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Bearing Witness: Essays in honour of Brij V.Lal

Bibliography of Brij V. Lal’s Academic Writings1

Compiled by Doug Munro

1977–78

‘Exhaustion and persistence: Aspects of rural Indian society in Fiji’. Quarterly Review of Historical Studies (Calcutta), 17(2): 69–79.

1979

‘The wreck of the Syria, 1884’. In The Indo-Fijian Experience, edited by Subramani, pp. 26–40. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.

Republished

2000

In Chalo Jahaji: On a Journey Through Indenture in Fiji, Canberra: Division of Pacific & Asian History, The Australian National University, and Suva: Fiji Museum, pp. 153–65.

2012

In Chalo Jahaji: On a Journey Through Indenture in Fiji, Canberra: ANU E Press, pp. 153–65. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/9.-The-Wreck-of-the-Syria-1884.pdf (accessed 7 March 2017).

1979

‘Fiji girmitiyas: Background to banishment’. In Rama’s Banishment: A Centenary Tribute to the Fiji Indians, edited by Vijay Mishra, pp. 12–39. Auckland and London: Heinemann Educational Books.

1980

‘Approaches to the study of Indian indentured emigration, with special reference to Fiji’. Journal of Pacific History, 15(1): 52–70. DOI: 10.1080/00223348008572387.

1980

‘Political movement in the early East Indian community in Canada’. Indian Journal of History, 58: 193–220.

Republished

1981

In the Journal of Intercultural Studies, 2(1): 61–87. DOI: 10.1080/07256868.1981.9963169.

1980

‘The elusive other India: A review article’ [of The Other India: The Overseas Indians and their Relationship – Proceedings of a Seminar, edited by I.J. Bahadur Singh]. Journal of Pacific Studies, 6: 99–113.

1982

‘An uncertain journey: The voyage of the Leonidas’. Journal of Pacific Studies, 8: 55–69.

Republished

2000

‘The voyage of the Leonidas’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 143–51.

1982

‘Canada: The tide of turbans’. In Pacific Indians, edited by Ron Crocombe, pp. 133–54. Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific.

1983

Girmitiyas: The Origins of the Fiji Indians. Canberra: The Journal of Pacific History. 2nd edition 2004, Lautoka: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, with a foreword by Clem Seecharan, viii+190 pp.

Republished

2000

‘A journey begins’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 67–98 [chapter 1 of Girmitiyas].

1983

‘The Fiji General Elections of 1982: The tidal wave that never came’. Journal of Pacific History, 18(2): 134–57.

1983

‘Indian indenture historiography: A note on problems, sources and methods’. Journal of Pacific Studies, 6(2): 33–50.

1983

‘The 1982 national election and its aftermath’. University of the South Pacific Sociological Bulletin, 6: 3–17.

1984

ed. with John McGuire and Meredith Borthwick. Problems of Method and Enquiry in South Asian History. Perth: Centre for South and Southeast Asian Studies, Monograph 5.

1984

‘Labouring men and nothing more: Some problems of Indian indenture in Fiji’. In Indentured Labour in the British Empire, 1834–1920, edited by Kay Saunders, pp. 126–54. London and Canberra: Croom Helm.

1985

‘Kunti’s cry: Indentured women on Fiji plantations’. Indian Economic and Social History Review, 22(1): 55–77.

Republished

1989

In Women in Colonial India: Essays on Survival,Work and the State, edited by Jayasankar Krishnamurty, pp. 163–79. New Delhi and New York: Oxford University Press (a collection of articles originally published in the Indian Economic and Social History Review).

2000

‘Kunti’s cry’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 195–214.

1985

‘Veil of dishonour: Sexual jealousy and suicide on Fiji plantations’. Journal of Pacific History, 20(3–4): 135–55. DOI: 10.1080/00223348508572516.

Republished

2000

‘Veil of dishonour’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 215–38.

1986

ed. Politics in Fiji: Studies in Contemporary History. Laie: Brigham Young University and Sydney: Allen & Unwin, xi+161 pp.

1986

‘Politics since independence, 1970–1982’. In Politics in Fiji, pp. 74–106.

1986

‘The emergence of the Fiji Labour Party’. In Politics in Fiji, pp. 139–57.

1986

‘Murmurs of dissent: Non-resistance on Fiji plantations’. Hawaiian Journal of History, 20: 188–214.

Revised versions republished

1993

‘“Nonresistance” on Fiji plantations: The Fiji Indian experience, 1879–1920’. In Plantation Workers: Resistance and Accommodation, edited by Brij V. Lal, Doug Munro and Edward D. Beechert, pp. 187–216. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1993.

2000

‘Murmers of dissent’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 167–93.

2014

with Doug Munro. ‘Nonresistance in Fiji’. In Resistance and Indian Indenture Experience: Comparative Perspectives, edited by Maurits S. Hassankhan, Brij V. Lal and Doug Munro, pp. 121–56. New Delhi: Manohar.

1986

Power and Prejudice: The Making of the Fiji Crisis. Wellington: New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, vii+204 pp. Reprinted 1990.

1987

ed. Wansalawara: Soundings in Melanesian History. Honolulu: Center for Pacific Islands Studies Occasional Paper. University of Hawaii at Mānoa.

