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. 274, No. 1598, March

Albania's Difficult Future
The 1997 Albanian political and economic crisis was one of the most destructive in the 1990s. Television images of Albanians on a large-scale killing spree against each other, having looted military depots, as their country disintegrated, were also...
Australia: Wealth and Despair
The Australian economy is doing well but many Australians are not. This is the best way to sum up the country's prevailing mood. There is great despair amid great displays of wealth. This article deals with three issues: the good news on the economy,...
Boris Yeltsin's Russia: Between Reform and Realpolitik
Since the establishment of the Russian Federation in 1991, Boris Yeltsin's Russia has been struggling to democratise its social and political life and capitalist economy, while coming to terms with its own past. President Boris Yeltsin's Russia has...
British Universities: An Ethical Dilemma
The terms of reference of the National Committee of Inquiry into Higher Education under the Chairmanship of Sir Ron (now Lord) Dearing were to make recommendations on 'the purposes, shape, structure, size and funding' of higher education in the United...
Letter from Crete
New Year's Day on Crete dawned mild and bleary. All the archaeological sites were closed and deserted except for a small handful of sightseers who clustered disconsolately before the locked gates. We drove our Fiat over a rutted road to Hagia Triada...
Quebec: Social Union or Separation?
The re-election of a sovereigntist Government in the Province of Quebec on 30 November, 1998, has given fresh impetus to speculation about the future of the province within Canada. The ambiguity of the election results makes the prospects more than...
The Battle of Great Severn
On Sunday 25 March 1655 there was a battle on and around the banks of the River Severn in what is now the state of Maryland, USA. It was small as battles go: only 400 or so men altogether were involved, of whom 19 were killed during battle, and 4 were...
There Is No 'Right' to Roam
During 1999 a contentious issue within the United Kingdom may be the Government's intention to back a small minority of activists who claim a right to wander at will over other people's property. Although they have bought no land, contributed nothing,...