Islands, Islanders and the World: The Colonial and Post-colonial Experience of Eastern Fiji

Portada
This is a book about Fiji, a country whose recent political instability can be traced directly to its distinctive colonial and post-colonial experience. For one particular region of Fiji, the authors examine the environmental, social, and economic aspects of this experience, at scales ranging from national and regional to island, village, and household. The authors explore in depth the inter-relations among the island landscape, the cultural geography of the islanders, and the intrusive values and opportunties of the market economy.
 

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The island landscape
12
Capitalism and colonialism in the periphery
44
Physical and economic externalities and their impact
82
Pampered periphery?
131
Response to disaster
138
Depopulation and repopulation
148
Conclusion
165
Batiki
176
Conclusion
193
The regulation of marketing
209
Conclusion
215
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224
Towards kulaks and proletarians? 2 43
243
Island studies and geography
280
publications of the UNESCOUNFPAEastern FijiProject 2 93
297
19
323

Kabara
184

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