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. 1611, April

Alistair Cooke: Ambassador on Air
EARLY one Saturday morning, many years ago, when I was a young radio producer working at the BBC, I was standing in the entrance hall of Broadcasting House awaiting the arrival of the lift. (Perhaps I should say 'elevator' since the subject of this...
Doomed by the Dome: Blair's Faring Health
SHORTLY before midnight on Millennium Eve, the glitterati of London's fashionable boroughs -- or at least those who were invited and could get in -- assembled at a preposterous structure. Amid the glare of television lights and the blast of jungle...
Greek-Turkish Relations
THE last year has been particularly tricky for the Greek policy makers who had to respond to one crisis after the other. First, the abduction of the Kurdish rebel leader, Abdullah Ocalan, on 16 February 1999, initially shook the Greek government and...
Illuminated Gospels 'Seeing Salvation' at the National Gallery
ONE enters the National Gallery's latest exhibition, Seeing Salvation, with a sigh. There, dominant in the first room, is the most shunnable platitude in British religious art, although once so revered in its three versions that this one, from St Paul's...
Rural Racism
TELFORD, 'the new town' in rural Shropshire, has found itself placed firmly upon the mental map, recently, with the deaths of two of the McGowen family, two young black men, both found hanged; one in his home, the other from the railings running parallel...
The Edwardian Literary Afternoon: Part One
THE fret and fume of High Victorian creativity subsided, the Widow of Windsor having shuffled tardily off to, as she devoutly believed, a long-postponed reunion with Albert the Good, the Boers taught a lesson the realm consigned into the wandering...
The Pakistani Military Coup of 1999: Some Explanations
PAKISTAN has spent 25 years out of 51 under military rule. General Pervez Musharraf, the Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) took power in a coup on 12 October 1999. He declared a state of emergency, suspended the constitution and the National Assembly...