1987

‘Introduction’. In Wansalawara, pp. 1–12.

1988

‘Before the storm: An analysis of the Fiji general election of 1987’. Journal of Pacific Studies, 12(1): 71–96.

1989

‘Fiji Indians and the politics of disparity’. Foreign Affairs Record (New Delhi), 37: 95–105.

1989

‘Rabuka’s republic: a year on’. Current Affairs Bulletin (Sydney), 65(1): 4–14.

1990

ed. As the Dust Settles: Impact and Implications of the Fiji Coups. Special Issue, Contemporary Pacific: A Journal of Island Affairs, 2(1): 1–230.

1990

‘Introduction’. Contemporary Pacific, 2(1): 1–10.

1990

with Karen Peacock. ‘Researching the Fiji coups’. Contemporary Pacific, 2(1): 183–95.

1990

‘Islands of turmoil: Contemporary Fiji re-visited’. Meanjin, 49(4): 639–51.

1991

‘Politics and society in post-coup Fiji’. Cultural Survival Quarterly, 15(2): 71–96.

1991

‘For King and country: The Pacific War in Fiji’. In Remembering the Pacific War, edited by Geoffrey M. White, pp. 17–25. Honolulu: Center for Pacific Islands Studies, University of Hawaii.

1991

with Barry Shineberg. ‘The story of the haunted line: Totaram Sanadhya recalls the labour lines in Fiji’. Journal of Pacific History, 26(1): 107–12.

Republished

2000

‘The story of the haunted line’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 261–71.

1991

Broken Waves: A History of the Fiji Islands in the Twentieth Century, with a ‘Preface’ by Robert C. Kiste. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, xxii+404 pp.

1992

ed. Pacific Islands History: Journeys and Transformations. ‘Preface’ by Donald Denoon. Canberra: The Journal of Pacific History, xiii+255 pp.

1992

‘Introduction’. Pacific Islands History, pp. ix–xiii.

1992

‘Rhetoric and reality: The dilemma of contemporary Fiji politics’. In Culture and Democracy in the South Pacific, edited by Ron Crocombe, Uentabo Neemia, Asesela Ravuvu and Werner vom Busch, pp. 97–116. Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies of the University of the South Pacific.

1992

‘Plus ça change: Resources, politics and development in the South Pacific’. In Resources, Development and Politics in the Pacific Islands, edited by Stephen Henningham and Ron May, pp. 230–37. Bathurst, NSW: Crawford House Publishing.

1993

ed. with Doug Munro and Edward D. Beechert. Plantation Workers: Resistance and Accommodation. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, viii+342 pp.

1993

‘“Nonresistance” on Fiji Plantations: The Fiji Indian experience, 1879–1920’. In Plantation Workers, pp. 187–216.

1993

‘Chiefs and Indians: Elections and politics in contemporary Fiji’. Contemporary Pacific, 5(2): 275–301.

1993

‘Melanesia in review, 1992: Fiji’. Contemporary Pacific, 5(2): 403–408.

1993

‘Kenneth L. Gillion, 1929–1992: An appreciation’. Journal of Pacific History, 28(1): 93–96. DOI: 10.1080/00223349308572728.

1994

ed. with K.R. Howe and Robert D. Kiste. Tides of History: The Pacific Islands in the Twentieth Century. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, and Sydney: Allen & Unwin, xviii+475 pp.

1994

‘The passage out’. In Tides of History, pp. 435–61.

1994

ed. with Yogendra Yadav. Bhut Len Ki Katha: Totaram Sanadhya’s Fiji. New Delhi: Saraswati Press, (in Hindi), 171 pp.

1994

‘Melanesia in review, 1993: Fiji’. Contemporary Pacific, 6(2): 438–43.

1994

Extended untitled review of Pacific History: Papers from the 9th Pacific History Conference, ed. Donald Rubinstein, in Isla: A Journal of Micronesian Studies, 2(1): 147–53.

1995

with Yogendra Yadav. ‘Hinduism under indenture: Totaram Sanadhya’s account of Fiji’. Journal of Pacific History, 30(1): 99–111.

1995

ed. with Hank Nelson. Lines Across the Sea: Colonial Inheritance in the Post-Colonial Pacific. Brisbane: Pacific History Association, xvi+320 pp.

1995

‘Rabuka’s republic: The Fiji snap elections of 1994’. Pacific Studies, 18(1): 44–77.

1996

with Paul Reeves and Tomasi Vakatora. The Fiji Islands: Towards a United Future: Report of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission. Suva: Parliamentary Paper no. 36, xix+719 pp.

1996

‘The odyssey of indenture: Fragmentation and reconstitution in the Indian diaspora’. Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies, 5(2): 167–88. DOI: 10.1353/dsp.1996.0012.

Republished

2000

‘The odyssey of indenture’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 41–66.

1996

‘From across the horizon: A sojourn in Hawaii’. Journal of Pacific Studies, 20: 224–37.

Republished

2001

‘A sojourn in Hawai‘i’. In Mr Tulsi’s Store: A Fijian Journey. Canberra: PandanusBooks, pp. 111–26.

2013

Mr Tulsi’s Store: A Fijian Journey. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p229551/pdf/ch07.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

1997

A Vision for Change: AD Patel and the Politics of Fiji. Canberra: National Centre for Development Studies, The Australian National University, xvii+282 pp.

