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Wanderings in India: Australian Perceptions

Index

Note: Page numbers followed by n indicates footnote.

 

abjection 158–9, 160n18

Aboriginal people

destitution of 44–5

exclusion from representations of colonial

life 43–4

missions to 46, 48

representations of 44–5, 46

and settler women 37–8, 44

Stolen Generations 131

Across the Sea Wall (Koch) 76–7, 145–6

Adams, Phillip 159

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

(film) 153, 155

The Age of Kali (Dalrymple) 172

The Age (newspaper) 12, 87

Ali, Mushtaq 66

All India Radio 67

Ambrose, Ethel 41

Ambrose, Lily 41

An Angel at My Table (film) 153, 156

Anderson, Austin 140

Anderson, Ethel xix, 80–1, 140–2, 147

Anglo-Indians

as ‘heaven-born’ 91

migration to Australia 4–5

Angus, Joseph 45

Annamalai Hills 202

anti-imperialist nationalism 84

antimalarial drugs 168

antique India, appeal of 8–17

Argus newspaper 105

Armanath, Lala 66

Armstrong, Louis 151

Arnold, Edwin 15

Arnold, Ellen 39, 41–2, 46, 47, 48

Aryan origins 13

Ash, Susan 129, 131

‘Asia and the Australian Imagination’

(Koch) 145

Asia Education Foundation (AEF) 31–2

Asia–Pacific Economic Cooperation

(APEC), Australia’s resistance to Indian

membership 30

Asialink 31, 198, 205

Asian Studies, in Australia 27

Asian ‘Tiger’ economies 30

Association for the Protection of Coloured

Races 38

Aurobindo 192–3, 194

Australia–India Council 31

Australia–India cricket matches

Australian tours of India

first visit by team of Australians 65–6

Lindsay Hassett’s Services side in 1945 66 in 1956 67

in 1959–60 67

in 1964 67–8

in 1970 68

in 1979 68–9, 209, 210–14

in 1998 70

in 1999–2000 71

in 2001 71, 184

in 2004 71, 208

Indian tours of Australia

in 1947–48 66–7

in 1967–68 68

in 1977–78 68

in 1980–81 69

in 1991–92 70

in 2003–2004 71, 167, 174

in 2007–08 71–2

limited-over competitions 70

one-day cricket 69

Titan Cup 70

World Cup in 1987 69–70

Australia–India cricketing relationship

Australian cricketers playing for Indian teams 74

controversies 30–1, 68, 70–1, 72

as a cultural bridge 65, 73–4, 183–4, 208, 210, 211, 212

disputes over umpiring decisions 72

gambling 70–1

Indian cricket nationalism 73

Indian cricketers playing for teams in

Australia 211

Indian involvement in World Series

Cup 69

national game in India and Australia 65

the ‘New Ashes’ 71–2

racial abuse 72

strengthening of ties in 1980s 69–70

Australia–India relationship

1990 Senate Committee Report 31

1998 parliamentary report 30

need to cultivate 32

The Australian Abroad on Branches From

the Main Routes Round the World

(Hingston) 8, 79, 105–6

Australian Art Orchestra 185

Australian Board of Control for Cricket 65–6, 72

Australian cinema 153–5, 156n9, 159

Australian Cricket Board (ACB) 70–1

The Australian Town and Country Journal 79, 80, 82

Australian–India connection, from earliest

day of British settlement of Australia 3

autostereotypes 75

 

