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A history of Indian immigration and settlement in Fiji

Gillion, Kenneth L


In this thesis, the causes, nature and effects of Indian immigration and settlement in Fiji from 1879 to 1919 are studied from documentary and oral data. The subject is treated broadly from several angles, not analysed rigorously in relation to any single hypothesis. Indentured Indian immigrants were introduced into Fiji by the first Governor, Sir Arthur Gordon, who wished to obtain revenue from a limited commercial development of the colony without disrupting Fijian society. This object was...[Show more]

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Date published: 1958
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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