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Bagpipes in Babylon: A Lifetime in the Arab World and Beyond Glencairn Balfour Paul

Bagpipes in Babylon: A Lifetime in the Arab World and Beyond

Glencairn Balfour Paul

Published February 21st 2006
ISBN : 9781845111519
Hardcover
329 pages
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In his long and distinguished career in the Arab world, Glencairn Balfour Paul witnessed momentous changes in the region. Bagpipes in Babylon describes the colorful experiences of his working life including a face-to-face meeting with the youngMoreIn his long and distinguished career in the Arab world, Glencairn Balfour Paul witnessed momentous changes in the region. Bagpipes in Babylon describes the colorful experiences of his working life including a face-to-face meeting with the young Saddam Hussein, his acquaintance with Wilfred Thesiger, his friendship in Beirut with Kim Philby, and his close relations with King Hussein of Jordan.