Bachelard, Gaston 205

Badami, Sunil 142–3

Baedeker guidebooks 106

Baker, Herbert 53, 57

Bala, Rajan 211

Bangalore 209

Banks, Joseph 75

Baptist Missionary Society (BMS) 45–6

Baranay, Inez

attitude to academy and contemporary

theory 126, 129–30

biographical details 133–4

critical acclaim in India 126, 127–8

critical reception of Neem Dreams 127–8

critical reception of Rascal Rain 126, 128–31

engagement with academic criticism

and postcolonial theory 128, 131–2, 135–6

literary career 126–7, 132–6

‘Theory Couldn’t Help Me’ 129, 136

Barjrang Dal 173

Bartlett, Kirsten 208, 211, 212

Bartlett, Rob 208, 211, 212

Bascham, AL 27

bathing at the sangam 20–4

Battle of Ferozeshah 100

Battle of Gwalior 94

The Beat Hotel (Miles) 169

Beat Poets 169

Beato, Felice 121–2

Bedi, Bishen 68

Benares 113–17

Benaud, Richie 67, 68

Bennett, Bruce 146

Bennett, Mary Montgomery 38

Benson, Mark 72

Bentinck, Lord William 99

Beyond the Echo: Multicultural Women’s Writing

(Gunew & Mahyuddin) 133

Bhabha, Homi 86, 98

Bharatpur 182–3

Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) 173

Bhosle, Asha 31

Bihar state 172

bilateral relations

during latter 20th century 25–6

educational linkages 31

factors that require attention 31

The Bird Lover’s Inn (Bharatpur) 181–5

birdwatching 182–3

Biswas, Punchanon 41

‘Black and Blue’ (Lang) 90, 93, 94

‘Black and White’ (Strangman) 85–6

Blavatsy, Madam 17, 115n3

Board of Control for Cricket in India 209

Board for the Cricket Council of India (BCCI) 73

Bodhi temple, and World Heritage status 172

Boldrewood, Rolf 89

Bollywood 152

‘Bombardier Gwyllam’s Night Out’ (Anderson) 140

Bond, Ruskin xiii

Boon, David 69

Border, Allan 31, 68, 69, 70, 208

Bose, Mihir 66

Botham, Ian 69

Bowden, Billy 212

The Boy in the Bush (Lawrence &

Skinner) 81, 82

Brabourne Stadium (Bombay)

cricket nationalism 73

East Stand 73

riot during Test match 68

Bradman, Don 67

Brautigan, Richard 208–9

Briggs, Simon 211

Bringing Them Home report 131

British Commonwealth League 38

British Empire

gender and race hierarchies 49, 78

importance of India 110–11

privileged position of Australian

settlers 37

relationships between colonies 38, 40

unequal status of India and

Australia 25, 37

British presence in India 7–8

Bruzzi, Stella 162

Bucknor, Steve 72, 212

Buddhism 171

Buddhist pilgrims 172

Bulletin 79

Butler, Harcourt 60

Butters, John 58

Byerly, Alison 90

 

Calcutta see Kolkata

Campbell, Robert 3–4

Campion, Anna 150

Campion, Jane 149, 150, 151, 151n4, 153, 154, 155–6, 157, 158–62

Canberra

changes to the Griffins’ plan 57–8

the Griffins’ winning plan for 53, 54–7

international competition for city

plan 53, 55

naming of 57

nomenclature scheme 58

origins of 53

political commitment to 59

The Canterbury Tales (Chaucer) 99

Carey, William 45

Carmody, Keith 66, 73

Carter, David 132, 133

Cashman, Richard 73

The Castle (film) 153, 154

Cawnpore massacre 7–8, 10, 113, 122

Ceylon 3, 6

CGH Earth hotel chain 198, 201, 203–4

Chandrasekhar, Bhagwat 68, 211

Chatterjee, Piya 156

Chaucer, Geoffrey 99

child labour 172

child marriage 48

China, Australia’s relationship with 76

Chinnaswamy, M. 209

Chisholm, Caroline xvii, 4

Christian missionaries 11

Chutter Munzil, Lucknow 118, 120

cinema

in Australia 153–5, 156n9, 159

glitter-cycle films 153–4

gothic form 159

in India 152

Clark, Greg 76

Clark, Manning 143–4

Clarke, Michael 210

climate

affinities between tropical Queensland

and India 16–17

and health 4–5

Clive, Robert 91n5

clothing trade 6

Cold War politics 25–6

colonial womanhood in Australia 42–5

colonialism, and whiteness 36–7

contradictions 173

Cook, James 75

A Corner of a Foreign Field (Guha) 211

Cory, Arthur 123–4

Cotgrove, Bob 212, 214

counterculture of 1960s 26

Coverdale, John 4

The Covers Are Off (Bala) 211

Coward, Mike 211

Cowdrey, Colin 209

cricket

Barmy Army 72

bodyline 72

Champions Trophy award ceremony 31

Indian Cricket League (ICL) 74

Indian Premier League (IPL) 74

national game in India and Australia 65

roots in Australia 65

roots in the maidan in India 65

sledging and racial taunts 30

Titan Cup 70

World Cup 69–70

see also Australia–India cricket matches;

