The World and I

World and I is an encyclopedic journal that includes world news; developments in science, the arts and philosophy; book reviews; and photo essays. Since it was founded in 1986, it is printed monthly. The journal is published by Washington Times Corp.Subjects for World and I include science; literature and literary reviews; food and cooking; art; travel and tourism; politics; philosophy; music and musical instruments; drama and theatre. The editor is Steve Osmond.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 3, March

Alvarez, Julia: Vermont Writer from the Dominican Republic
Although born in New York, writer Julia Alvarez spent the first ten years of her life in her family's home in the Dominican Republic under Trujillo's rule. Her father's involvement in underground attempts to remove the dictator from power led to the...
Bornholm: Denmark's Easternmost Baltic Reach
Bornholm, the "Pearl of the Baltic", lies about 100 miles from Copenhagen but only about 25 miles southeast of southern Sweden. So, anyone glancing at the map without much knowledge of Scandinavian history would be likely to ask "Why is this island...
Dayamani Barla: A Study in Grit and Determination
Not many would dare to take on the might of Arcelor Mittal, the $124.9 billion global steel giant. But then 38-year old Dayamani Barla is made of sterner stuff. As convener of Adivasi Moolvaasi Asthitva Raksha Manch (AMARM), Dayamani Barla is leading...
Magical Marquesas, Polynesia's Lost Paradise
Aboard the Aranui 3: Stand on the deck after midnight, and his ghost is there. Under a star-strewn sky in the middle of an eternity called the South Pacific, the bow wave cuts the black sea and the wild spirit of the artist Paul Gauguin rages. The...
The Mongols of Kanas, China
In the far northwestern corner of China, a tiny cultural minority almost unknown to the outer world, lies in a valley where time has stopped. The Tuvan Mongol village of Hemu is a throwback to another era, when mankind lived in close harmony with the...
The Roman Carnival of Caravaggio
His name was Michelangelo Merisi, but maybe you know him as "Caravaggio." The talent and artistry of Merisi Caravaggio (1573-1610) are legendary in the history of painting. And almost as legendary is his reputation for a violent lifestyle, but more...