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Author Tarte, Daryl, author.

Title Fiji : a place called home / Daryl Tarte.

Publication Info. ANU, Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, 2014.

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Contents Part one: Taveuni: The colonial period -- 1. People along the road -- 2. The old home -- 3. The plantation -- 4. The young overseer -- 5. Island life -- 6. Marriage -- 7. An array of characters -- 8. Sale of the plantation -- 9. Farewell Taveuni -- part two: Greater Fiji: Life in the nation -- 10. Sugar -- 11. Tourism -- 12. Commerce and industry -- Interlude: A Fijian delicacy-Balolo -- 13. Diplomacy -- 14. Politics and leadership -- Interlude: A conversation of spirits -- 15. Sports -- Interlude: China rose -- 16. Clubs -- Interlude: Rotary-Service above self -- 17. Religion -- Interlude: The Veli-Fiji's hairy myth -- 18. The underprivileged -- 19. Media: the voice of the people -- 20. Rumblings of discontent -- Interlude: Reflections on coups -- 21. Women: the real mother lode -- 22. Islands -- 23. In search of a soul -- 24. Conclusion.
Language English.
Summary Daryl Tarte writes emotively, in great detail, about his personal experience of growing up on a remote island during the colonial era, when races were segregated, and white people lived an elite existence.
Subject Tarte, Daryl.
Fijians -- Australia -- Biography.
Fiji -- Politics and government -- History.
Fiji -- Social life and customs.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
Fijians. (OCoLC)fst00924133
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Australia. (OCoLC)fst01204543
Fiji. (OCoLC)fst01208479
History & Archaeology.
Regions & Countries - Australia & Pacific Islands - Oceania.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Tarte, Daryl. Fiji : a place called home. Canberra, Australia : Australian National University Press, 2014 220 pages 9781925022049
ISBN 9781925022056 (electronic bk.)
1925022056 (electronic bk.)
1925022048
9781925022049
Standard No. AU@ 000053147129
AU@ 000058200951
AU@ 000060582204
GBVCP 1008662054

 
    
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