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About face : Asian representations of Australia

Broinowski, Alison Elizabeth


This thesis considers the ways in which Australia has been publicly represented in ten Asian societies in the twentieth century. It shows how these representations are at odds with Australian opinion leaders’ assertions about being a multicultural society, with their claims about engagement with Asia, and with their understanding of what is ‘typically’ Australian. It reviews the emergence and development of Asian regionalism in the twentieth century, and considers how Occidentalist strategies...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001-12
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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