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. 266, No. 1552, May

British Secret Resistance in the War
When the forces of the Third Reich overran most of Europe, resistance in some form flourished almost everywhere, from Tito's partisans to the French maquis. But supposing Britain had been invaded and occupied after Dunkirk, would there have been an underground...
Castro's New Suit
'WHAT do you mean, the situation is bad in Cuba? We are better off today than we were a year ago and, I am sure, conditions will continue to improve in the coming year.' Fidel, our tour guide, reacted with emotion when I told him that, due to his country's...
Four Decades of Washington Politics
Forty years ago, in the summer of 1954, Washington, D.C., was little more than a sleepy Southern city, the kind of town where folks spent Sunday afternoons on their front porches, nodding to the passerby. The oppressive heat had replaced politics as...
Is the Party over? Political Instability in Post-Deng China
The unravelling of the Soviet Union in 1991 was seen at the time as the death-knell of Communist government world-wide. In particular, many looked at what the future might hold for the People's Republic of China (PRC); a country then recently wracked...
Slovakia: Culture, Change and Tradition
The revolutions in the former communist bloc of Europe now seem distant. There will soon be a new generation of East-Central Europeans, among them students, who will remember little of the old repression. At the same time, the sense of history in the...
Spreading Victorian Virtues Overseas
Compared with today, when the flow of ethnic minorities into the country causes concern in some quarters, the Victorians were equally interested in emigration, seeing it both as the answer to economic difficulties at home and an opportunity to spread...
The 'Hole in the Bucket' in Medical Care the Peckham Experiment Was Not Permitted to Repair - by Government Negligence
It was sixty years ago, in 1935, that two biologist doctors created the Pioneer Health Centre in Queen's Road, Peckham, south-east London, which became known as the Peckham Experiment, in a building of glass which the well known architect, Walter Gropius,...
Women Warriors
On February 21, the Ministry of Defence announced that Flight Lieutenant Jo Salter of 617 Squadron has become the first female in the RAF to be declared combat ready. The popular name of her squadron, the 'Dambusters' (from the famous raid on German...