Family Fictions in Canadian Literature: Six Essays, Six Stories, Three Poems : Proceedings of the Conference on the Theme of the Family in Canadian Writing, University of Waterloo, May, 1987

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Peter Hinchcliffe
University of Waterloo Press, 1988 - Literary Criticism - 150 pages
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John Ducker was in the British Overseas Civil Service in Aden and the Protectorate from 1960 to 1967. He was then with the World Bank, working especially on Africa, but also Afghanistan and Romania. Since 1992 he has carried out a number of consultancies for the Bank and UNDP in Central Asia focusing on the management of foreign assistance and investment.
Peter Hinchcliffe is an Honorary Fellow of Edinburgh University where he teaches Middle East History and Politics. His first career was with the British Overseas Civil Service in Aden and the Federation of South Arabia which provides the background to and inspiration for Without Glory in Arabia. He also served in the British Diplomatic Service as, amongst other positions, British Ambassador to Kuwait, High Commissioner in Zambia and Ambassador to Jordan. His other publications include Jordan: A Hashemite Legacy, Conflicts in the Middle East since 1945.
Maria Holt is a Research Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Democracy, University of Westminster. She has a long involvement in Middle East politics, both as an academic and a lobbyist, and has published a number of books and articles on Arab Muslim women and violent conflict.

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