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. 287, No. 1679, December

Art Notes: Samuel Palmer at the British Museum
On can now enter the Golden Age by way of Great Russel Street. The British Museum, in collaboration with the New York Metropolitan Museum, is celebrating Samuel Palmer's 200th birthday with an exhibition of some 130 pictures by Palmer, with a number...
Democracy Comes of Age in Somaliland
THE rising sun reveals two long lines of people snaking towards a small concrete polling station in Gabiley, a town in rural Somaliland. Many of them have walked considerable distances and queued all night in order to vote in these, the first parliamentary...
Socialist Society in the Seychelles
THERE are three major destinations for the Indian Ocean island traveller, each with its own special attraction but equally distinctive drawback. Reunion, which still belongs to France, has gigantic, towering mountains but a rather standoffish people....
The Serene and Tragic Faces of Amritsar
MRS Bhandari, bent double over her walking stick and supported by her middle-aged daughter as she takes her daily stroll at dusk around the gardens of her elegant villa, is one of Amritsar's most distinctive echoes of the Raj. Now in her nineties,...
The World of Paperbacks
Among new titles from OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS we have a paperback edition of Bruce Redford's 2001-2 Lyell Lecture in Bibliography on Designing the Life of Johnson ([pounds sterling]16.99), one of the most stimulating contributions towards our appreciation...
Understanding North Korea's New Nuclear Accord
IT is an historical irony that the most reclusive country of Northeast Asia--indeed, probably the most reclusive in the world--has become the epicentre of strategic concern, both regionally and globally. Indeed, North Korea, a non-viable state, poses...