"Asia Education Foundation"--T.p."Australian Government. Department of Education, Science and Training"--Cover.Summary: CrossCurrents is a collection of visual and written texts from Confucian to contemporary times. It includes poetry , diary entries, extracts from speeches, political tracts, images and newspaper articles. The book is divided into four themes: Who rules? Kingdoms, colonies, communes ... looks at the changing nature of governance; Law makers and law breakers ... examines different types of law making; Nation building ... explores sources of national identity; Bolder than borders ...looks to the future and the effect of globalisation.