Australia–India cricketing relationship

Crittenden, Victor xiii, 89

Crossings 127

culinary items, import of 6

cult-exiting 150

cultural interaction, Deakin’s views on

Australia–India relations 14–15

cultural relations, with countries of Asia 77

cultural representation

politics of 131–2

theoretical debates 130

see also representations of India and its

people

Cumming, Constance 22

Curzon Court Hotel 209

 

Dalit people 76

Dalrymple, William 172

Darville, Helen 169–70

Davidson, Alan 67, 68

Dawkins Revolution 27

Deakin, Alfred 11–15, 87, 115

Demidenko, Helen 169–70

‘A Democrat on the Ganges’ (Clark) 143

Dev, Kapil 69

Devaranjan, Padmini 128

Dharamsala 171–2

Diamond, Neil 151

Dickens, Charles xii, 89, 89n2, 90

disease 5

Dorrington, Albert 82–3

Doshi, Dilip 69

Dowling, James Sheen x

Dowling, James (Sir) x

Dravid, Rahul 71, 184, 211, 212, 213

dumping of dangerous products 168

 

East India Company 9, 95, 100, 112

Eastern religions 171

growing interest in 15–16

influence on New Age spirituality 29

see also Buddhism; Hinduism

economic growth, in India 30

economic protectionism

in Australia 26

in India 26

education, funding cuts 27–8

educational linkages, broadening scope

of 31–2

Eighteen Fifty-Seven (Sen) 90

Elkington, Mary C. 85

Elliott, Stephan 153

Emerson, Ralph Waldo 187

Empire Day 8

Esson, Louis 83–4

‘The Eurasian’ (Anderson) 80–1, 142

Eurasian community 81

Evans, Matilda Jan 42–3, 48

Evatt, H.V. 66

An Exercise in Discipline (film) 158

expatriate life, absurdities of 79

exports to India, in 19th century 5–6

Eyre, Edward John 40

 

fakirs 115

famine 5

Fazal Mahmood 66

female experience, and ‘girlshine’ 155–6

female jouissance 157

female will 159, 159n15

feminism 133

feminist theory 130

Fernandez, George 203

First Anglo-Sikh War 100

First Fleet ix, 25

First War of Indian Independence 60

Fischer, TB 11

food 205

‘For Kabir, on Bijak, Sabad 50’ (poem)

(Barz) 177

Forbes-Mitchell, William xii

Forster, E.M. 85

Franc, Maud Jeanne 42

Fraser’s Magazine 78

‘Fraught Territories’ (Baranay) 131

French, Patrick 172

Friedlander, Peter 29

Friedman, Thomas 25

Furphy, Joseph 15

Fyans, Foster 4

 

Gabay, Al 12

Gandhi, Mahatma 85

Ganguly, Sourav 184, 212

Ganhi, Indira 29n13

Gatting, Michael 211

Gavaskar, Sunil 68, 69

gender 155

Geography (Cunningham) xix, 170

George V, King of England 54–5

Ghats (mountain range) 202

Ghose, Aurobindo 192

Gilbert, Marie 40, 41–2, 46, 47, 48

Gilchrist, Adam 71, 184, 210, 212, 213

Gillespie, Jason 71, 212

Ginsberg, A. 167

‘girlshine’

and female experience 155–6

shadow aspect of 157

glitter-cycle films 153–4

global financial crisis (gfc) 32

globalisation studies 75

Go8 institutions 28

goddessess 152

Golden Gifts, an Australian Tale (Evans) 44, 47

Gooden, Rosalind 41

gothic form 159

Green, H.M. 140

greenhouse gas emissions 25, 26

Griffin, Marion Mahony

move to India 60

plan for Canberra 53, 54, 55–7

return to US 62

Griffin, Walter Burley

death 53, 62

design for University of Lucknow

library 58, 61

as Federal Capital Director of Design and

Construction 57

move to India 58

on New Delhi 59

plan for Canberra 53, 55–7

Grosz, Elizabeth 130

Grout, Wally 68

Guha, Ram 210, 211

Gunew, Sneja 133

Gupta, Pratul Chandra 90

‘Haan, Main Tumhara Hoon/(Yes, I’m Yours)’

