Children of Gebelawi by Naguib Mahfouz, translated from the Arabic (1962) with translator's introduction, pp. ix + 355, Heinemann Educational Books, 1981; cited by my title, with four other works, in Nobel Prize press release, 1988.

  First American edition, offset, Three Continents Press, Washington DC, 1988.

  Second American edition, revised as Children of Gebelaawi, pp. 368, Three Continents Press, 1990.

  Third American edition, with new introduction, pp. xii + 368, Three Continents Press, 1995.

  Fourth American edition, completely revised in the light of new findings concerning the printed texts and with an expanded introduction, pp. xxiv + 495, Passeggiata Press 1997.


  Growing against the grain; UK forest policy, Council for the Protection of Rural England, 1987.


  Unfolding Islam pp. xiii + 252, Ithaca Press, Reading (hardback) 1994; Garnet Publishing, Reading (paperback) 1995.



Chapters contributed to books


  'Islamic Law as a factor in grazing management', Proceedings of the First international Rangeland Congress, Denver 1978.


  'Meaning in Human Ecology' chapter in Human ecology a gathering of perspectives edited by Richard Borden, Society for Human Ecology, Bar Harbor, 1987.


  'The ecology of famine' chapter in Famine, pp.139-161, edited by G A Harrison, Oxford University Press, 1988.


  'Le développement et l'évolution personnelle', chapter in Arguments pour une Méthode, pp. 143-147, edited by Daniel Bougnoux et al., Editions du Seuil, 1990.


  'Life between greenhouse and icebox', chapter (pp. 23-40) in Dirty Words: Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution, edited by Hannah Bradby, Earthscan, London 1990.


  'Afforestation in Algeria.' Afforesta­tion; policies, planning and progress, pp 92-104, edited by Alexander Mather, Belhaven Press, London, 1993.


  'Survival in Cultural Evolution: the case of Islam.' Survival and Religion, pp. 247-71, edited by Vernon Reynolds and Eric Jones, Wiley, 1995.


  ‘Eddies in the Flow: towards a universal ecology.’ Where Next? Reflections on the Human Future, edited by Duncan Poore, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 2000.


  ‘For love of the living planet: towards an ecological morality.’



Articles in Journals


  'Quotient pluviothermique et dégradation biosphérique.' Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Afrique du Nord, vol. 59, Algiers, 1969.


  'Erosion a social problem.' Ceres, vol. 3 no. 3, May-June 1970, FAO Rome.


  'Cupressus dupreziana, threatened conifer of the Sahara.' Biological Conservation, vol. 2, 1970.


  'Un nouveau climagramme pour l'Algérie.' Bulletin de la Société d'Histoire Naturelle d'Afrique du Nord, vol 65, pp. 239-252, Algiers 1974.


  'Algerian peasantry at the crossroads; fight erosion or migrate.' Restricted circulation as Discussion Paper of the Institute of Development Studies, No. 69, University of Sussex, 1975.


  'Erosion in the Weather Machine.', Commonwealth Forestry Review, vol.55 (2), June 1976.


  'Forestry for carbon dioxide fixation.', Commonwealth Forestry Review, vol. 57(4), December 1978.


  'Forests for What?' Y Coedwigwr no. 31, 1978/9; republished in Hungarian in Az Erdö, January 1982.


  'Le genre Nothofagus et son utilisation dans la silviculture britannique.' Revue Forestière Française, vol. 31, pp.473-482, 1979.


  'Coppice with standards, a system for the future.' Common­wealth Forestry Review, vol. 59 (2), June 1980; republished in Coevolution Quarterly, no. 30, summer 1981.


  'Shredding trees in modern Britain.', Quarterly Journal of Forestry, no. 75 pp. 148-153.


  'Forestry, Agriculture and Land Husbandry.' Commonwealth Forestry Review, vol. 60 (1) pp. 29-34, March 1981


  'Matthew Arnold's Tree.', The Arnoldian vol.9 (1) pp. 17-24, 1981.


  'Forests and the Atmosphere.' Trees (special number pp. 95-104), June 1982.


  'Tudor Standards.' Quarterly Journal of Forestry, no. 76 pp. 95-104, 1982.


  'Trees for the Falkland Islands.' Commonwealth Forestry Review, vol. 61 (3), pp. 219-225, 1982.


  'Human ecology, the peculiar science of a peculiar mammal.' Bulletin of the British Ecological Society, vol.13 (4) pp. 159-163, 1982   


  'Culture in the Evolution of Evolution.' Coevolution Quarterly, no.37, pp. 46-48, spring 1983.


  'Towards a new world pattern of land use.' Brunel Lecture 1983 to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Land Use Policy, vol. 1 (2), pp. 99-111, March 1984.


  'British forest policy; time for a change?' Land Use Policy, vol. 2 (1) pp. 16-29, 1985.


  'Choosing priorities in forest management; the dubious case for state control.' CERES, vol. 18 (2) pp. 14-24, April 1985.


  'Education in human ecology.' Human ecology Bulletin, vol 1 (1), pp. 5-8, 1986.


  ‘Counting partners.’ Nature vol.342, p.849, 21/28 Dec. 1989


  'Allegory through the Computing Class; Sufism in Dewdney's Planiverse.' The Sufi, issue 9 pp. 26-30, spring 1991.


  Awlad Haratina, a tale of two Texts.’ Arabic and Middle Eastern Literatures, 4(1), pp. 37-42, 2001.


  ‘A new look at the abundance of the elements.'  Education in Chemistry, vol. 40(1), pp. 23-4, Jan. 2003.


  ‘Naguib Mahfouz: récits et codes culturels’ (book review in French), Middle Eastern Literatures 6(2) July 2003.


  ‘A new image of the Periodic Table.’  Education in Chemistry, vol. 41(6), pp. 156-8, Nov. 2004.


  ‘A century on from Dmitrii Mendeleev: tables and spirals, noble gases and Nobel prizes.’ Foundations of Chemistry, vol. 9, pp. 235-245, Sept. 2007.


  ‘Charles Janet: unrecognized genius of the periodic system.’ Foundations of Chemistry, vol. 12, pp. 5-15, April 2010’






Chemical Galaxy: a new Vision of the Periodic Table of the Elements, published privately, 2005.  Described in Nature vol. 433, p.461, Feb.2005.


Chemical Galaxy II: a new Vision of the Periodic System of the Elements, published privately, 2007.