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Description - With the Beduins by Gray Hill

Gray Hill was a distinguished Liverpool solicitor who, along with his wife, made a number of annual trips to Jordan, Palestine and Syria. First published in 1891, "With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented Parts of Syria" is the record of three of these trips, made in 1888, 1889 and 1890. The majority of the work deals with the situation of the Bedouin tribes of the region. A fourth and final section consists of folklore and stories from the oral tradition as recorded by Hill.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781859642191
ISBN-10: 1859642195
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 318
Imprint: Garnet Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gray Hill

Gray Hill, a nephew of the postal reformer Sir Rowland Hill, was a distinguished Liverpool solicitor. A great traveller, Hill owned property near Jerusalem and on one occasion was captured by Arabs. He had only just returned from the East when he died suddenly at Mere Hall, his home near Birkenhead, in 1914.