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. 1658, March

A Victorian Entrepreneur
IN these days of the world village, of the global economy, of megabuck deals between multinational conglomerates, of takeovers and asset stripping, when men and women are classified as 'human resources' and 'units of production', management is 'targeted'...
Fighting Poverty in Cambodia
THE four-wheel drive pickup truck, sporting government campaign posters, rolls into Chung Rouk commune, its loudspeaker crackling into life to alert villagers that the show is about to begin. A pop song blares out the message: 'Increase your family's...
Georgia Meets the Test of Its Independence
THE recent upheaval in the Republic of Georgia is a compelling story of a nation struggling to cope with the harsh realities of its own independence and the bitter memories of socialism. As tensions mount and tempers flare in this country as it tries...
Is the New World Order Emerging?
THE war in Iraq heralds the coming of a new international order. At issue are implications for how the world should be run. The United States is bitterly disappointed with the United Nations and the failure of major powers such as France, Germany,...
Post-Conflict Peace-Making from Bosnia to Iraq: Lessons Which Should Be Learnt
FROM 1992 to 1995 I served as Chairman of the Defence Select Committee of the House of Commons, and from 1995 until 1997 I was the Minister of State at the Foreign Office with the responsibility, among others, for Her Majesty's Government's Policy...
Sir Arnold De Montmorency: Protector of Contemporary Review
CONTEMPORARY Review was founded in the middle of the nineteenth century and it still flourishes at the start of the twenty-first. To survive through three centuries and throughout decades of vastly different outlooks on life is a considerable achievement....
The Health Service in Rural Britain
WE live way out in the sticks in Gloucestershire--from choice. The village is two plus miles away from any dwelling and is approached through sylvan lanes; uphill both ways, or so we have always averred. We are, unluckily, on the corner of every map,...
The Olympics Push China into the Twenty-First Century
AFTER reading for years about the havoc wrought by the Cultural Revolution and the bloody events of Tiananmen Square, I could not believe that it was China. What I saw during my first days in that country was that the progress and the development of...