Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973. AUSTRALIAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS PERIODICALS.
Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973.
Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973.
Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973.
Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973.
Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973.

Australia's Neighbours - Collection of 70 Issues. 1961 - 1973.

East Melbourne. Australian Institute of International Affairs. 1959-1973. Stock ID #172199

Broken run of 70 issues in all dated May/June 1961 through to July/August 1973. Lacks 2 issues only 'February/March 1962, 3rd series, no. 125', and 'July/August 1963, 4th series, nos. 6 & 7'. October 1959, December 1959 and February 1960 issues inserted into folder out of order. Modern paper title label on spine.

Issues measure: 33 x 20.5cm, binder: 35.3 x 23cm. 13 issues at rear show staple holes upper margins. Edges of some issues creased, overall a very good interesting collection in contemporary spring back binder.

From the collection of historian Dr Richard Mason, his name written in ink front free endpaper.

Includes a number of interesting articles about Australian perspectives on the state of foreign affairs in Asia during the mid-1960s and early 1970s, covering topics such as:

Guerrilla warfare in Sri Lanka; changes in Chinese foreign policy following Richard Nixon's visit in 1971; the 13 May incident in Malaysia, the imposition of emergency rule and the resignation of Tunku Abdul Rahman; the fall of Sukarno, and the Suharto regime's initial formative years; the 1962 Sino-Indian War and dispute over Aksai Chin; food shortages in China amidst the efforts of the Great Leap Forward; New Zealand's trade dealings with the European Economic Community; Asian attitudes to the resumption of Soviet nuclear testing under Khrushchev; Indonesian concerns over the continued Dutch administration of West New Guinea, with their pursuit of support from members of the Non-Aligned Movement and the broader international community, spearheaded by General Abdul Haris Nasution; the 1960 Burmese general election, and the transfer of power from the interim military administration of Ne Win to the civilian government of U Nu.

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