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Cheon of the Never Never

  title={Cheon of the Never Never},
  author={Alison E Broinowski},
  journal={Journal of the association for the study of Australian literature : JASAL},
  • Alison E Broinowski
  • Published 2013
  • History
  • Journal of the association for the study of Australian literature : JASAL
Kevin Wong Hoy. Cheon of the Never Never. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2012, 111 pp. ISBN 9781 921875 861, $AU 22.95 Australians have long been preoccupied with retrieving records of their forebears and claiming their rightful place in our history. Facing privation and hardship in a strange land, Chinese pioneers in Australia found their Chineseness challenged and their culture threatened. As Shen Yuanfang (2001) has shown, by their own… Expand
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