(song) 31

Hack, Wilton 15–16

Hadlee, Richard 69

Hair, Darrell 212

Hall, Catherine 36, 40

Haneef, Mohammed 29

Hansen, John J 72–3

Harbhajan Singh 71, 72, 212, 213

Hardinge, Henry xi–xii

Harris, John ix, 46

Harvey, Neil 67–8

Hassett, Lindsay 66

Hawke–Keating governments, push to Asian

engagement 29–30

Hayden, Matthew 71

health, and climate 4–5

‘heaven-born’ 91

Hendry, ‘Stork’ 66

Hentry, James 4, 6

Henty, Francis 6

Hesse, Herman 209

Hessey, Ruth 161–2

higher education

funding cuts 27–8

‘Marsupial Model’ 28

‘The Himalaya Club’ (Lang) 91–3

Hindi language studies 29

The Hindu 127, 134

Hinduism 14–15, 114, 115, 152, 172

Hindustan Times (newspaper) 127

Hingston, James 8–10, 79

arrival in Madras 107–9

background 105

on Benares 113–17

in Calcutta 112

on cremation 116–17

on former architectural splendours 118–19

on Hinduism 113–17

imperial viewpoint 123–4

on Indian Mutiny 112–13

on jugglers and magicians 107

on Kootub Minar in Delhi 119–20

on Lucknow and Delhi 117–23

objection to guidebooks 105, 106

on opium trade 110

overseas travels 105

representations of Indian people 113

on travel as self-education 107–9

travel writings 105–6

travels up the Hooghley River 110–13

view of unchanging nature of the

East 113

writing style and tone 106

hippy trail 208–9

A History of Indian Cricket (Bose) 66

Hogan, Paul J. 153

Hogg, Rodney 211

Holly Holy (song) (Diamond) 151

Holy Smoke! (film) xix, 149, 150, 151, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159–62

Holy Smoke! (novel) (Campion &

Campion) 150

Hope, Laura 39

horse trade 5–6

Hosking, Rick 78

hospitality 39

Household Words (magazine) xii, xvii, 89, 90, 94

housing, Indian bungalows 4

Howard government 29

cuts to education funding 27–8

response to Indian nuclear tests 30

Howard, John 24–5, 26

Hughes, Kim 68, 209, 211

human communication, men and women in

the world 157–62

humiliation 161–2

 

The Illustrated Australian Medical Guide (Muskett) 5

imperial connection

kin networks 38

and trade 2–4, 5–6, 38

unequal terms of membership of

Empire 25, 37

imports from India, during 18th and 19th

century 6

In Fear of China (Clark) 76

Independence Movement 7, 25

‘India’, lexical effects on Southern

Hemisphere 75–6

India, as metaphor for spirituality 151–2

‘India’, as a name for Australian girls 76

Indian asceticism

and media coverage of the Kumbh

Mela 21–4

and technology 22

Indian Association for the Study of Australia

(IASA) 31

Indian bungalows 4

Indian diaspora in Australia, growth rate 32

Indian Famine Relief Fund 5

Indian language study 27, 28–9

Indian Mutiny 7–8, 9–10, 89, 89n1, 97n11, 112, 121–2, 140–1

Indian restaurants 202

‘Indian Society’ (Lang) 100

Indian students in Australia 32, 200–1

Deakin’s vision for 14, 87

Indian Subcontinental Studies 27–9

Indian Tales (Anderson) 80

Indian women, relationships with European

men 93–4

Indo-Australian plate xvii, 77

Inglis, James 6

International Cricket Council (ICC) 70, 72

invasion-scare novels 76

Irish Sketch Book (Thackeray) 90

Ironmonger, Bert 66

Irrigated India (Deakin) 12, 13, 87

Irving, Washington 90

 

jackals 175–6

Jaitly, Jaya 203

James, Clive 79

Japan

Australia’s relationship with 76

as trading partner 28

Japanese Studies 28

Jardine, Douglas 72

Jeffrey Report 27, 28

Jeffrey, Robin xx, 27

Jhansi, Rani of 94–6

Johnston, Bill 67

Jones, Dean 69

jouissance 157, 157n10

 

