China In Australasia

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China In Australasia

Author : James Beattie
ISBN : 9781351203456
Genre : Art
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Drawing on expertise in art history, exhibition studies and cultural studies as well as politics and international relations, China in Australasia presents significant new perspectives on the role of art in the cultural diplomacy of the People’s Republic of China. The book tells the forgotten story of the loan, exchange, and gifting of Chinese art, museum exhibitions—and the use of Chinese arts more broadly—in growing diplomatic relations with Australia and New Zealand, from 1949 to the present day. Its scope includes pre-modern, modern and contemporary sculpture, painting and peasant art, as well as ancient artefacts, performance arts and gardens. In considering the geopolitical connections opened by the arts, this book presents new insights into some of the ways in which China, often in conjunction with local supporters, sought to present itself to the people of Australia and New Zealand. It also considers how, for their part, New Zealanders and Australians worked to expand understandings of their powerful northern neighbour within changing political contexts. The first of its kind, this book-length interdisciplinary study of Chinese soft diplomacy in Australasia will be invaluable to students and scholars of Chinese studies, cultural diplomacy, museum studies and art history.
Category: Art

The Overseas Chinese In Australasia

Author : Henry Chan
ISBN : UOM:39015055817145
Genre : Australia
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The overseas chinese in Australasia: history, settlement and interactions: proceedings from the symposium held in Taipei, 6-7 January 2001 (Monograph 3)
Category: Australia

Chinese In Australia And New Zealand

Author : Jan Ryan
ISBN : UOM:39015038164920
Genre : China
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Selected papers presented at the Chinese Settlers and Sojourners in Australasia and the South Pacific Seminar held at the University of Western Australia on 26-30th September 1994.
Category: China

Chinese Market Gardening In Australia And New Zealand

Author : Joanna Boileau
ISBN : 9783319518718
Genre : History
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This book offers a fresh perspective on the Chinese diaspora. It is about the mobilisation of knowledge across time and space, exploring the history of Chinese market gardening in Australia and New Zealand. It enlarges our understanding of processes of technological change and human mobility, highlighting the mobility of migrants as an essential element in the mobility and adaptation of technologies. Truly multidisciplinary, Chinese Market Gardening in Australia and New Zealand incorporates elements of economic, agricultural, social, cultural and environmental history, along with archaeology, to document how Chinese market gardeners from subtropical southern China adapted their horticultural techniques and technologies to novel environments and the demands of European consumers. It shows that they made a significant contribution to the economies of Australia and New Zealand, developing flexible strategies to cope with the vagaries of climate and changing business and social environments which were often hostile towards Asian immigrants. Chinese Market Gardening in Australia and New Zealand will appeal to students and scholars in the fields of the Chinese diaspora, in particular the history of the Chinese in Australasia; the history of technology; horticultural and garden history; and environmental history, as well as Asian studies more generally.
Category: History

Taranaki

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ISBN : SRLF:A0000817221
Genre : Taranaki (N.Z.)
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Journal Appendix

Author : New Zealand. Parliament. House of Representatives
ISBN : UCAL:C2628212
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