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Rick Hosking

Rick Hosking taught for many years at Flinders University.

Rick Hosking reviews 'Of Sadhus and Spinners: Australian Encounters with India' edited by Bruce Bennett et al.

July–August 2010, no. 323 01 July 2010
Of Sadhus and Spinners: Australian Encounters with India has been assembled by several of the stalwarts of this particular cultural exchange, all based in Australian or Indian universities. Bruce Bennett and Santosh Sareen have played leading roles over the last two or three decades in establishing Australian Studies in India, most notably through the Indian Association for the Study of Australian ... (read more)

Rick Hosking reviews 'Robbery Under Arms' by Rolf Boldrewood, edited by Paul Eggert and Elizabeth Webby

April 2007, no. 290 01 April 2007
Rolf Boldrewood’s Robbery Under Arms is the ninth volume to be published by the Academy Editions of Australian Literature project. Edited by Paul Eggert and Elizabeth Webby, the handsome volume is a major addition to this growing library of classics of Australian writing. It will undoubtedly become the definitive critical edition of Robbery Under Arms; the comprehensive scholarship that accompan ... (read more)

Rick Hosking reviews 'Diaspora: The Australasian experience' edited by Cynthia Vanden Driesen and Ralph Crane

October 2006, no. 285 01 October 2006
The third volume to be produced by the Asian Association for the Study of Australasia, Diaspora: The Australasian Experience, is a large publication with more than forty chapters. It makes an important contribution to the often willing debate about preserving Austral(as)ia’s perceived homogeneity in the face of the challenges carried in the cultural baggage of postwar arrivals from beyond the sh ... (read more)