British policy in the middle east was in some confusion, with London backing the Arabs to rise against the Turks, while the British Indian government regarded them as ripe for imperial takeover.
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This text details Stark's attempt to reach the buried site of Shabwa; this failed when she experienced an angina attack and was rescued by the RAF
. Harry St John Philby
became the first...
In 1946, her Western Arabian photos were used by the Naval Intelligence Division of the Admiralty
in London in the Middle East Intelligence Handbooks 1943-1946. Other non-academic contributors to the Handbooks included Harry St John Philby
Both of them continued to be great travellers, together or separately. A visit which RF
planned to Yemen (again in the guise of Khadija) in 1922 was supposed to lead on to a crossing of...