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. 279, No. 1628, September

Bob Dylan's Dilemma: Which Blonde?
Bob Dylan has always identified with the outlaw. The iconoclastic singer has even written a song entitled Outlaw Blues, included on the 1965 Bringing It All Back Home album, which contrasts the wealthy and successful establishment figure with the outsider:...
French Paintings from Maryland
Both picture galleries in the populous American city of Baltimore testify the civic patriotism and munificence of two Maryland families who used their riches to enhance the lives of others: the Cones and the Walters. Fifty modern French paintings from...
New and Noteworthy
ROUTLEDGE has recently begun two exciting new series, both aimed at the growing interest in English literature and literary criticism in general. The first, 'Routledge Classics', seeks to introduce a new generation of readers to great works of scholarship...
Poverty and Mental Health in the Developing World
Health experts are sending out an international alert that mental health problems are dramatically increasing worldwide with the World Health Organization (WHO) warning that depression is set to become the main cause of disability and second leading...
Teaching English in China
Anyone willing to teach English in China meets with a voracious demand for their skills. As the country steps further onto the world stage, its people seek to communicate in the leading international language. These are a few impressions and hints,...
The Challenge of Peacekeeping in Africa
IN an article published in The National Interest in 1999/2000 the influential American scholar and political analyst Edward Luttwak stated that 'all over Africa, civil servants do not serve, government doctors provide no patient care, customs officers...
The Iron Lady of India
GLAMOUR queen turned grisly politician! She is the new 'Iron Lady of India'. The 53-year-old Jayalalitha was once a screen star. Though only a provincial leader, she is, in the words of a political commentator, 'a colossus who dominates national politics'....
The Partition of Yugoslavia: A Nazi Plan Recalled
The sight of Slobodan Milosevic being escorted from a plane to face justice before a court in The Hague is only the most dramatic of the recent events that have thrust the Balkans back onto the front pages of the world's newspapers. Most of the problems...
The World of Paperbacks
ROUTLEDGE, one of the country's leading publishers of academic titles, has recently brought out paperback editions of four titles in the fields of politics, philosophy and history. In politics there is David Steele's highly praised Lord Salisbury:...
Witney: A Quiet Town in Unquiet Times
Witney, a modest country town twelve miles to the west of Oxford, has stood in one form or another for centuries. Its small size, and the modern, blank-faced housing estates which are springing up in a ring around the original town (in keeping with...