Kaiser Bagh gardens, Lucknow 118, 121

Kalari Kovilakom 199, 201–2, 203

‘Kanpur’ (poem) (Barz) 178

Karma Cola (Metha) 173

Karnataka Association 209

Karnataka State Cricket Association

Stadium 209

Kasprowicz, Michael 213

Kauffman, Stanley 159

Keoladeo National Park 175–6

‘Keoladeo’ (poem) (Barz) 176

Kerouac, jack 208

Kerry, George 40–1

Khan, Imran 69

Khan, Mizra 141, 142

Khan, Zaheer 213

Kingston, Beverley 6

Kipling, Rudyard 104, 140

Kippax, Allan 66

Klawans, Stuart 159

Koch, Christopher 76–7, 87, 145–6

Kolkata (previously Calcutta) 55

Black Hole of Calcutta 112

Kootub Minar, Delhi 119

Koshi Bar, Bangalore 210

Kristeva, Julia 158, 160n18, 161

Kumar, Meenakshi 127–8

Kumar, Ravinder 27

Kumbh Mela

ban on photography 22–3

media coverage of 20–4

Kumble, Anil 71, 210, 211

Kyoto protocol 25, 26

 

La Nauze, JA 12

La Trobe University, Hindi language

studies 29

Lakhshmibai 94

Lalla Rookh (Moore) 9, 118–19, 120, 122–3, 123n5, 123n6

landscape, in Australian cinema 155, 155n6

Lang, John George

on common soldiers 103

death and burial xiii

Eurocentrism 98

family background ix, 138

first marriage x

his newspaper The Mofussilite x–xi, xvii, 78, 89, 90

on imperial practices in India 103

on instant experts on India 103–4

as lawyer in India xii, 94–5, 96, 100–1

as lawyer in Sydney x

meeting with Lall Singh 100–2

meeting with the Rani of Jhansi 94–5

move to Calcutta x

move to Meerut, Uttar Pradesh xi

publications 89, 138–9

representations of the British in

India 92–3, 147

representations of India and Indians 98

reputation in Australia x

reputation in England ix–x

reputation in India xi–xii

return to India xiii

second marriage xiii, 93

studies in England ix–x

on transracial relationships 94, 147

travel writing 96–103

as writer in London xii–xiii, 89–90

Lang, Lucy (née Peterson) x

Lariam 168

‘Last Mango in Pondicherry’ (Badami) 142–3

Lawrence, D.H. 81, 82

Lawry, Bill 68

Laxman, VVS. 71, 184, 211

Lee, Brett 31, 73

Lee, Sophie 154

Legends of Australia (Lang) x, 139

Lehmann, Darren 74, 213

Leunig, Michael 24

The Light of Asia (Arnold) 15

Lillee, Dennis 208

Lindwall, Ray 67

LiNQ journal 129, 131

Little Ghosts (Anderson) 80, 140

Llewellyn-Jones, Rosie 53

The Lone Hand 79, 84

‘Lost and Found in Avadh’ (poem)

(Barz) 179

Love, Hammy 66

Low, DA 27

Lucknow

architectural projects by Walter Burley

Griffin 60–2

British transformation of urban fabric in

19th century 60

First War of Indian Independence 60

former glory 117–18

Indian Mutiny 7, 10

urban erasure in 21st century 62

Luhrmann, Baz 153

Luketic, Robert 154

Lutyens, Edwin 53, 57, 58

 

