Broken waves : a history of the Fiji Islands in the twentieth century / Brij V. Lal Lal, Brij V

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Lal, Brij V
HISTORY.; Fiji - Politics and government.; Fiji - History.
  • Land and People
  • The Nineteenth Century: Road to Cession
  • Cession and Its Legacy
  • 1. The Second Coming: 1900-1920. Fijians: Shaking the Tree. Lala. Taxation. Trading. Fijian Labor Laws. Land and Land Reform. European Planters and Federation. Indians: Girmit and Free. The 1910s: Protest, War, and Death. Manilal Doctor. Apolosi Nawai. World War I. Influenza
  • 2. The Foundations Challenged: 1920-1939. Population and Its Politics. Fijian Society: Questions and Problems. Viti Cauravou. From Indians to Indo-Fijians. The 1920 Strike. Company and Kisan: Round One. Education. Electoral Representation. Laud and Land Tenure. The Colonial World
  • 3. For King and Country: 1939-1959. War. The War in Nadi. For King and Country. Company and Kisan: Round Two. Native Land and Fijian Affairs. The Politics of the Deed of Cession. Race Relations in the 1950s. War in Malaya. Social Change. Education
  • 4. Winds of Change: 1959-1969. The 1959 Strike. Company and Kisan: Round Three. Commissions of Inquiry. Toward Self-Government. The 1965 Constitutional Conference. Elections and By-elections. The End of an Era
  • 5. The Center Cannot Hold: 1970-1987. The 1970s: Tentative Honeymoon. The Street Commission and the Constitution. The Issue of Land Yet Again. The Politics of Balance. Butadroka, Racism, and the Elections. The 1980s: New Wines in Old Bottles. A Government of National Unity. 1982: Western Regionalism, Elections, and Aftermath. 1982-1987: Consolidation and Fragmentation. Fiji Labour Party, Coalition, and Campaign
  • 6. Things Fall Apart: The 1987 Crisis. Coalition Government. The Rise of Taukei Militancy. The Coup and a Week After. Coalition and Other Reactions. Seeking a Constitutional Solution. The September Coup and the Birth of the Fiji Republic. The Causes of the Coup. The Principal Players
  • 7. Broken Waves
  • Appendix: Population and Trade Statistics.
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