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Gertrude Bell: The Uncrowned Queen of Iraq, Part 2


Members of the Mesopotamia Commission, including Gertrude Bell General Photographic Agency / Getty Images
Members of the Mesopotamia Commission, including Gertrude Bell General Photographic Agency / Getty Images

Part 2 of this series follows Gertrude Bell on her adventures after World War I begins. The British army asked her to help them retain their influence in the Middle East. But how did she get from there to helping found modern Iraq? Tune in to learn more.

Topics in this Podcast: Asian history, Middle Eastern history, Gertrude Bell, biographies, women, 20th century, 19th century