Colonial experience

as revised by R. Roberts
  • 77 Pages
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by
Currency Press , Sydney
Statementby Walter Cooper ; edited by Eric Irvin.
SeriesThe National theatre
ContributionsRoberts, R., Irvin, Eric.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.2.C57 C6 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 77 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3890906M
ISBN 100868190240, 0868190160
LC Control Number81452314

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Where history comes alive. This book analyses thematically much of the colonial experience of the Fijians earlier this century - their land rights, village and district politics, chiefly leadership, underground movements and various British efforts to 'improve' them.

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Inhe received the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters for his lifetime contribution to literature.

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