Republished

2011

ed. A Vision for Change: AD Patel and the Politics of Fiji. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/whole5.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

1997

with Paul Reeves and Tomasi Vakatora. Huala‘af ma vakaiof se ta av hugag‘eseat ma teag‘eseat : te ne komitit ne sakiroa constitution fup‘aki. (Fiji Islands: towards a united future: Report of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission, 1996, Rotuman Selections), Suva: Government Printer, 94 pp.

1997

ed. with Peter Larmour. Electoral Systems in Divided Societies: the Fiji Constitution Review. Canberra: National Centre for Development Studies and Stockholm: Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, v+159 pp.

1997

‘A new electoral system for Fiji: Recommendations of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission’. In Electoral Systems in Divided Societies, edited by Brij V. Lal and Peter Larmour, pp. 39–72. Canberra: National Centre for Development Studies, and Stockholm: Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.

1997

with Paul Reeves and Tomasi Vakatora. Research Papers of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission. Vol. 1: Fiji in Transition. Suva: School of Social and Economic Development, University of the South Pacific, vii+312 pp.

1997

with Paul Reeves and Tomasi Vakatora. Research Papers of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission. Vol. II: Fiji and the World. Suva: School of Social and Economic Development, University of the South Pacific, vii+358 pp.

1997

‘Towards a united future: Report of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission’. Journal of Pacific History, 32(1): 71–84. DOI: 10.1080/00223349708572828.

1997

‘Brij V. Lal: Historian of indenture and of contemporary Fiji’ [interview with Doug Munro], Itinerario: European Journal of Overseas History, 21(1): 16–27. DOI: 10.1017/S0165115300022671.

1997

‘Submissions’. Meanjin, 56(2): 269–80.

Republished

1998

In Another Way, pp. 164–75.

2001

In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 153–68.

1997

‘The decolonisation of Fiji: Debate on constitutional change, 1943–1963’. In Emerging from Empire? Decolonisation in the Pacific, edited by Donald Denoon, pp. 29–39. Canberra: Division of Pacific and Asian History, The Australian National University.

1997

‘Coups in Fiji’. In The Cambridge History of the Pacific Islanders, edited by Donald Denoon, pp. 415–19. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

1997

‘Ben’s funeral’. In Fiji: The Road Ahead. National Federation Party, pp. 69–76. Suva: National Federation Party.

Republished

2000

In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 377–88.

2001

‘Ben’. In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 139–52.

1998

Another Way: The Politics of Constitutional Reform in Post-Coup Fiji. Canberra: Asia Pacific Press, xiv+223 pp.

1998

ed. Crossing the Kala Pani: A Documentary History of Indian Indenture in Fiji. Canberra: Division of Pacific & Asian History, Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies, The Australian National University, and Suva: Fiji Museum, 328 pp.

1998

ed. with Lance Brennan. Across the Kala Pani: Indian Overseas Migration and Settlement. Special Issue, South Asia: A Journal of South Asian Studies, 21:(sup. 001): 1–237.

1998

‘Understanding the Indian indenture experience’. South Asia: A Journal of South Asian Studies, 21:(sup. 001): 215–37. DOI: 10.1080/00856409808723356.

1998

‘Bahraich’. In Unfinished Journeys: India File from Canberra, edited by Debjani Ganguly and Kavita Nandan, pp. 91–108. Adelaide: Centre for Research in the New Literatures in English, Flinders University.

Republished

2000

‘Return to Bahraich’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 25–39.

2001

In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 25–44.

2005

In On the Other Side of Midnight, pp. 34–52.

1999

‘The voice of the people: Ethnic identity and nation building in Fiji’. Journal of the Pacific Society, 12(3–4): 1–12.

Republished

2001

In New Pacific Review, 1(1): 127–44.

1999

‘Bound for the colonies: A view of Indian indentured emigration in 1905’. Journal of Pacific History, 34(3): 307–09. DOI: 10.1080/00223349908572915.

Republished

2000

‘Bound for the colonies in 1905’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 137–42.

1999

A Time to Change: The Fiji General Elections of 1999. Canberra: Department of Political and Social Change Discussion Paper 23 in the Regime Change and Regime Maintenance Series, The Australian National University, 61 pp.

Republished in a revised and shortened form

2000

In Fiji Before the Storm, ed. Lal, pp. 21–48.

2000

Chalo Jahaji: On a Journey Through Indenture in Fiji, with a preface by Brinsley Samaroo. Canberra: Division of Pacific & Asian History, The Australian National University, and Suva: Fiji Museum, xviii+420 pp. Reprinted 2006 by the Fiji Hindu Society.

Republished

2012

Chalo Jahaji: On a Journey Through Indenture in Fiji. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/publications/chalo-jahaji (accessed 18 January 2017).

