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Vatukoula - rock of gold : labour in the goldmining industry of Fiji, 1930-1970

Emberson-Bain, 'Atu


This is a study of the making of a working class: a reconstruction of the history of wage labour in the Fiji goldmining industry. It examines the operations of a group of associated Australian mining companies and explores the singular features of Fiji's principal - and today only - mining town of Vatukoula. Through this, it seeks to illuminate the mechanics of labour supply and control in one sector of the colonial labour market. Mining capitalism gave birth to a new-found colonial...[Show more]

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Date published: 1985
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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