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The Hejaz Railway: Faith, Conflict, and Afterlife

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter focuses on the Hejaz Railway. The Hejaz Railway is a unique archaeological and anthropological object, created for different reasons by various financial means from across the Muslim ... More


Guerrillas and the ‘Sultan’s Mule’

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter addresses how the First World War revitalised the Hejaz Railway, but not always as the new Turkish government, their German allies, or the British could have foreseen. No one could have ... More


Beyond the Railway: Conflict Landscapes of the Arab Revolt

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0010
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This concluding chapter provides a summary of the discoveries of the Great Arab Revolt Project (GARP) from the conflict landscape of the Hejaz Railway. A decade in the desert revealed the ... More


Archaeology, Material Worlds, and the Arab Revolt

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter looks at how the timely development of an interdisciplinary archaeology (modern conflict archaeology) of the First World War from the late 1990s offered a comprehensive and nuanced way ... More


Conflict on Jebel Sherra: Ma’an to the Blockhouse

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter explores the town of Ma’an, the largest and most sophisticated conflict landscape of the Arab Revolt in the Great Arab Revolt Project (GARP) study area. It is the site of the largest ... More


Khirbeh: Altneuland

Yfaat Weiss

in A Confiscated Memory: Wadi Salib and Haifa's Lost Heritage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231152266
eISBN:
9780231526265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152266.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter connects the “beginning” and “ending” of the neighborhood of Wadi Salib. In the early twentieth century, the construction of the Hejaz railway and the railway station at Haifa’s eastern ... More


‘Belly of the Beast’: Abdullah’s Fort to Batn al-Ghoul

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter examines the complex site of Batn al-Ghoul Station, in all probability spanning the prehistoric to modern periods due to its strategic location half-way between the high plateau and ... More


Forts, Stations, and Ancestors: Wadi Rutm to Tel Shahm

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter focuses on Wadi Rutm Station and Tel Shahm Station. Tel Shahm Station and its landscape is characterized by several types of militarization—tent-ring campsites, a fortified hilltop and ... More


Concealment, Raiding, and Ambush: Tooth Hill to Hallat Ammar

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter looks at the Tooth Hill campsites, which were a grail of modern conflict archaeology, as they preserved the faintest traces of military activity in a vast and hostile desert, and others ... More


Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Nicholas J. Saunders

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This book explores the once-hidden conflict landscape along the Hejaz Railway in the desert sands of southern Jordan. Built at the beginning of the twentieth century. This railway track stretched ... More


Into the Ghost-land

Nicholas J. Saunders

in Desert Insurgency: Archaeology, T. E. Lawrence, and the Arab Revolt

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198722007
eISBN:
9780191895746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722007.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter describes the arrival of the Great Arab Revolt Project (GARP) archaeologists at the derelict Hejaz Railway—GARP’s main study area—which snakes across the deserts and wadis of southern ... More


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