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Fear of Abandonment: Australia in the world since 1942

Gyngell Allan

9781863959186

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $34.99
Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781863959186
Published: April 2017

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In Fear of Abandonment, expert and insider Allan Gyngell tells the story of how Australia has shaped the world and been shaped by it since it established an independent foreign policy during the dangerous days of 1942. Gyngell argues that the fear of being abandoned - originally by Britain, and later by our most powerful ally, the United States - has been an important driver of how Australia acts in the world.Spanning events as diverse as the Malayan Emergency, the White Australia Policy, the Vietnam War, Whitlam in China, apartheid in South Africa, East Timorese independence and the current South China Sea dispute, this vivid narrative history reveals how Australia has evolved as a nation on the world stage.Fear of Abandonment is a gripping and authoritative account of the way Australians and their governments have helped create the world we now inhabit in the twenty-first century. In revealing the history of Australian foreign affairs, it lays the foundation for how it should change.

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback / softback
ISBN13: 9781863959186
Published: April 2017

Number of pages: 352
Width: 154 mm
Height: 232 mm
Depth: 39 mm

Publisher: Black Inc.

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