Including

Doug Munro, ‘Of journeys and transformations: Brij V. Lal and the study of girmit’, pp. 1–23. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/1.-Of-Journeys-and-Transformations-Doug-Munro.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

and a sample of essays by Lal’s Honours students:

Glen Fowler. ‘“A want of care”: Death and disease on Fiji plantations, 1890–1900’. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/15.-A-Want-of-Care-Death-and-Disease-on-Fiji-Plantations-1800-1900-Glenn-Fowler.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017);

Nicole Duncan. ‘Death on Fiji plantations, 1900–1909’. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/16.-Death-On-Fiji-Plantations-1900-1909-Nicole-Duncan.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017);

Anthony Cole. ‘Accidental deaths on Fiji plantations, 1879–1916’. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/17.-Accidental-Deaths-on-Fiji-Plantations-1879-1916-Anthony-Cole.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017);

Jane Harvey. ‘Naraini’s story’. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/18.-Narainis-Story-Jane-Harvey.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017);

Matthew Ryan. ‘The Labasa strike, 1907’. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p212781/pdf/19.-The-Labasa-Strike-1907-Matthew-Ryan.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2000

‘A time to move’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 121–36 (published for the first time).

2000

‘Mr Tulsi’s store’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 367–76 (published for the first time).

2000

‘Sunrise on the Ganga’. In Chalo Jahaji, pp. 389–98.

Republished

2005

In On the Other Side of Midnight, pp. 134–44.

2015

In An Anthology of Writings on the Ganga: Goddess and River in History, Culture and Society, edited by Assa Doron, Richard Barz, Barbara Nelson, pp. 122–31. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.

2000

ed. Fiji Before the Storm: Elections and the Dilemmas of Politics of Development. Canberra: Asia Pacific Press, xii+205 pp.

Republished

2012

ed. Fiji Before the Storm: Elections and the Dilemmas of Politics of Development. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/whole13.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2000

‘The future of our past’. In Fiji Before the Storm, ed. Lal, pp. 1–6.

2000

‘A time to change: The Fiji general elections of 1999’. In Fiji Before the Storm, ed. Lal, pp. 21–47.

2000

‘Madness in May: George Speight and the unmaking of modern Fiji’. In Fiji Before the Storm, ed. Lal, pp. 175–94.

2000

ed. with Kate Fortune. The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, xxxvi+664 pp. Includes a CD-ROM version.

2000

with Kate Fortune. ‘Preface’ to The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, ed. Lal and Fortune, pp. xv–xvi.

2000

‘Suva’. In The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, ed. Lal and Fortune, pp. 104–05.

2000

‘Girmitiya’. In The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, ed. Lal and Fortune, pp. 110–11.

2000

‘A.D. Patel’. In The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, ed. Lal and Fortune, pp. 280–81.

2000

‘Colonial Sugar Refining Company’. In The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia, ed. Lal and Fortune, p. 355.

2000

‘On the campaign trail’. Conversations (Canberra), 1: 20–34.

Republished

2001

In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 169–83.

2000

‘Chiefs and thieves and other people besides: The making of George Speight’s coup’. The Journal of Pacific History, 35(3): 281–93. DOI: 10.1080/00223340020010571.

2000

‘Rabuka of Fiji: Coups, constitutions and confusion: Review and reflections’. The Journal of Pacific History, 35(3): 319–26.

Republished

2015

In Fijian Studies: A Journal of Contemporary Fiji, 13(1): 85–97. Online: fijianstudies.net/wp-content/uploads/FS/13(1)/FS-13-1-Lal-Rabuka.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2001

Mr Tulsi’s Store: A Fijian Journey. Canberra: Pandanus Books, xi+209 pp.

Republished

2013

Mr Tulsi’s Store: A Fijian Journey. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/whole3.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2001

‘Preface’. In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. ix–xi.

2001

‘Tabia’. In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 1–23.

Republished

2005

In On the Other Side of Midnight, pp. 53–77.

2001

‘From Labasa to Laucala Bay’. In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 81–103.

Republished as an altered version

2004

‘Laucala Bay’. In Pacific Places, Pacific Histories, ed. Lal, pp. 367–58.

2001

‘The other side of midnight’. In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 105–09.

2001

with Michael Pretes. Coup: Reflections on the Political Crisis in Fiji. Canberra: Pandanus Books, x+186 pp.

Republished

2008

Coup: Reflections on the Political Crisis in Fiji. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/whole_book7.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2001

with Michael Pretes. ‘Preface’. In Coup, Lal and Pretes, pp. ix–x.

2001

‘Fijicoup.com’. In Coup, Lal and Pretes, pp. 1–7.

2001

‘The sun set at noon today’. In Coup, Lal and Pretes, pp. 8–17.

2001

with Peter Hempenstall. Pacific Places, Pacific Lives: Bursting Boundaries in Pacific History. Canberra: The Journal of Pacific History, v+190 pp.

2001

‘While the gun is still smoking: Witnessing participant history’. In Pacific Places, Pacific Lives: Bursting Boundaries in Pacific History, edited by Brij Lal and Peter Hempenstall, pp. 70–87. Canberra: The Journal of Pacific History.

Republished

2011

In Intersections: History, Memory, Discipline, pp. 39–57.

2001

‘Rewriting the social contract’. In Perspectives on the Chinese Indonesians, edited by Michael R. Godley and Grayson J. Lloyd, pp. 128–35. Adelaide: Crawford House Publishing.

2001

‘Labasa secondary’. Conversations, 2(1): 96–118.

Republished

2001

In Mr Tulsi’s Store, pp. 59–80.

2005

In On the Other Side of Midnight, pp. 110–33.

