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. 267, No. 1557, October

A Layman Looks at Scotland's Police
There cannot be many of us in Scotland who, when we recollect emotions in tranquillity, admit to knowing the inside of police cells from Stranraer to Shetland. I managed that grand tour as the first lay Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland in modern...
Another Pizza, Another Policy: Decision-Making in the Clinton White House
Republican Senator Bob Dole never fails to get a laugh when he says that President Clinton's only foreign policy success occurred in Singapore when he got Michael Fay's lashes reduced from six to four. When jokes like that start making the rounds,...
Euromania Has Become a Cult
Ministers were wondering this year what has happened in Britain to the `feel good factor'. Oddly enough some of them seem to look no further than the economy and its various components to find solutions. Vital as these things are, no matter how...
Florida's Hemingway Festival
When Ernest Miller Hemingway (21 July 1899-2 July 1961) pushed a double-barrel shotgun against the roof of his mouth and blew off the top of his head, he peeled back his machismo facade to reveal a human being possessed by a full quota of personal...
Kashmir: The Intractable Conflict
It took the kidnapping of five western tourists and the brutal cold-blooded murder of one of them to focus the world's attention on the state of anarchy verging on civil war which now holds Kashmir, India's only Muslim-majority state firmly in its...
Lebanon: The Silent Choice
Napoleon, the Greeks, the Romans and the Turks thought that the boundaries of Syria should be the Mediterranean, the Euphrates, the Arabian Desert and the Taurus mountains. Geography, common sense and the Muslims and Druze of the entire region agreed....
The Great Welfare State Myth
The summer of 1995 has seen a crop of fiftieth anniversary programmes on the television commemorating the end of the war in Europe and the election of Clement Attlee's Labour Government in 1945. These two events have been linked with the publication...
The House of Mary
Vernon Eydmann Not a great deal is mentioned of the latter years of Mary, the mother of Jesus. What happened to her and where she spent her final years seems to be passed over and forgotten. How. ever, it is a subject that is well documented...
The World of Compact Discs
James Munson The music world has seen an explosion of interest in the Classics, a phenomenon which it credits to the Compact Disc. The CD is now established as the main means by which people listen to classical music. The only rival is the cassette...