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By David Walker, Agnieszka Sobocinska

ISBN-10: 1742583490

ISBN-13: 9781742583495

To imagine that Australia is confronting Asia for the 1st time within the twenty first century is to disclaim Australia's historical past and the self-awareness that comes from figuring out that the rustic has been right here ahead of. Asia looks all through glossy Australian background as a resource of hysteria or desire. it's been a presence either inside and out of doors Australia, shaping who Australians are, in addition to the country's engagement with the broader global. This publication assembles a powerful staff of students throughout various disciplines to offer a generally conceived cultural heritage that locations Asia at or close to the heart of Australia's nationwide tale. *** "Australia's Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century captures the essence of the pendulum swings that experience characterised Australian methods to Asia during the last century and a part. ... The editors have performed a first class task in assembling top of the range chapters that make an immense contribution to the present literature on Australia and Asia. ... in addition, this booklet tells a big tale in regards to the position and effect of people -- not only elites, yet in lots of circumstances traditional voters -- in construction Australia's kin with Asia. it's a precious therapy to the ahistorical procedure of such a lot of of the debates inside Australia over neighborhood engagement and is an invaluable textual content for these outdoor Australia drawn to buying insights into what motivates the country's method of its region." - Pacific Affairs, Vol. 87, No. four, December 2014˜

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20 ‘Legislative Assembly’, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 July 1881, pp. 2–3; ‘Circular to other colonies’, Daily Telegraph, 18 June 1881, p. 6; ‘Parliament’, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 July 1881, p. 2. 21 ‘Legislative Assembly’, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 July 1881, p. 2. , pp. 2–3. 23 ‘Legislative Assembly’, Sydney Morning Herald, 22 July 1881, p. 2. 24 ‘Legislative Council’, Sydney Morning Herald, 18 August 1881, p. 2. 25 B. au/ biography/dalley-william-bede-3356/text5057, accessed 29 September 2011.

Yet his private hypnotic visions proliferate in the text, performing his desire for the subcontinent. When Deakin steps in with a personal version of India, it veers towards fantasy. The fantasies too are second-hand. 40 Irrigated India remains as much an act of journalistic commission as omission.

51 M. Roe, Nine Australian Progressives: vitalism in bourgeois social thought 1890–1960, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1984, p. 6. 52 J. Creed, ‘A Rational White Australia’, Daily Telegraph, 20 July 1905, p. 5. indd 49 29/08/12 1:45 PM ENTANGLED: DEAKIN IN INDIA Ipsita Sengupta1 I f, as Greg Watters has shown, China threatened physical contamination for the last Anglo-Saxon citadel, then India posed an ideological hazard. No one better encapsulates the gamut of Australian responses to India at the turn of the century than Alfred Deakin (1856–1919), Prime Minister on three occasions in the first decade of Federation.

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