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. 269, No. 1568, September

A Half-Century of Italian Foreign Policy
At the beginning of 1993 in Guida alia politica estera italiana Sergio Romano highlighted the main difficulties of Italian foreign policy at the end of the 1980s and at the beginning of the 1990s. He stated that the new international scenario created...
A Nostalgic Trip on the Scotch Express
At Euston Station, a heavy police presence. Red faces, red hats, red clenched fists corralled into one end of the concourse. No change here. Manchester United are passing through. I ask a fellow-passenger if football fans had destroyed that dignified...
Edgar Mittelholtzer - a Wife's Memoir
'Two elements have always lived within me . . . The Idyll . . . The Warrior . . .' Edgar Mittelholzer, A Swarthy Boy. I met Edgar on the coach on the way to the Writers' Summer School in Derbyshire. 'Is this seat taken?' he asked, and I replied: 'No.'...
The CIA at Home
What is the popular image of America's Central Intelligence Agency today? Some form, perhaps, of a subversive organisation more concerned with protecting a power elite than the people of the USA? Gary Powers and the U2? The Bay of Pigs? Nefarious goings-on...
The Other Presidential Election
There were two presidential elections in Latvia in June 1996. In one of them the members of Latvia's parliament, the Saeima, elected Guntis Ulmanis for a further term as Latvia's president. In the other, it is reported that 60 per cent of those Russians...
The Pope and Christian Unity
There was considerable disappointment among many ecumenical Christians that the Pope did not use the occasion of his visit to Germany - where the Reformation began - to make any memorable pronouncement on Christian unity. Yet three letters did come out...
The Present State of Canada
On the night before Hallowe'en in 1995, there was high drama across Canada. 30 October was the day when Quebec held a referendum on secession from the Canadian federation, and returns were coming in. Ninety-three per cent of eligible voters had cast...