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. 281, No. 1639, August

British Diplomacy in the Queen's Reign: 1952-2002
THERE have been four Queens in modem British history (excluding Mary, the wife of William of Orange who ruled jointly with her husband): Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Anne, Queen Victoria, and our present Queen, Elizabeth II. During the reign of Queen...
Classic Haydn Reissued. (Compact Disc Notice)
Happily amid the declining sales of classical CDs in the UK, one innovative recording company continues to produce outstanding discs. Hyperion, not only carries on completing such important undertakings as the complete Liszt, but it also reissues...
Dutch Italianisers at Dulwich
THE latest and most ambitious exhibition at the Dulwich Gallery is Inspired by Italy: Dutch Landscape Painting, 1600-1700. Its subject is the many Dutch painters who followed their apprenticeship in Holland with a period of vocational travel in...
Fifty Years of British Theatre
IN the last fifty years, British drama has flourished and British theatre has been in an almost constant state of panic. On the one hand, it has been a period which has seen the arrival of ground-breaking plays from John Osborne's Look Back In Anger...
North-East Asia and US Policy
OF all Asia-related issues, China represents the most daunting challenge for the Bush Administration. The tasks include, among others, (1) to avoid a misapplication of American unilateralism in the region, which relates to the cardinal requirement...
Reactions to September 11 in the Post-Soviet States
ALL the post-Soviet states condemned the acts of terror against the US last September and expressed their sympathy for the suffering American people. All of them, also, demonstrated their general understanding of the consequent anti-terrorist campaign....
The World of Paperbacks. (Reviews)
New releases from PAN BOOKS cover a wide section of the literary waterfront: history, biography, memoirs, economics and popular science. The history titles are David Cordingly's Heroines and Harlots: Women at Sea in the Great Age of Sail ([pounds...