By David Walker, Agnieszka Sobocinska
To imagine that Australia is confronting Asia for the 1st time within the twenty first century is to disclaim Australia's historical past and the self-awareness that comes from figuring out that the rustic has been the following earlier than. Asia seems to be all through glossy Australian background as a resource of hysteria or desire. it's been a presence either inside and outdoors Australia, shaping who Australians are, in addition to the country's engagement with the broader international. This booklet assembles a magnificent crew of students throughout a variety of disciplines to provide a greatly conceived cultural heritage that locations Asia at or close to the heart of Australia's nationwide tale. *** "Australia's Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century captures the essence of the pendulum swings that experience characterised Australian methods to Asia during the last century and a part. ... The editors have performed a first class task in assembling top of the range chapters that make an enormous contribution to the present literature on Australia and Asia. ... in addition, this ebook tells an incredible tale concerning the position and influence of people -- not only elites, yet in lots of circumstances traditional electorate -- in development Australia's family members with Asia. it's a priceless treatment to the ahistorical method of such a lot of of the debates inside Australia over nearby engagement and is an invaluable textual content for these open air Australia attracted to buying insights into what motivates the country's method of its region." - Pacific Affairs, Vol. 87, No. four, December 2014Ëœ
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2. 28 ‘Parkes and pustules’, The Bulletin, 6 August 1881, p. 13. 29 ‘Legislative Council’, Sydney Morning Herald, 16 September 1881, p. 2. 30 C. G. L. (pseudonym), ‘The Chinese question’, Sydney Morning Herald, 8 August 1881, p. 3; Illustrated Sydney News, 18 June 1881, p. 5; W. Hack, ‘The Chinese Bill’, Maitland Mercury, 13 August 1881, p. 5. 31 Sydney Morning Herald, 27 July 1881, p. 5. 32 Sydney Morning Herald, 23 July 1881, p. 5; Sydney Morning Herald, 1 August 1881, p. 2. 33 Daily Telegraph, 15 July 1881, p.
3. 49 A. Markus, Fear and Hatred: purifying Australia and California 1850 –1901, Hale & Iremonger, Sydney, 1979, p. 34. 50 M. Willard, History of the White Australia Policy, p. 119. 51 M. Roe, Nine Australian Progressives: vitalism in bourgeois social thought 1890–1960, University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 1984, p. 6. 52 J. Creed, ‘A Rational White Australia’, Daily Telegraph, 20 July 1905, p. 5. indd 49 29/08/12 1:45 PM ENTANGLED: DEAKIN IN INDIA Ipsita Sengupta1 I f, as Greg Watters has shown, China threatened physical contamination for the last Anglo-Saxon citadel, then India posed an ideological hazard.
Consequently, any ship arriving in Sydney from China was automatically placed in quarantine while vessels from Europe continued to be allowed to berth, provided there were no obvious cases of smallpox on board. The draconian effects of this policy were felt by the 450 Chinese passengers who arrived in Sydney on the SS Ocean in late July 1881. Despite having no cases of smallpox on board, the Ocean was refused pratique and ordered to anchor off the quarantine station. It then sailed for Melbourne, where it was permitted to dock.
Australia’s Asia: From Yellow Peril to Asian Century by David Walker, Agnieszka Sobocinska