M Chinnaswamy Stadium 209, 210

Macartney, Charlie 66

Macauley, Thomas 7

McDermott, Craig 70

McGrath, Glenn 71, 211, 212, 213

Macquarie, Lachlan 4

Madras 107–9

Maharaha Peishwa Bahadoor 97

Maharaja of Patiala, Team of Australian

Cricketers 65–6

Mahyuddin, Jan 133

Majarajahs, fascination with lives of 83–4

Mallet, Ashley 68

mandalas 193

‘mango novels’ xix, 143, 147

Maninder Singh 69

Manohar, Vasha 73

A Manual of Family Medicine for India

(Moore) 5

Marian; Or The Light of Someone’s Home

(Evans) 42–3

maritime links, in 19th century 8

Marshall, Malcolm 211

Martyn, Damien 31, 71

masculinity, in Australian writing about

India 80

Matthews, Greg 69

Maugham, Somerset xx

Mayavati 152

Mead, Silas 45–6

Meanjin 131, 132

Medcalf, Rory xiii

media coverage

of Indian news stories in Australia 24–5

of Kumbh Mela 20–4

meditation 194

mefloquine 168

Mela Rules, ban on photography 22–3

Merchant, Vijay 66, 73

Metha, Gita, 173

middle class culture 128

migration, of Anglo-Indians to

Australia 4–5

Miles, Barry 169

military presence in colonial India 79–80, 139–40

Miller, Keith 66, 67

mind/body split 159, 159n14

missionaries in Australia 45, 46

missionaries in India 11, 38–9

Baptist women from Australia 39–42, 47–8, 49

in Bengal 45

support for 38, 40

Mistry, Rohinton xix, 143

Modi, Rusi 66

Modjeska, Drusilla 131

Moffatt, Tracey 155

The Mofussilite (newspaper) x–xi, xvii, 78, 89, 90

‘The Mohammedan Mother’ (Lang) 93–4, 147

Mohanty, Chandra 130

Moore, Robin 27

Moore, Thomas 9, 118–19, 120, 122–3, 123n5

Moore, William 5

Moore-Gilbert, Bart 86

Morissette, Alanis 156

Mother, The 192

‘The Mouth of the Moon-God’

(Dorrington) 82

‘Mrs James Greene’ (Anderson) 140–2

Müller, Max 14–15, 114, 115

multiculturalism 133, 134, 135

Murdoch, Walter 12, 87

Muriel’s Wedding (film) 153, 154

Murphy, Kathleen 151

music 185–6

Muskett, Phillip 5

mutability of civilisations 9

Mutant Message Down Under (Morgan) 170

‘My Friend, the Maharajah’ (Esson) 83–4

‘My Love for Govinddas’ (poem) (Barz) 177

 

naga sadhus 21–3

Nana Sahib 97

Nana Sahib and the Rising at Cawnpore

(Gupta) 90

Narain Singh House (Varansai) 61

Narasimhaiah, C.D. 78

national images, study of 75

Neem Dreams (Baranay) xix, xx, 126, 127–8, 135

Neroni, Hilary 157

New Age spirituality, influence of Indian

religions 29

New Delhi 201

design of 53

as seat of Indian government 55

Night Cries, A Rural Tragedy (film) 155

nonviolent confrontation 85

nuclear testing by India 24, 30

numbers 185–6

 

O’Dowd, Bernard 16

onomastics 99

opium trade 110

Oudh Kingdom 9, 112

Our Bond (missionary publication) 39

Oxenham, Ron 66

 

Pal, Swati 128

Pappin, Alice 41, 42

The Paris Sketchbook (Thackeray) 90

Parsees’ Towers of Silence (Mumbai) 79

Parsons, Amy 41, 42

Partition 173

A Passage to India (Forster) 85

Pataudi, Nawab of 68

Patel, Jasu 67

Pathan, Irfan 213

Patrons, Players and the Crowd (Cashman) 73

Pawar, Sharad 31

Pepper, Cec 66

Perry, Ross 212

Pershad, Ajoodia xii, 96, 100–1

Pesman, Ros 38

Peterson, Andrew Turton x

The Piano (film) 153, 158, 159n15, 159n16

picturesqueness, appeal of 22

pilgrims 172, 202

Pinto, Eugenie 127

Pioneer 140

Playford, Thomas 11

Pokhran II nuclear tests 30

Polan, Dana 160

political extremism 173

Pondicherry 191–2, 193

Ponsford, Bill 66

Ponting, Ricky 71, 72, 184

postcolonial theory 75, 131–2

poverty 26, 171

Prabhu, K.N. 73

Prasanna, Erapally 68

Pratt, Mary Louise 91

‘Prayag’ (poem) (Barz) 177

Proctor, Mike 72

promontary view in travel writing 91

Proyas, Alex 155

publishing industry, market-driven nature

of 135

Pullinger, Kate 151, 161

 

Qadir, Abdul 213

Queensland, and emergence of new race 17

‘Quick in a Snatch’ (poem) (Barz) 178

 

ragas 185, 187

rail network in India 112–13

railway stations India 112

Ram, Alur Janaki 144

Ramsay, Balcarres D Wardlaw xi–xii

‘The Ranee of Jhansi’ (Lang) 94–6

Rascal Rain (Baranay) 126, 128–31

Rati 152

The Razor’s Edge (Maugham) xx

Red Fort, Delhi 118

Reeves, Peter 27

religion see Eastern religions; spirituality;

