Contemporary Review

Founded in 1866, Contemporary Review is a scholarly journal published quarterly. Contemporary Review Company Ltd. owns and publishes this journal, and its editorial headquarters is in Oxford, United Kingdom.Contemporary Review covers a number of topics, including politics, international affairs, literature, art and art history. Its region and its audience are international. Dr. Richard Mullen is the editor; Dr. Alex Kerr is the managing editor; Dr. James Munson is the literary editor; and Anselma Bruce is the associate editor. James LoGerfo, Robin Findlay and Charles Foster are the editorial advisers.

Articles from Vol. 277, No. 1617, October

A Modern Rural Ride: Sussex
IN THE mid-1820s William Cobbett, variously farmer, soldier, bankrupt and Radical MP, rode through the English countryside noting the condition of agriculture and of the people. The southern counties that he visited had neither suffered nor profited...
Assad Is Dead: Will Assad Live Long?
PROBABLY Basher al-Assad, until recently an ophthalmologist, would rather be doing something other than governing Syria. Looking into diseased eyes, for instance, or tinkering with his computers. But it would be a mistake to assume that power reluctantly...
Campaign Buttons to Hot Buttons: American Election Images, 1789 to 2000
THE earliest Presidential elections featured little public campaigning, and virtually no direct candidate involvement. In 1789 the whole affair of the first election was more of a nationalist celebration. But it spawned a number of souvenirs. Various...
Murder Most Oxford
THROUGH the night-shrouded city, the corpse of a college principal is shuttled in a wheelbarrow, his head wrapped in a black academic gown. In the chapel of another college a seeming human shape, enveloped in dark clothes, swings from the ceiling as...
Scotland's Referendum in Retrospect
THE working clothes of Scottish devolution are very different from the trappings of the new Parliament's election and inauguration in May 1999. The dialect and diet of an older Scotland would have summed things up as a move back to 'auld claes and...
The Undertones of the Sri Lankan Conflict
SRI LANKA, 'Ceylon' during the days of the British Raj, has been in the grips of a civil war where the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), acknowledged as one of the world's most ruthless guerrilla groups, has been battling with the Sinhalese-dominated...