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

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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 young Saddam Hussein, his acquaintance with Wilfred Thesiger, his friendship in Beirut with Kim Philby, and his close relations with Kin...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published February 21st 2006 by I. B. Tauris (first published February 21st 2005)
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