How couldst thou take such journeys into fanatic Arabia? - Charles M. Doughty, Passages from Arabia Deserta So C.W.R. Long begins his memoir with a quotation from Doughty and answers it affirmatively and with enduring enthusiasm and affection. He tells his story of over thirty years life and work in the Muslim world. He begins at Cambridge, and his career follows the turns and twists of history through Libya, Iran, Lebanon, Syria, the Sudan, Turkey, the UAE, Qatar and Jordan and, above all, Iraq, a country he continues to regard with the utmost affection, understanding and concern.
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