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Aozhou jian wen / Hua Yan zhu
澳洲見聞 / 華嚴著
Bib ID 1490918
Format BookBook
Author
Hua, Yan, 1926-
華嚴, 1926-
 
Edition Chu ban. 
初版. 
Description Taibei shi : Huang guan za zhi she, Minguo 60 [1971] (1987 printing) 
台北市 : 皇冠雜誌社, 民國60 [1971] (1987 printing) 
158, 18 p., [20] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm. 
Series

Huang guan cong shu ; di 295 zhong.

皇冠叢書 ; 第295種.

Summary

This travel account has photos and an English 'Postface'. During her travels, Hua states that she met three kinds of people. Firstly those who do not consider themselves as Australians and regard Australia merely as a place to stay. Secondly, there are those living in Australia but still bound to their homeland, sending money back home. And thirdly, there are loyal Australian citizens. Hua comments on immigration and assimilation. She has the impression that the Australian government has done everything possible for indigenous Australians. "The Australian Aborigines are inclined to be lazy, they love to go about naked in groups in the forest and lead a nomadic hunting life. They live on emus and kangaroos baked in clay coating." She then gives a historical overview.

Notes

Title translated into English: Australia as I saw it.

Preface also in English.

Subjects Australia -- Description and travel -- 1951-
Also Titled

Ao-zhou jian wen.

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