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Chalo Jahaji: on a journey through indenture in Fiji

Chalo Jahaji: on a journey through indenture in Fiji

Lal, Brij V

eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Biography. History. Electronic books.
Published Acton, A.C.T. : ANU E Press 2012

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Statement of responsibility: Brij V. Lal
ISBN: 1922144614, 9781922144614
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource
Subject: Lal, Brij V.; Indentured servants.; Indentured servants Fiji Biography.; Fiji.; Fiji History.; HISTORY Oceania.
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  1. Preliminary; Table of Contents; Girmit Connections
  2. Brinsley Samaroo; Preface
  3. Beginnings and Endings; 1. Of Journeys and Transformations: Brij V. Lal and the Study of Girmit
  4. Doug Munro; 2. Return to Bahraich; 3. The Odyssey of Indenture; 4. A Journey Begins; 5. Origins of the Girmitiyas; 6. A Time to Move; 7. Bound for the Colonies in 1905; 8. The Voyage of the Leonidas; 9. The Wreck of the Syria, 1884; 10. Murmurs of Dissent; 11. Kunti's Cry; 12. Veil of Dishonour; 13. Hinduism Under Indenture; 14. The Story of the Haunted Line.
  5. 15. 'A Want of Care': Death and Disease on Fiji Plantations, 1800-1900
  6. Glenn Fowler16. Death On Fiji Plantations, 1900-1909
  7. Nicole Duncan; 17. Accidental Deaths on Fiji Plantations, 1879-1916
  8. Anthony Cole; 18. Naraini's Story
  9. Jane Harvey; 19. The Labasa Strike, 1907
  10. Matthew Ryan; 20. Mr Tulsi's Store; 21. Ben's Funeral; 22. Sunrise on the Ganga; Map of India; Map of Fiji; Appendix; Tables and Figures; Sources; Books authored or edited by Brij V. Lal; Index.