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. 1616, September

Australia's Role in East Timor
In our July issue the author examined Australian relations with Asia. Now in the second part he concentrates on Australia's role in one small troubled country in the last quarter century. AUSTRALIAN-Indonesian relations have often been governed...
Belfast: Looking to the Future
IT WAS a mild night, with only a gentle breeze blowing, as droves of revellers spilled into the centre of the city eager to make the most of the unique occasion. I well remember that New Year's eve in Belfast to mark the New Millennium. Thousands of...
India's Invisible Poison
WHICH is the worst country in the world for AIDS? It somewhat depends on what you mean by 'worst', but it could be India. It may not have the highest percentage of population infected, but, frighteningly and tragically, its rate of increase is accelerating....
Sea of Denial: Putin's Russia and the Baltic States
CROSSING the Finnish border on the Lev Tolstoy train from Moscow felt momentarily like release from prison. I crossed over on the morning of Russia's Presidential election, 26 March 2000. After experiencing several months of harassment and travel obstruction...
Sydney: City of Gold
THIS month Sydney is hosting the largest peacetime event in world history - the Olympic Games. There are nine million ticket holders and a global television audience of well over two billion people. But opinions in Sydney are divided over whether hosting...
'The Last Kicks from a Dying Horse?' Mugabe and Zimbabwe
ON 24-25 June, the people of Zimbabwe voted in parliamentary elections held against a backdrop of violence, intimidation and outright political gangsterism unleashed by President Robert Mugabe and his ruling ZANU-PF party. Although the deploying of...
The Making of a Conservative: Part Two
Into Politics FOR the next twenty years after the War, my base was the University of Glasgow: the obligation to teach modem history objectively, but also with some passion and concern. In my early years I lectured and tutored in modern British history;...
The World of Compact Discs
THIS year marks the 250th anniversary of the death of Johann Sebastian Bach and recording companies, ever anxious for advertising potential, are pouring out compact discs of his works. High among the many valuable series of complete recordings that...