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Author Lal, Brij V.

Title A time bomb lies buried : Fiji's road to independence, 1960-1970 / Brij V. Lal.

Published Canberra, A.C.T. : ANU E Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (1 online resource (ix, 106 pages)).
Series State, Society and Governance in Melanesia monograph ; no. 1
State, Society and Governance in Melanesia monograph ; no. 1.
Books at JSTOR Open Access
Contents Paramountcy, Parity, Privilege -- Amery and the Aftermath -- The 1965 Constitutional Conference -- Towards Independence -- Afterword -- Appendix 1. Policy in Fiji (Nov. 1960) -- Appendix 2. Fiji Final Despatch (8 Oct. 1970).
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed July 17, 2008).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "A Time Bomb Lies Buried discusses the debates which took place in Suva and London as well as the politics and processes which led Fiji to independence in 1970 after 96 years of colonial rule. It provides an essential background to understanding the crises and convulsions which have haunted Fiji ever since in its search for a constitutional settlement for its multiethnic population."--Publisher's description.
"Concise history of Fijian politics from 1960-1970 with focus on independence movement"--Provided by publisher.
Language notes English.
Other author State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project.
ANU E Press.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Fiji -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements.
Fiji -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Fiji -- History -- 20th century.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781921313615 (electronic bk.)
1921313617 (electronic bk.)