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Big white lie : Chinese Australians in white Australia

Author: John Fitzgerald
Publisher: Sydney, NSW : University of New South Wales Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book pays close attention to Chinese migration patterns, debates, social organisations and their business and religious lives and shows that they had every right to be counted as Australians, even in White Australia. It provides a refreshing new perspective on the importance of the Chinese in Australia's past.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fitzgerald, John, 1951-
Big white lie.
Sydney, NSW : University of New South Wales Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608203950
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9780868408705 0868408700
OCLC Number: 154686166
Description: xiv, 289 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Belonging and exclusion --
2. Mateship and modernity --
3. Immigrant labour and goldfield fraternities --
4. Revolution, respectability and Chinese Masonry --
5. Chinese Australia at federation --
6. The Australasian Kuo Min Tang --
7. The Pacific shadow of White Australia --
8. Entrepreneurs, clubs and Christian values --
9. Being Australian.
Responsibility: John Fitzgerald.

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