Australia-China Relations post 1949: Sixty Years of Trade by Yi Wang

By Yi Wang

This ebook demanding situations the typical perceptions of Australian dependence upon great-power allies within the behavior of its overseas relatives via a severe exam of Australia's family members with the People's Republic of China. the writer makes a speciality of the industrial and political dimensions of the policy-making approach from the founding of the PRC in 1949 to the current period, opposed to an analytical framework that takes under consideration either inner and exterior components within the formula and implementation of Australian overseas coverage. expert through political technological know-how and diplomacy, the e-book differs from the traditional literature on Sino-Australian family members, which has both enthusiastic about natural financial research or focused on chronicling ancient occasions. the writer weaves theoretical insights from political technological know-how and diplomacy into the historic research whereas trying to research the interaction among political and fiscal elements through the years in shaping coverage results. The booklet attracts not just on basic and secondary resources but additionally on details and insights acquired from interviews with an enormous array of direct contributors within the coverage strategy, together with just about all the previous ambassadors from either China and Australia, masking the whole interval of the diplomatic dating. hence, the booklet breaks new flooring, particularly from the Hawke period onwards, revealing hitherto missed information of curiosity within the coverage process.

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