2001

‘Siddiq Koya’. In 20th Century Fiji: People who Shaped this Nation, edited by Stewart Firth and Daryl Tarte, pp. 49–50. Suva: USP Solutions. (There is an entry on Lal in this publication, by Stewart Firth, p. 208.)

2001

‘A.D. Patel’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, p. 51.

2001

‘Totaram Sanadhya’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, p. 73.

2001

‘Sadhu Kuppuswami’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, p. 86.

2001

‘Vishnu Deo’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, pp. 114–18.

2001

‘Jai Ram Reddy’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, pp. 119–24.

2001

‘Kamla Prasad Mishra’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, p. 131.

2001

‘Apolosi Nawai’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, p. 149.

2001

‘Rusiate Nayacakalou’. In 20th Century Fiji, ed. Firth and Tarte, pp. 203–04.

2002

‘Making history, becoming history: Reflections on Fiji coups and constitutions’. Contemporary Pacific, 14(2): 148–67. DOI: 10.1353/cp.2002.0020.

Republished

2011

In Intersections, pp. 22–38.

2002

‘From the sideline: Interview with Brij V Lal, historian and constitutional commissioner’. Contemporary Pacific, 14(2): 168–84.

Republished

2011

‘From the sideline: An interview with Vilsoni Hereniko’. In Intersections, pp. 287–302.

2002

‘In George Speight’s shadow: Fiji elections of 2001’. The Journal of Pacific History, 37(1): 87–101.

2002

‘Constitutional engineering in post-coup Fiji’. In The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy, edited by Andrew Reynolds, pp. 267–92. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2002

‘London link’. Conversations, 3(1): 78–83.

Republished

2011

‘To London’. In Intersections, pp. 247–51.

2003

‘In spite of Mr Speight: Fiji’s road to the general elections’. In Arc of Instability? Melanesia in the Early 2000s, edited by R.J. May, pp. 55–61. Christchurch: Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, and State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Canberra: The Australian National University.

2003

‘Debating Fiji’s democratic future’. Fijian Studies, 1(1): 157–62.

2003

‘Fiji’s constitutional conundrum’. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 92(372): 671–85.

2003

‘Heartbreak islands: Reflections on Fiji in transition’. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 44(3): 335–50. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8373.2003.00218.x.

Republished

2004

In Law and Empire in the Pacific: Fiji and Hawaii, edited by Sally Engle Merry and Donald Brenneis, pp. 261–80. Santa Fe: School of American Research Press.

2011

In Intersections, pp. 8–21.

2003

‘The road to Mr Tulsi’s store’. Meanjin (Melbourne), 62(4): 42–48.

Republished

2008

In Turnings, pp. 1–12. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p230401/pdf/ch015.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2003

‘Afterword: The debris’. Ethnographies of the May 2000 Fiji Coup. Special issue of Pacific Studies, 25(4): 109–15.

2004

ed. Pacific Places, Pacific Histories: Essays in Honor of Robert C. Kiste. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, vii+345 pp.

2004

‘Place and person: an introduction’. In Pacific Places, ed. Lal, pp. 1–27.

2004

‘Laucala Bay’. In Pacific Places, ed. Lal, pp. 237–58.

2004

ed. Bittersweet: The Indo-Fijian Experience. Canberra: Pandanus Books, xiv+407 pp.

2004

‘Greetings/Namaskar’. In Bittersweet, ed. Lal, pp. viii–ix.

2004

‘Girmit, history, memory’. In Bittersweet, ed. Lal, pp. 1–29.

2004

‘Primary texts’. In Bittersweet, ed. Lal, pp. 239–49.

2004

‘Maarit’ (in Fiji Hindi). In Bittersweet, ed. Lal, pp. 389–403.

2004

‘People in between: Reflections from the Indian indentured diaspora’. In Chinese and Indian Diasporas: Comparative Perspectives, edited by Wong Siu-Lun, pp. 69–93. Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong: Centre of Asian Studies.

Republished

2004

In The Construction of an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora, ed. Brinsley Samaroo and Ann Marie Bissessar, pp. 1–22. St Augustine: University of West Indies Press.

2011

In Intersections, pp. 139–55.

2005

ed. The Defining Years: Pacific Islands, 1945–65. Canberra: Division of Pacific and Asian History, The Australian National University, iv+153 pp.

2005

On the Other Side of Midnight: A Fijian Journey. New Delhi: National Book Trust, x+163 pp. Hindi version: Fiji Yatra: Aadhi Raat Se Aage.

2005

‘Roots and routes’. In On the Other Side of Midnight, pp. 1–33.

2005

‘Roots and routes, again’. In On the Other Side of Midnight, pp. 145–63.

2005

‘Sairusi Nabogibogi’. Fijian Studies, 3(1): 131–37. Online: fijianstudies.net/wp-content/uploads/FS/3(1)/3-1-Lal.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2005

Bahut Julum: Reflections on the use of Fiji Hindi’. Fijian Studies, 3(1): 153–58. Online: fijianstudies.net/wp-content/uploads/FS/3(1)/3-1Lal-Talanoa.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2006

Islands of Turmoil: Elections and Politics in Fiji. Canberra: Asia Pacific Press, and ANU E Press, xiii+282 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/publications/islands-turmoil/download (accessed 6 March 2017).

