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By Agnieszka Sobocinska

A million Australians went to Bali final yr, following the hundreds of thousands of others who've made their manner throughout Asia over the last century. Many tourists again pondering they knew Asia and their own studies contributed to shaping well known attitudes. This soaking up ebook unpacks their reviews, exhibiting how their encounters replaced the best way Australians considered themselves on the planet. Visiting the Neighbours tells the tale of Australian kinfolk with Asia from the ground up, studying the stories of a few of the hundreds of thousands of tourists and travelers who headed to the area for greater than 100 years. retailers, missionaries, pilgrims, infantrymen, hippies, diplomats, and backpackers all had an influence on international relations and diplomacy and Agnieszka Sobocinska’s e-book is a daring and significant step in figuring out the intersection among well known opinion, prejudice, and diplomacy as Australia stands on the precipice of the Asian Century.

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