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Brown or white? : a history of the Fiji sugar industry, 1873-1973

Moynagh, Michael


For nearly one hundred years the sugar industry has been central to the Fiji economy, and has been dominated by the Colonial Sugar Refining Co. Ltd (CSR). After Cession in 1874, government sought to attract capital to the colony, and CSR responded because it needed raw sugar for its refineries in Australia and New Zealand. The company had originally hoped that its mills would be supplied with cane mainly from outside growers, but initially it was disappointed. Income from cane was too low...[Show more]

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Date published: 1978
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7392415b711


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