Theosophy

representations of India and its people

adventure, excitement and exotica 82–3, 119, 128

by Alfred Deakin 11–15, 87

colonial relations 85–7

life of Majarajahs and their

retinues 83–4

life on the streets 84–5

military life and masculinity 79–80

and postcolonial theory 131–2

sociocultural history of 76

travel stories 78–9

in women’s fiction 80–2

Reva 152

‘Rickshawallah’ (poem) (Barz) 178

Rigby’s Romance (Furphy) 15

Rivett, Eleanor 11

Rodgers, John 185–7

Roe, Jill 15, 16, 38

Rorke, Gordon 67

Rushdie, Salman xix, 143

Russia, threat of imperial ambitions 7

Ryder, Jack 65, 66

 

Taj Mahal 99, 120, 193

Tarrant, Frank 65, 66

Taylor, Mark 70, 209

tea trade 6

Tea Tree Gully Cricket Club 211

Temple and Tomb in India (Deakin) 12, 13, 87

Tendulkar, Sachin 30, 70, 183, 184, 209, 213

Tenniel, John 122

Tent Life in Tigerland (Inglis) 6

Thackeray, Williiam 90

‘Theory Couldn’t Help Me’ (Baranay) 129

Theosophy 15–17, 38

Thirwell, Mark 32

The Thousand and One Nights 120

Three Sydney Novels (Baranay) 135

Tibet, Tibet (French) 172

Tibetan refugees 171–2

Tiffin, Helen 146

time, understanding of 206

‘Tirhoot, Lucknow, Bhitoor, ETC.’

(Lang) 96

Titan Cup 70

Titsiana Booberini (film) 154

Toshack, Ernie 67

tourism, by Westerners 26

tourist’s view of India 150–1

trade

Australia–Japan 28

benefits of 13

and imperial connection 3–4, 5–6

transracial relationships 93–4, 140–2

travel writing 79, 90, 91

travels through India, by Australians in 19th

century 8–12, 14

The Triad 85

tropical heat, impact of 4, 5

Truth and Progress (Baptist publication) 47

tsunami, in December 2004 77

Tuck, Bertha 42

Tucker Sees India (Skinner) 80, 81–2, 139–40

Turcotte, Gerry 159

Turner, Neville 208, 209, 210, 211, 212

Twain, Mark 8, 185, 198

 

Udayan, children’s leprosy home 70

‘Ujjain’ (poem) (Barz) 179

UKraine 169

‘Under Western Eyes’ (Mohanty) 130

Underwood, Joseph ix

United Provinces Industrial and Agricultural

Exhibition 61

University of Lucknow, architectural designs

by Walter Burley Griffin 58, 61

urination scene in Holy Smoke! 157–60

 

Varma, Shanta Nedungadi 31

Vengsarkar, Dilip 208

Vengunad Kingdom 202

Venkataraghavan, Srinivasaranghavan 68

Victoria, Queen of England 76, 146

village life, biblical nature of 11–12

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) 173

Viswanath, Gundappa 69

 

Walker, David 79, 84

Wanderings in India (Lang) x, xx, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 104

Warne, Shane 70–1, 184, 211, 212, 213

Waugh, Mark 71, 209

Waugh, Steve 31, 70, 71, 167

Weaver, John 211

Weber, Tom 27

Well of Knowledge 115

Well of Purification 115

Wellek, Rene 75

Westall, Richard 122

The Wetherbys, Father and Son; Or, Sundry

Chapters of Indian Experience (Lang) 78, 147

Wetter, Margaret xiii, 93

White Australia policy 25

Windsor Manor Hotel 211

Winslet, Kate 149, 156

With the Tiger (Baranay) xx

women

colonial womanhood in Australia 42–5

female experience and ‘girlshine’ 155–6

female jouissance 157

female sexuality and spirituality 156

and female will 159, 159n15

missionaries in India 11, 38–42, 47–8, 49

settlers and Aboriginal people 37–8, 43, 44

women’s fiction, representations of India and

its people 80–2

Woodfull, 66

Woolacott, Angela 38, 48

World Series Cup 69

writer–text relationship 199

writings about India by expatriates, ‘mango

novels’ xix, 143, 147

writings about India by non-Indians

ambivalence about 170–1

in colonial era 138–42

contemporary works 126–8

in post-colonial era 142–6

see also Hingston, James; Lang, John

George

Wyllie, Dan 153

 

‘You Oughta Know’ (song) (Morissette) 156, 156n8

youth, passing of 154

 

Zach, Wolfgang 75

zenana 47

zero, idea of 186, 187–8

Wanderings in India: Australian Perceptions

   by Rick Hosking and Amit Sarwal