Introduction; 1. Securing the Australian subject 1788-1918; 2. Dreams of Pacific security 1919-1945; 3. Cold War against the other 1946-1969; 4. Realpolitik beyond the Cold War 1970-1995; 5. Australia's Asian crisis 1996-2000; 6. The wages of terror 2001-2007; Conclusion: a cosmopolitan future.
A critical survey of Australian culture, history and foreign policy from settlement until 2007.
Anthony Burke is the author of Beyond Security, Ethics and Violence (Routledge, 2007), and co-editor of Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific (Manchester, 2007) and Introduction to International Relations: Australian Perspectives (Cambridge, 2007). He has published articles in Ethics & International Affairs, Alternatives, International Affairs, The Age, The Canberra Times and The Jakarta Post, and previously worked as a researcher in the Australian Senate. He teaches international politics at the University of New South Wales.