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By Stephen FitzGerald

ISBN-10: 145969919X

ISBN-13: 9781459699199

smooth Australia was once partially outlined through its early include of China - a turning from the White Australia coverage of the Fifties to the country’s recognition of Asian immigration and engagement with neighborhood neighbours. It observed the far-sighted institution of an embassy in Beijing within the Nineteen Seventies through Gough Whitlam, headed by means of Stephen FitzGerald. the following, FitzGerald’s tale as diplomat, China student, adviser to Gough Whitlam, first ambassador to China lower than top ministers Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser, is interwoven with the broader one among this dramatic second in Australia’s historical past. Comrade Ambassador additionally highlights the problem Australia faces in handling itself into an Asian future.

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