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By Sean Brawley,Nick Guoth

ISBN-10: 0415560497

ISBN-13: 9780415560498

ISBN-10: 113894680X

ISBN-13: 9781138946804

This booklet examines Australia’s wearing relationships with the Asian area in the course of the interwar interval. in the past, Australia’s carrying relationships with the Asian quarter were overlooked by means of students of Australian and Asian activities heritage, and the wider box of Australia’s Asian context. targeting the interval of the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties – whilst wearing relationships among Australia and a few Asian countries emerged in various activities – this e-book demonstrates the intensity of those formerly under-examined connections. The e-book demanding situations, and complicates, the wider historiography of Australia’s Asian context – a historiography that has been strongly stimulated by way of the White Australia coverage and the Pacific battle. Why, for instance, did white Australia so warmly welcome vacationing eastern sportsmen at a time whilst the Pacific area inexorably sliding right into a battle that used to be proficient via racial antagonisms?

This e-book examines carrying family members among Australia and 7 Asian nations (China, Japan, India, Netherlands East Indies, Philippines, Malaya and Singapore) and more than a few activities together with rugby, soccer, swimming, hockey, boxing, cricket and tennis.

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