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Australia's Asia : from yellow peril to Asian century

  title={Australia's Asia : from yellow peril to Asian century},
  author={D. Walker and A. Sobocinska},
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… Expand
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