2006

ed. with Peter Reeves and Rajesh Rai. The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora. Singapore: Editions Didier Millet in association National University of Singapore, and Delhi: Oxford University Press; Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, vii+414 pp.

2006

‘Introduction’. In The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora, ed. Lal, Rai and Reeves, pp. 10–15.

2006

‘The indenture system’. In The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora, ed. Lal, Rai and Reeves, pp. 46–50.

2006

‘Fiji’. In The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora, ed. Lal, Rai and Reeves, pp. 370–82.

2006

ed. British Documents on the End of Empire, Series B, Volume 10: Fiji. London: The Stationery Office, xcviii+547 pp.

2006

‘Introduction’. In British Documents on the End of Empire, Series B, Volume 10: Fiji, ed. Lal, pp. xxxiii–lxxxv.

2006

ed. with Doug Munro. Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Islands Historiography. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, viii+264 pp.

2006

with Doug Munro. ‘Introduction’. In Texts and Contexts, ed. Munro and Lal, pp. 1–16.

2006

‘Passage across the sea: Indentured labour to Fiji and from the Solomons’. In Texts and Contexts, ed. Munro and Lal, pp. 166–77.

2006

ed. with Allison Ley. The Coombs: A House of Memories, with a foreword by William C. Clarke. Canberra: Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University. xv+305 pp.

Republished

2014

The Coombs: A House of Memories. Canberra: ANU Press. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/n1669/pdf/book.pdf (accessed 30 June 2017).

2006

‘The Coombs: journeys and transformations’. In The Coombs, ed. Lal and Ley, pp. 1–24.

2006

A Time Bomb Lies Buried: Fiji’s Road to Independence, 1960–1970. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University. Monograph no.1, ix+106 pp.

Republished

2008

A Time Bomb Lies Buried: Fiji’s Road to Independence, 1960–1970. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/whole_book6.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2007

‘Kumkum: Maya’s story’. Cultural Dynamics, 19(2–3): 309–27. Online: journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0921374007080297 (accessed 6 March 2017).

2007

‘Caught in the web: Public discourse in the age of electronic communication’. Fijian Studies, 5(1): 154–61.

Republished

2011

‘Caught in the web’. In Intersections, pp. 279–86.

2007

‘Anxiety, uncertainty, and fear in our land: Fiji’s road to military coup, 2006’. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 96(389): 135–53. DOI: 10.1080/00358530701292447.

2007

‘Three worlds: Inheritance and experience’. In Translating Lives: Living with Two Languages and Cultures, edited by Mary Besemeres and Anna Wierzbicka, pp. 26–44. Brisbane: University of Queensland Press.

Republished

2008

In Turnings, pp. 197–221.

2011

‘One life, three worlds’. In Intersections, pp. 186–200.

2007

‘Mr Arjun’. In Stopover: A Story of Migration, by Bruce Connew. Wellington: Victoria University Press, and Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 28 pp. (unnumbered).

2007

This Process of Political Adjustment: Aftermath of the 2006 Fiji Coup. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University. Paper 2, 21 pp.

Republished

2007

In Fijian Studies, 5(1): 89–124.

2009

In The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji, ed. Fraenkel, Firth and Lal, pp. 67–93.

2007

‘Chance hai: From the campaign trail’. In From Election to Coup. Fiji: The 2006 Campaign and its Aftermath, edited by Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth, pp. 11–25. Canberra: Asia Pacific Press. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p54581/pdf/ch0211.pdf (accessed 26 June 2017).

2007

‘Pacific history matters’. Journal de la Société des Océanistes, 125: 59–66. DOI: 10.4000/jso.894.

2007

‘Caught in the web: Public discourse in an age of electronic communication’. Fijian Studies, 5(1): 156–63.

2008

Turnings: Fiji Factions. Lautoka: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, 224 pp.

Republished

2013

Turnings: Fiji Factions. Canberra: ANU E Press. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/whole5.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2008

‘One life, three worlds’. In Turnings, pp. 197–221.

2008

ed. with Vicki Luker. Telling Pacific Lives: Prisms of Process. Canberra: ANU E Press. xiv+299 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/whole_book7.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2008

with Vicki Luker. ‘Preface’. In Telling Pacific Lives, ed. Lal and Luker, pp. vii–xiv. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p22891/pdf/preface3.pdf (accessed 6 March 2017).

2008

‘Telling the life of A.D. Patel’. In Telling Pacific Lives, ed. Lal and Luker, pp. 177–94. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p22891/pdf/ch132.pdf (accessed 6 March 2017).

2008

ed. with Ganesh Chand and Vijay Naidu. Fiji Coup: Twenty Years On. Lautoka: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, 230 pp.

2008

‘The loss of innocence’. In Fiji Coup, ed. Lal, Chand and Naidu, pp. 1–23.

2009

ed. with William Safran and Ajaya Kumar Sahoo. Transnational Migrations: The Indian Diaspora. London: Routledge, xxxv+174 pp.

2009

with William Safran and Ajaya Kumar Sahoo. ‘Indian diaspora in transnational contexts: Introduction’. In Transnational Migrations, ed. Safran, Sahoo and Lal, pp. vii–xxxv.

