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By Sean Brawley,Nick Guoth

This publication examines Australia’s wearing relationships with the Asian quarter in the course of the interwar interval. formerly, Australia’s wearing relationships with the Asian zone were missed by way of students of Australian and Asian activities historical past, and the wider box of Australia’s Asian context. focusing on the interval of the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties – while wearing relationships among Australia and a couple of Asian international locations emerged in a number of activities – this ebook demonstrates the intensity of those formerly under-examined connections. The ebook demanding situations, and complicates, the wider historiography of Australia’s Asian context – a historiography that has been strongly prompted via the White Australia coverage and the Pacific battle. Why, for instance, did white Australia so warmly welcome traveling jap sportsmen at a time while the Pacific sector seemed to be inexorably sliding right into a warfare that used to be expert by means of racial antagonisms?

This booklet examines wearing kinfolk among Australia and 7 Asian international locations (China, Japan, India, Netherlands East Indies, Philippines, Malaya and Singapore) and a variety of activities together with rugby, soccer, swimming, hockey, boxing, cricket and tennis.

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