CHAPTER 7: Australia: Asian Outpost or Big-time Financial Dealer?

Bryan, Dick
January 2004
Governing Under Stress: Middle Powers & the Challenge of Globali;2004, p110
Book Chapter
Chapter 7 of the book "Governing Under Stress: Middle Powers & the Challenge of Globalization" is presented. It explores the tension within Australia between its economic ties to Europe and North America, and to Asia. Moreover, it argues how the economic development of Australia had been dominated by its distance from its colonial home in Britain.


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