2004

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 15.1743  Friday, 17 September 2004

From:           Terence Hawkes <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 15 Sep 2004 12:42:25 -0400
Subject: Why Are Indians Called Asians In The UK?
Comment:        SHK 15.1728 Why Are Indians Called Asians In The UK?

No less intriguing is the apparent persistence of the old British
Foreign Office designations 'Far East', 'Middle East' and -until
recently- 'Near East'. Far from where? London, presumably. And whatever
happened to The Levant?

T. Hawkes

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