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Gertrude Bell: The Uncrowned Queen of Iraq, Part 2

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: Middle Eastern history, Asian history, biographies, 19th century, women, 20th century

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