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Beyond Consumasia: The neglected challenges

Morris-Suzuki, Tessa

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The issue of engaging with Asia raises a question posed by Mahatma Gandhi almost 70 years ago: 'Which Asia?' In March 1947, the first major postwar Asian gathering, the Asian Relations Conference, was held in New Delhi to 'foster mutual contact and understanding' among the nations of the region. One of the speakers was Gandhi, who addressed the closing session. When first invited to this meeting of representatives from all over Asia, though, Gandhi's characteristic response had been to pose a...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorMorris-Suzuki, Tessa
dc.contributor.editorJohnson, C.
dc.contributor.editorMackie, V.
dc.contributor.editorMorris-Suzuki, T.
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-08T22:40:41Z
dc.identifier.isbn978-1-925022599
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/36606
dc.description.abstractThe issue of engaging with Asia raises a question posed by Mahatma Gandhi almost 70 years ago: 'Which Asia?' In March 1947, the first major postwar Asian gathering, the Asian Relations Conference, was held in New Delhi to 'foster mutual contact and understanding' among the nations of the region. One of the speakers was Gandhi, who addressed the closing session. When first invited to this meeting of representatives from all over Asia, though, Gandhi's characteristic response had been to pose a question: which Asia, he asked, would be present at the conference (cited in Samaddar 1996: 40). Reading the White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century, I found myself recalling Gandhi's question. The White Paper's executive summary begins with a series of ringing declarations
dc.format.extent14 pages
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherANU Press
dc.relation.ispartofThe social sciences in the Asian century
dc.relation.isversionof1st Edition
dc.rightsAuthor/s retain copyright
dc.sourceThe social sciences in the Asian century
dc.source.urihttp://press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p325111/pdf/ch075.pdf
dc.titleBeyond Consumasia: The neglected challenges
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2015
local.identifier.absfor169903 - Studies of Asian Society
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5025248xPUB138
local.publisher.urlhttp://press.anu.edu.au/
local.type.statusMetadata only
local.contributor.affiliationMorris-Suzuki, Tessa, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage117
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage130
local.identifier.absseo970116 - Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
dc.date.updated2020-11-22T07:41:16Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationCanberra, ACT, Australia
dcterms.accessRightsOpen Access via publisher website
CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)

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