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. 268, No. 1560, January

Controlling China's Baby Boom
Our children are our future. And yet as the world population continues to boom, there is ever increasing competition for finite resources. Nowhere is this felt more intensely than in China. But is the policy used to address this problem putting China's...
Germany's Year of 'Liberation.'
ALL proud commemorations are alike, every discordant commemoration seems discordant in its own way. Germany experienced this last year as it took stock of the meaning of an event fifty years before. On the 8th of May 1945, as Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel...
Mapping of Europe's Roads from the Romans to CD ROM
There was no road-numbering system to help the motorist in unfamiliar territory when I was young, seventy years ago. Instead every year before the family set off for the summer exodus by car, my father would get in touch with the A.A. to supply him...
Shakespeare and the Musicians from Venice
Henry VIII was keen to compete with the splendour of Renaissance Courts abroad in the arts, and in music. Hence in the 1530s he recruited six musicians and instrument makers of the Bassano family, almost certainly Jewish, from Venice. They were given...
The Future of English in India
Of late the debate on the status of English in India in the coming years has acquired a sharply negative tone. The consensus is stridently chauvenistic, with patriotic fervour getting the better of enlightened self interest, or even commonsense. This...
The Information Superhighway: A Road to Misery?
IF one was to believe the promises brought forward by the multinational media-conglomerates, a golden future beckons. The bulldozers are already clearing the ground for the information superhighway which will bring peace, democracy and free access...
The Last Habsburg Coronation: Budapest - 1916
Count Miklo's Banffy (1873-1950), Hungarian magnate, politician, writer, designer, Transylvanian landowner, director of the State theatres from 1913 to 1918, and Foreign Minister from 1921 to 1922, published his first book of memoirs in 1932. His novel,...
The United States and Latin America
Days after the troublesome events in December 1994 of the collapse of the Mexican currency a bipartisan coalition in the US Congress, led by Rep. Peter DeFazio (Democrat from California), Sen. Alfonse D'Amato (Republican - New York) and Sen. Ernest...
The Writing of Novels
Throughout this year there will be a series of articles examining the English Novel in this century. These will range from reminiscences of a particular novelist, such as Barbara Pym, to the role of Salman Rushdie and other novelists from the Indian...