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How Lonely Sits The City – Part I

A Survey in Two Parts of the Human Impact of Agricultural Development from Prehistoric to Contemporary Times as seen from the Village of Shush-Daniel on the Khuzestan Plain of Southwest Persia Contents Part One: 10,000 to 640 B.C. – Bedouin. PartTwo: Le Temoin

A Doctrine For Revolution

June 12, 1970 Introductory note: The central, developing theme of previous articles in my study has been that if the governments of the poor nations cannot solve their problems of overpopulation and the social dislocation of the agricultural revolution, many of the world’s

Sketches Of The Green Revolution – Part IV

Part Four: The Harvest A study in four parts of the human impact of the new seeds and methods of cultivation in Ghungrali-Rajputan, a prosperous farming village on the Punjab Plain in Northwest India The tractor and the huge red cutting machine came

Sketches Of The Green Revolution – Part III

A study in four parts of the human impact of the new seeds and methods of cultivation in Ghungrali-Rajputan, a prosperous farming village on the Punjab Plain in Northwest India Part Three: Jats And Harijans:The Bullock Cart Race On the afternoon of 12th

Sketches Of The Green Revolution – Part II

A study in four parts of the human impact of the new seeds and methods of cultivation in Ghungrali-Rajputan, a prosperous farming village on the Punjab Plain in Northwest India Part Two: The Seeds Of ChangeGreen Revolution Everyone said Basant Singh, the richest

Sketches Of The Green Revolution – Part I

A Study of the Human Impact of the New Seeds and Methods of Cultivation in Ghungrali-Rajputan, a Prosperous Village on the Punjab Plain in Northwest India Part One: Charan As a team of oxen are we drivenBy the ploughman, our teacherBy the furrows

The Thorn

A Play in Eleven Scenes Ludhiana, Punjab April 8, 1970 Home is the place whereWhen you go thereThey have to take you in From Robert Frost’s “Death of the Hired Man” (Introductory note: The Punjab plain, a vast expanse of flat, fertile wheat

India Revisited

New Delhi February 15, 1970 Pick your step carefully down a crushed cinder path bordered with pink rosebushes that somehow survive the cold north India winter. A patch of sparse green lawn and bare sandstone platform set into a desiccated plain, sunny, brown

Riders Together

A Morning’s Journey on December 31, 1969, into the Lagoon at Grand Gaube, a Fishing Village at Cap Malheureux on the Southern Indian Ocean Island of Mauritius Cast of Characters Octavius Antonius Marie (Octave), age 27 An unemployed Creole stone mason who has

Mauritius: A Sense of Apocalypse

Gap Malheureux January 2, 1970 To the island of Mauritius and the fishing settlements along its rocky northernmost extreme of Cap Malheureux dawn comes gently. The sky grays over the stars of the southern hemisphere and the pale, late moon grows insubstantial and

A Tale Of Three Cities

Stuttgart March 31, 1968   Mr. Wilkins is an Alicia Patterson Fund award winner on leave from The Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington.  This article may be published, with credit to Mr. Wilkins The Tacoma News Tribune, and the Alicia Patterson Fund. Question:

The German Officer: Commitments Old and New

Kiel Federal Republic Of Germany February 23, 1968   Mr. Wilkins is an Alicia Patterson Fund award winner, on leave from THE TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE, Tacoma, Washington. This article may be published without special permission. “Whom, then, should the young officer take as

Building New Bridges

RemagenFederal Republic of Germany January 15, 1968   Mr. Wilkins is an Alicia Patterson Fund award winner, on leave from The Tacoma News Tribune. Permission to publish this article may be sought from The Managing Editor, The Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington. The

German Universities: The Pressure For Change

BonnFederal Republic Of Germany December 24, 1967   Mr. Wilkins is an Alicia Patterson Fund award winner, on leave from The Tacoma News Tribune. Permission to publish this article may be sought from The Managing Editor, The Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington. Rudi

The German Right: Old Nazis Call Upon Youth

Remagen Federal Republic Of Germany November 19, 1967   Mr. Wilkins is an Alicia Patterson Fund award winner, on leave from The Tacoma News Tribune. Permission to publish this article may be sought from The Managing Editor, The Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington.

Squeezing The Social Democrats

Bonn November 13, 1967   Mr. Wilkins is an Alicia Patterson Fund award winner, on leave from The Tacoma News Tribune. Permission to publish this article may be sought from The Managing Editor, The Tacoma News Tribune, Tacoma, Washington. The vote was 441