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Australia's Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century

Imprint: Crawley, WA; UWA Publishing; 2012Extent: [369] p.ISBN: 9781742583495Publication Type: MonographSubjects: Social Sciences; Social groups

Database: Humanities & Social Sciences Collection

Abstract: Australia's Asia provides an account of Australia's multiple responses to Asia over the last 150 years. Asia has long been at or near the centre of Australian thinking. For many, Australia's much-discussed proximity to Asia appeared as a threat. Shadowy Asian figures seemed to lurk around the edge of the continent, biding their time. Yet proximity also offered new opportunities for trade, travel and cultural exchange. A great number of Australians were fascinated by Asian societies and cultures, relishing the opportunities they offered for new ways of seeing and comprehending the world. From the late nineteenth century, competing visions of Australia's relations with its region have jostled for attention on the national stage and in private lives.

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Australia's Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century

Walker, David; Sobocinska, Agnieszka

    Preliminary material
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    Introduction: Australia's Asia

    Walker, David; Sobocinska, Agnieszka

      The big three
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      Contaminated by China

      Watters, Greg

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        Entangled: Deakin in India

        Sengupta, Ipsita

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          Rising suns

          Walker, David

            Racial identities
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            Glamorising racial modernity

            Lim, Shirley Jennifer

              Love and hate in the region
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              Hearts of darkness, hearts of gold

              Sobocinska, Agnieszka

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                Loving guests in Bali

                Putra, I Nyoman Darma

                  Chinese puzzles
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                  Absent Asia
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                  Absenting Asia

                  Lockhart, Greg

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                    Donald Horne finds Asia

                    Clausen, Mads

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