cal pub­li­ca­tion)

• 1917: The Arab of Me­sopotamia and a Bri­tish of­fi­cial re­port (White Pa­per) en­ti­tled Re­view of the Civil Ad­min­is­tra­tion of Me­sopotamia (1921).

• Her vo­lu­mi­nous letters, in se­lec­tion, were edited by her step­mother, Lady Bell, as The Letters of Gertrude Bell in two vol­umes in 1927 and reis­sued in 1947.

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