2009

ed. with Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth. The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: A Coup to End All Coups?. Canberra: ANU E Press, xiv+472 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/whole_book15.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2009

‘“Anxiety, uncertainty and fear in our land”: Fiji’s road to military coup, 2006’ in The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji, ed. Fraenkel, Firth and Lal, pp. 21–42.

2009

‘“This process of political adjustment”: The aftermath of the 2006 Fiji coup’. In The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji, ed. Fraenkel, Firth and Lal, pp. 67–93.

2009

‘One hand clapping: Reflections on the first anniversary of Fiji’s 2006 coup’. In The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji, ed. Fraenkel, Firth and Lal, pp. 425–47.

2009

‘Reshmi’. In Shifting Location: Indo-Fijian Writing from Australia, edited by Subramani, pp. 119–34. Sydney: Casula Powerhouse.

Republished

2011

‘Blurred lines’. In Intersections, pp. 208–19.

2009

‘A well with no water’. Contemporary Pacific, 21(1): 73–89. DOI: 10.1353/cp.0.0032.

2009

‘Indo-Fijians: Roots and routes’. In The South Asian Diaspora: Transnational Networks and Changing Identities, edited by Rajesh Rai and Peter Reeves, pp. 89–107. London: Routledge.

Republished

2011

‘A hundred years in a lifetime’. In Intersections, pp. 165–85.

2009

‘Promise postponed: A South African sojourn’. Dreadlocks: The Literary Journal of the School of Language, Arts and Media, 5: 4–17.

2009

‘The Hague Immigration Lecture, 2008: Marking the 135th anniversary of the arrival of Indian people in Suriname’. Fijian Studies, 7(1): 145–54. Online: fijianstudies.net/wp-content/uploads/FS/7(1)/8-Lal.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

Republished

2013

In Indian Diaspora, ed. Amarjit Singh, pp. 285–92.

2010

In the Eye of the Storm: Jai Ram Reddy and the Politics of Postcolonial Fiji. Canberra: ANU E Press. xxvi+735 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/whole3.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2010

‘Tuimacilai: A review essay’. PacifiCurrents: eJournal of the Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies, issues 1.2 & 2.1. Online: intersections.anu.edu.au/pacificurrents/lal_review.htm (accessed 18 January 2017).

Republished

2015

‘Making and unmaking of a Fijian colossus: A review essay of Tuimacilai: A life of Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara’. In Fijian Studies, 13(1): 31–41. Online: fijianstudies.net/wp-content/uploads/FS/13(1)/FS-13-1-Lal-Mara.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2011

Intersections: History, Memory, Discipline, with a ‘Foreword’ by Doug Munro, Lautoka: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, and Sydney: Asia Pacific Publications, xi+321 pp.

Republished

2012

Intersections: History, Memory, Discipline. Canberra: ANU E Press. press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/whole2.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2011

‘When it is over’. In Intersections, pp. 1–7.

2011

‘Ungiven speech (2009)’. In Intersections, pp. 102–109.

2011

‘The road from Laucala Bay’. In Intersections, pp. 11–26.

Republished

2013

In Ron Crocombe e Toa!: Pacific Writings to Celebrate his Life and Work, ed. Linda Crowl, Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe and Rod Dixon, pp. 316–31. Suva: University of the South Pacific Press.

2011

‘Coombs 4240: A room of my own’. In Intersections, pp.127–38. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p209021/pdf/ch092.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2011

ed. A Vision for Change: Speeches and Writings of AD Patel. Canberra: ANU E Press, xxv+373 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/whole6.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2011

‘Introduction’. In A Vision for Change: Speeches and Writings of AD Patel, ed. Lal, pp. xi–xxv.

2011

‘Where has all the music gone? Reflections on the fortieth anniversary of Fiji’s independence’. Contemporary Pacific, 23(2): 412–36. DOI: 10.1353/cp.2011.0040.

Republished

2011

In Intersections, pp. 58–78. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p209021/pdf/ch053.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017).

2011

‘Manuscript XXIII: Common roll and proportional representation: Submission of the National Federation Party to the Street Royal Commission, 6 August 1975’. Journal of Pacific History, 46(1): 89–101. Online: dx.doi.org/10.1080/00223344.2011.573638 (accessed 6 March 2017).

2011

Common Roll, Communal Roll, Proportional Representation: Historical Documents Relating to the Search for a Suitable Electoral System for Fiji. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, Working Paper 1/2011. Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Canberra: The Australian National University, 67 pp.

2012

ed. with Ashutosh Kumar and Yogendra Yadav. Bhut Len ki Katha: Girmit ke Anubhav. By Totaram Sanadhya (The story of the haunted line: The experience of Girmit by Totaram Sanadhya). New Delhi: Rajkamal Prakashan, 143 pp.

2012

ed. Fiji and the Coup Syndrome. Special issue of The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 101(6): 489–601.

2012

‘Editorial: Fiji’s coup conundrum’. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 101(6): 489–97. URL: dx.doi.org/10.1080/00358533.2012.749097 (accessed 7 March 2017).

2012

‘Girmit: A journey through Indian indenture historiography’. Man In India, 92(2): 215–24.

2012

‘Trajectories of transformation: Fiji Indians from common roll to consociationalism’. Diaspora Studies: Journal of the Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives, 5(2): 147–69. DOI: 10.1080/09739572.2013.807545.

