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Author Hosking, Rick.

Title Wanderings in India : Australian perceptions / Rick Hosking and Amit Sarwal (editors)
Published Clayton, Vic. : Monash University Publishing, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.895 Hos/Wii  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 231 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Monash Asia series
Monash Asia series.
Contents Preface : Who was John Lang? / Rick Hosking -- Sect. I. Encounters and interactions -- India : the antique orient / David Walker -- India in Australia : a recent history of a very long engagement / Kama Maclean -- ̀White already to harvest' : South Australian women missionaries in India / Margaret Allen -- Almost forgotten, if not unknown : Australian and Indian capital connections / Christopher Vernon -- Australia-India cricket : a bridge in cultural relations / Bernard Whimpress -- India through Australian eyes, 1850-1950 / Bruce Bennett -- A traveller's eye : John Lang's wanderings in India / Rick Hosking -- Up the Hooghly with James Hingston / David Walker and Roderic Campbell -- Critics, crucibles, and a literary career : Inez Baranay and her Indian novel, Neem Dreams / Alison Bartlett -- Connecting with India : Australian journeys / Susan Cowan -- Through an Australian lens : explorations of India in Jane Campion's Holy Smoke! / Lisa French -- Sect. II. Personal journeys -- Mad in India / Sophie Cunningham -- Jackal eyes / Richard Barz -- Bahut Achhaa in Bharatpur / Linda Neil -- Larry in Pondicherry / Inez Baranay -- Pandora : a guided tour of various (non) fictions / Jayne Fenton Keane -- Road to Bangalore / Bernard Whimpress
Summary Comprises a collection of essays about diverse encounters between Australians & Indians in both South Asia & the Antipodes. The chapterscreative, reflective & academicmeet the objectives of a volume that provide snapshots of the wide range of interests & issues that Australians have shown towards India. Hosking of Flinders Uni, South Australia
Analysis Anecdotes
Asian studies (Australia,India)
Australians overseas
Cultural identity
Cultural studies (Australia,India)
Description and travel
Ethnic relations
Foreign opinion
International relations (Australia,India)
Notes 2 contributors, Alison Bartlett and Christopher Vernon, are residents of W.A
Bibliography Included bibliographical references and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject International relations.
Public opinion -- Australia.
Australia -- Foreign relations -- India.
India -- Description and travel.
India -- Foreign public opinion, Australian
India -- Foreign relations -- Australia.
Australia -- Relations -- India.
India -- Relations -- Australia.
India -- Social life and customs.
Author Hosking, Rick.
Sarwal, Amit.
LC no. 2012462727
ISBN 9781921867323 (paperback)