Volume 51 Issue 7 July 2001

Deir Mar Musa

Penny Young reviews the painstaking recreation of an ancient Syrian monastery.

History Challenge

Bamber Gascoigne tells how he overcame his aversion to history and took on the whole world as his subject

The History of Deforestation

Michael Williams continues our series on History and the Environment by considering how long humans have been making ever-growing inroads into forests.