South Asians in Fiji:
a bibliography

A rural Indo-Fijian market in the 1940s (from Broken Waves, cited below.)


 Caturvedi, Jagadisa Prasada, 1918-
      Fiji mem pravasi Bharatiya / Jagadisa Prasada Caturvedi.  Nayi Dilli :
    Bharatiya Samkrtika Sambandha Parishad, 1985. [History of Indians in Fiji.]
        UCB   Main      DU600 .C241 1985

Coulter, John Wesley, 1893-1967.
     Fiji, little India of the Pacific.  Chicago, Ill., The University of
   Chicago Press [1942].
       UCB   Anthropol DU600 .C67
       UCB   Main      DU600 .C67

Gillion, Kenneth L.
     Fiji's Indian migrants; a history to the end of indenture in 1920, by K.
   L. Gillion.  Melbourne, New York, Oxford University Press, 1962.
       UCB   Anthropol JV9350.F5 G54
       UCB   Main      JV9350.F5 G54

Gillion, Kenneth L.
     The Fiji Indians : challenge to European dominance, 1920-1946 / K. L.
   Gillion.  Canberra : Australian National University Press, 1977.
       UCB   Main      DU600 .G55 1977

Girmit : a centenary anthology 1879-1979. [East Indians in Fiji]
	[Suva] : Designed and produced by the Ministry of Information for the 
	National Committee of the Girmit Centenary Celebrations, [1979].
        UCSD  SSH       DU600 .G57 1979

Kelly, John Dunham, 1958-
      A politics of virtue : Hinduism, sexuality, and countercolonial discourse
    in Fiji / John D. Kelly.  Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
        UCB   Main      DU600 .K38 1991
        UCB   Moffitt   DU600 .K38 1991

Lal, Brij V.
     Broken waves : a history of the Fiji Islands in the twentieth century /
   Brij V. Lal.  Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, c1992.
     Series title:  Pacific islands monograph series ; no. 11.
       UCB   Main      DU600 .L28 1992

Lal, Brij V.
      Girmitiyas : the origins of the Fiji Indians / Brij V. Lal.  Canberra :
    Journal of Pacific History, c1983.
        UCLA  URL       DU 600 L29 1983

Lal, Brij V.
     Leaves of the banyan tree : origins and background of Fiji's north Indian
   indentured migrants, 1879-1916 / Brij Lal.  1980. [DISSERTATION]
       UCSD  SSH       XX 845 Current Periodical Microform

Lal, Victor.
     Fiji : coups in paradise : race, politics, and military intervention /
   Victor Lal.  London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J., USA : Zed Books, 1990.
       UCB   Main      DU600 .L293 1990

Muthanna, I. M.
      People of India in North America : United States, Canada, W. Indies &
    Fiji : immigration history of East-Indians up to 1960 / I.M. Muthanna.  2nd
    enl. ed.  [Bangalore : Gangarams Book Distributors], 1982.
        UCB   Main      E29.E37 M871 1982b

Rama's banishment : a centenary tribute to the Fiji Indians, 1879-1979 /
   edited by Vijay Mishra.  London : Heinemann Educational Books, 1979.
       UCD   Shields   DU600.R35
       UCI   Main Lib  DU600 .R35
       UCLA  URL       DU 600 R35
       UCR   Rivera    DU600 .R35
       UCSD  SSH       DU600 .R35

Sarma, Vivekananda, 1939-
      Jaba manavata karaha uthi. [on East Indians in Fiji.]
     Delhi: Gaurav Prakashan, 1976.
        CRL   GenCollec 76-904775 


Bedford, Richard. Out of Fiji...: a perspective on migration after the coups / Richard Bedford. Pacific Viewpoint Wellington v. 30, no. 2, 1989. pp. 142-153. Interview with Brij V. Lal Itinerario, Spring 1997 Jayawardena, Chandra Culture and ethnicity in Guyana and Figi. Man 15, S 80, pp.430-50 and discussion 16:693-6 D 81; 18:190-1 Mar 83. Kelly, John Dunham. Discourse about sexuality and the end of indenture in Fiji: the making of counter-hegemonic discourse / John Dunham Kelly. History and Anthropology Chur v. 5, no. 1, 1990. pp. 19-61. Kelly, John D. Fear of culture: British regulation of Indian marriage in post-indenture Fiji. Ethnohistory 1989 36(4): 372-391. Lal, Victor. The Fiji General Election of 1987. Electoral Studies, Vol.6, No.3, 1987: 249-262. Lal, Victor. The Fiji Indians: Marooned at Home in Colin Clarke et al., South Asians Overseas: Migration and Ethnicity, Cambridge University Press, England, 1991. Premdas, Ralph R. and Steeves, Jeffrey S. Fiji: problems of ethnic discrimination and inequality in the new constitutional order. Round Table [Great Britain] 1991 (318): 155-172. Robertson, R. T. and Tamanisau, A. Fiji: race, class and the military. Development and Change [Great Britain] 1989 20(2): 203-234. Shlomowitz, Ralph. Infant mortality and Fiji's Indian migrants, 1879-1919. Indian Economic and Social History Review [India] 1986 23(3): 289-302. Singh, Ken. Uluicalia sugar mill and its Indian workers, 1874-1876. Domodomo Suva v. 2, no. 3, 1984, p.113-120 Sookdeo, Anil. Indian West-Indians and ethnic processes in Trinidad and Tobago with some reference to the Fiji Indians. Journal of Ethnic Studies 1988 16(3): 27-45. West, Dalton. Ethnic strife in paradize: Fiji 1987. Conflict [Great Britain] 1988 8(2-3): 217-235.

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