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A new China: Using sport to expose a multi-class race through the 1923 Chinese soccer tour of Australia

Guoth, Nick

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In the early 1920s, the perceptions by Australians of the Chinese race was one of a single culture and single class. Chinese Australians continuously attempted to break from the shackles of this monolithic construction. A soccer tour in late 1923 provided the local Chinese with an opportunity to alter these stereotypes. Through the performances both on the field and off, through the persistence of the organisers to promote a 'different type' of Chinese and through the development of this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64296
Source: Sport in Society
DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2012.672233

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