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Australia's Asia : from yellow peril to Asian century

Walker, David2012
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Asia appears throughout modern Australian history as a source of anxiety or hope. This book assembles a group of scholars across a range of disciplines to present a cultural history that places Asia at or near the centre of Australia's national story.
Main title:
Australia's Asia : from yellow peril to Asian century / edited by David Walker and Agnieszka Sobocinska
Crawley Western Australia UWA Publishing 2012
369 p. illustrations map
Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-[369])
The big three -- Contaminated by China / Greg Watters -- Entangled: Deakin in India / Ipsita Sengupta -- Rising suns / David Walker -- Racial identities -- Imagining the golden race / Kane Collins -- Crossing oceans and cultures / Kate Bagnall -- Glamorising racial modernity / Shirley Jennifer Lim -- Love and hate in the region -- Hearts of darkness, hearts of gold / Agnieszka Sobocinska -- Loving guests in Bali / Nyoman Darma Putra -- Chinese puzzles -- In the same bed dreaming differently / Mark Finnane -- Getting excited about China / Chengxin Pan -- Absent Asia -- Absenting Asia / Greg Lockhart -- Donald Home finds Asia / Mads Clausen -- Teaching history in the `Asian century / Sally Percival Wood.
9781742583495 (paperback)
Dewey class:
305.895 AUS
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