New PDF release: Alarms And Excursions In Arabia (1931)

By Bertram Thomas

Bertram Sidney Thomas was once an English civil servant who's the 1st documented Westerner to move the Rub' al Khali (Empty Quarter). He was once additionally a scientist who practiced craniofacial anthropometry.
He used to be born in tablet close to Bristol and expert at Trinity university, Cambridge. After operating for the Civil provider within the basic submit workplace, he served in Belgium in the course of international warfare I earlier than being published to the Somerset mild Infantry in Mesopotamia (now Iraq) among 1916 and 1918. He was once appointed as Finance Minister and Wazir to the Sultan of Muscat and Oman (now Oman), a submit he held from 1925 to 1932. during this means, he undertook a few expeditions into the wilderness, and it used to be inside this era that he turned the 1st ecu to move the Rub' Al Khali from 1930 and 1931.

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