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. 282, No. 1648, May

A Dutch Reversal of Fortuyn
WHEN my article 'The Netherlands Confronts Assassination and Election' was published in the July 2002 issue of Contemporary Review, I did not expect to have to write a sequel so soon after the last election (May 2002). I ended that article on a positive...
Elizabeth Longford: 'Aesthetes' Moll' and Royal Biographer
LADY Longford, who died late last year at the age of ninety-six, was a modest hero of social change and a celebrated biographer. From a comfortable background, with strong connections to the higher echelons of power, she belonged to a section of the...
French Memories of Algeria
FOR certain generations in France the memory of Algeria has not died even after more than four decades. With the publication in spring 2001 of General Aussaresses' confessions of torture, particularly during the Battle of Algiers, that sub-issue, sometimes...
Islamic Terrorists and the Russian Mafia
THE FIVE recently independent republics of former Soviet Central Asia have signed a treaty establishing a nuclear weapons-free zone in their countries. The instrument is of enormous interest to the West because the territories of the five - Kazakhstan,...
North Korea and the Nuclear Threat
Following the war in Iraq, Pyongyang announced it was prepared for talks with the US in any form. This second part in our series details the developing nuclear crisis in North Korea. NORTH Korea was condemned by President Bush in his January 19,...
The Bungalow: Symbol of Dominican Sovereignty
THE Dominican Republic is a tiny island nation in the Caribbean of less consequence to global geopolitics today than several centuries ago. Allegedly, when the Dominican dictator, General Trujillo, declared war on Germany in the 1940s, Hitler did not...
The Failure of the New Economic Partnership for Africa's Development
THE New Economic Partnership for Africa's Development (Nepad) was launched in Abuja, Nigeria, on October 23, 2001. It was received with considerable enthusiasm in some quarters of the developed world as an African-led initiative that would provide...
Titian at the National Gallery
THE National Gallery rightly claims that Titian, its latest exhibition, is the first sizeable British review of that master's work. In all, 276 paintings are attributed to Titian, of which eighty are lost. 196 remain, of which the National Gallery...
Women Worth Their Weight in Gold to Sri Lankan Banks
THE advertisement glitters. Ornate gold necklaces, heavily engraved gold bangles and gold sovereigns -- eight grams of pure 22-karat gold -- dance across the television screen. But this is no advertisement for jewellery dealers. This is how the Bank...