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. 1558, November

Crown, Woolsack and Mace: The Model Parliament of 1295
All anniversaries this year have been overshadowed by VE day and VJ day, but this should not obscure the calling, seven hundred years ago, of that very Parliament, representative of the liberties secured in 1945. A state which has no visible, single...
Dickens in Texas
Galveston Island on the south Texas coast is primarily a holiday resort. Its beaches and the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico draw thousands of visitors every year from all parts of the United States. The whole area of Galveston Bay offers many...
Edinburgh International Festival - 1995
Acrobats performing somersaults in the streets, fire eaters staging dangerous stunts, actors reciting Shakespearan soliloquies in front of large crowds and the sound of bagpipes rising in the air and merging with the din of the traffic can only mean...
Europe's Most Dazzling Museum
The most dazzling museum in Europe is being extended this autumn. Anyone who has ever seen the Silberkammer Exhibition in Vienna's Hofburg Palace knows that it is an unforgettable sight. The Silberkammer or Silver Treasury is an unparalleled display...
Newfoundland - Canada's Come-by-Late Province
Newfounddlanders are hoping that unlike the Come-by-Chance Refinery and the Sprung Greenhouse project, both economic disasters, Newfoundland's union with Canada in 1949 will, in the coming years, yield a bonanza of benefits for the island. In spite...
Nigeria's Troubled Years
Abiodun Onadipe There have been only two unforgettable dates in the history of Nigeria since it became independent from Britain on October 1, 1960 because of the impact they have had on the psyche of the nation as a whole. The first momentous...
Nuremberg Remembered
Fifty years ago, on 20 November 1945, the greatest trial in history commenced -- the Nuremberg War Crimes trial. It was not the longest trial in history but it dealt with literally hundreds of defendants while thousands more were never actually brought...
Talking Books
Until beginning work on this article, I fostered the idea that the world of book publishing was characterised somehow by a charming anachronism when compared with modern commercial standards, a world still of the gentleman's agreement and merely nominal...
Zen and the Art of Asking Questions
We have grown used to questions, so much so that their interrogations scarcely disturb the drone of everyday babble. Questions and answers have, for the most part, become no more than untaxing wordy inhalations and exhalations of the oxygen of information...