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. 276, No. 1610, March

Australia's Deadlock over a Republic
QUEEN Elizabeth won her first election on November 6, 1999. 54 per cent of Australians voted 'no' in a referendum on whether the country should become a republic. But the result should not be misinterpreted. Australians did not vote for the Queen --...
GM Foods in Perspective: Part Three
Latin America (LA) seems to have adopted a global perspective to GM foods. This could be due to the fact that LA countries still have large poverty pockets where populations are underfed. On 12 October 1999 the world's population reached the 6 billion...
Politics in India
THE number 13 has played a crucial role in the rise and fall of the Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP for short, which rules India today. This right-wing nationalist party, committed self-confessedly to pro-Hindu activist agenda, is in the unenviable position...
Russia Enters the New Century
RUSSIA'S role in this new century could be humble: just one country among many others. While Russia may not expect to be the global leader in the future, the country could look back to the past with pride. Indeed, she in many ways epitomizes the twentieth...
The King of Terrors: The Theology of Henry Scott Holland
AUNT has just died. In A Question of Integrity, Susan Howatch's latest novel, Alice Harrison opens her aunt's will to see if this feisty old woman has left any funeral instructions. Indeed she has, including the command: 'Under no circumstances whatsoever...
The Private Lives of the American Presidents
It is not the careful restraint of the language of the American Constitution of 1787 but the constant drumbeat of occurring and recurring daily crises that has made the office of the President so important and why once again men are racing from state...
The Rise and Fall of the Israeli Labour Movement: Part Two
The February number described the rise of the Israeli Labour Movement. In this second part the author analyses the process of its disintegration and collapse. The Israeli Labour Movement has ceased to exist. Its structure has collapsed, its institutions...
The World of Paperbacks
VIRAGO has recently brought out paperback editions of Raynes Minns' 1980 title, Bombers and Mash: The Domestic Front 1939-45 ([pounds]10.99. 206 pages. ISBN 1-86049-794-2), a fascinating recollection of life in England during the Second World War....