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Facing Asia: A History of the Colombo Plan

Oakman, Daniel

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‘No nation can escape its geography’, warned Percy Spender, Australia’s Minister for External Affairs, in 1950. With the immediate turmoil of World War II over, communism and decolonisation had ended any possibility that Asia could continue to be ignored by Australia. In the early 1950s, Australia embarked on its most ambitious attempt to engage with Asia: the Colombo Plan. This book examines the public and private agendas behind Australia’s foreign aid diplomacy and reveals the strategic,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2010-10
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/233067
DOI: 10.22459/FA.10.2010
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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