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. 284, No. 1659, April

Contemporary Slovene Literature
IF THE name Ljubljana, Slovenia's capital sounds exotic and foreign, and if keeping Slovenia and Slovakia apart seems a somewhat formidable task, one should not get so discouraged as to disregard the literary activity of Slovenia, a country that, for...
Islamic Terrorists Look to Moldova for Dirty Bombs
THE BREAKAWAY Trans-Dniester region of Moldova has emerged as a thriving uncontrolled marketplace for all kinds of weapons including nuclear materials as well as other contraband. The market is the only substantial local source of foreign exchange,...
Patrick Thursfield: The Last Tangerine
PATRICK Thursfield, an occasional contributor to Contemporary Review, died in Tangier on 22 August 2003, a few months short of his 80th birthday, in the last of the many homes he had made for himself on the Vieille Montagne since his arrival in Morocco...
The Book Famine in Africa: A Former Teacher Observes
PRE-COLONIAL societies in Africa south of the Sahara had oral cultures. The folk memory and wisdom were transmitted by the elders to the younger generations by means of stories, recitations and songs, often done convivially around an evening fire outside...
The British Association for American Studies at Fifty
IN April the British Association for American Studies will hold its annual meeting in Manchester. In the course of four days about 230 presentations are scheduled on all aspects of American Studies. The speakers in Manchester will come from over sixty...
The Eastern Catholic Churches in America
IF YOU have ever driven through the 'Rust Belt' in the northeastern and north-central United States, that territory dominated by steel mills and coal mines, you are likely to notice, especially near urban areas, the gold or silver domes topped by equally...
Whither British Politics?
THE years 2003-2004 have all the hallmarks of the beginning of a fundamental change in British politics. It can be argued that the seeds planted at the birth of New Labour have begun to bear fruit and new alignments have begun to emerge. It is, therefore,...