2012

‘Fiji: the autocratic style of Ratu Mara’. Archifacts: Journal of the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand, October 2012: 74–85.

2013

‘In search of the “children of the wind”: A journey to Chattisgarh’. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 36(2): 297–307.

2013

‘Manuscript XXVI: The implications of Fijian independence’. Journal of Pacific History, 48(1): 78–94. DOI: 10.1080/00223344.2012.755747.

2013

‘Fiji: Sailing in uncharted seas’. The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs, 102(5): 481–82. DOI: 10.1080/00358533.2013.834174.

2013

‘The Hague immigration lecture’. In Indian Diaspora: Voices of Grandparents and Grandparenting, edited by Amarjit Singh, pp. 285–92. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

2013

‘Indian indenture: Experiment and experience’. In Routledge Handbook of the South Asian Diaspora, edited by Joya Chatterji and David Washbrook, pp. 79–95. London: Routledge.

2013

‘The strange career of Commodore Frank Bainimarama’s Fiji 2006 coup’. State, Society and Governance in Melanesia Project, Discussion Paper 9/2013. Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies. Canberra: The Australian National University, 19 pp.

2013

‘Darrell Tryon (1942–2013): a personal tribute’. Outrigger: Blog of the Pacific Institute, 17 May. Online: pacificinstitute.anu.edu.au/outrigger/2013/05/17/darrell-tryon-1942-2013-a-personal-tribute/ (accessed 18 January 2017).

2014

ed. with Maurits S. Hasankhan and Doug Munro. Resistance and Indian Indenture Experience: Comparative Perspectives. New Delhi: Manohar, 315 pp.

2014

with Maurits S. Hasankhan. ‘Introduction’. In Resistance and Indian Indenture Experience: Comparative Perspectives, ed. Hasankhan, Lal and Munro, pp. 9–18.

2014

with Doug Munro. ‘Non-resistance in Fiji’. In Resistance and Indian Indenture Experience: Comparative Perspectives, ed. Hasankhan, Lal and Munro, pp. 121–56.

2014

ed. with Bill Gammage and Gavan Daws. The Boy from Boort: Remembering Hank Nelson. Canberra: ANU Press, ix+224 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/whole011.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2014

with Bill Gammage and Gavan Daws. ‘Preface’. In The Boy from Boort: Remembering Hank Nelson, ed. Gammage, Lal and Daws, pp. vii–viii. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p286291/pdf/preface.pdf (accessed 7 March 2017).

2014

‘Hank of Coombs’. In The Boy from Boort: Remembering Hank Nelson, ed. Gammage, Lal and Daws, pp. 75–88. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p286291/pdf/ch101.pdf (accessed 7 March 2017).

2014

‘In Frank Bainimarama’s shadow: Fiji, elections and the future’. Journal of Pacific History 49(4): 457–68. DOI: 10.1080/00223344.2014.977518.

2014

‘Nandu’s shadow’. Fijian Studies, 12(1–2): 73–83. Online: fijianstudies.net/2014-21/ (accessed 11 March 2017).

2015

ed. with Jack Corbett. Political Life Writing in the Pacific: Reflections on Practice. Canberra: ANU Press, xi+167 pp. Online: press.anu.edu.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/whole4.pdf (accessed 18 January 2017).

2015

with Jack Corbett. ‘Preface’. In Political Life Writing in the Pacific, ed. Corbett and Lal, pp. ix–x. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p319171/pdf/preface2.pdf (7 March 2017).

2015

‘End of a phase of history: Writing the life of a reluctant Fiji politician’. In Political Life Writing in the Pacific, ed. Corbett and Lal, pp. 59–74. Online: press-files.anu.edu.au/downloads/press/p319171/pdf/ch053.pdf (accessed 12 December 2016).

2015

‘“The world becomes stranger, the pattern more complicated”: Culture, identity and the Indo-Fijian experience’. In Indian Diaspora: Socio-cultural and Religious Worlds, edited by P. Pratap Kumar, pp. 52–72. Leiden: Brill.

2015

‘Avatars of Fiji’s girmit narrative’. In Narrative and Identity Construction in the Pacific Islands, edited by Farzana Gounder, pp. 177–93. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: Benjamins Publishing.

2015

with Knut Jacobsen. ‘Dispersals, migrations, diversity of communities and the notion of an Indian diaspora’. In Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India, edited by Knut Jacobsen, pp. 159–71. London: Routledge.

2015

‘Pratap Chand’s A Fijian Memoir: Footprints of a Girmitiya’s Grandson’. Fijian Studies, 13(1): 135–38. Online: fijianstudies.net/wp-content/uploads/FS/13(1)/FS-13-1-Lal-Pratap.pdf (accessed 24 January 2017). Address delivered at the launch of Pratap Chand’s memoir in Canberra.

2016

Historical Dictionary of Fiji. New York: Rowman & Littlefield, xlix+293 pp.

2016

‘Of journals and journeys: Reflections’. Fijian Studies, 14(1): 5–22. Online: fijianstudies.net/2016-vol-14-no-1/ (accessed 16 February 2017).

2016

‘The tamarind tree: Vignettes from a plantation frontier in Fiji’. Fijian Studies, 14(1): 35–49. Online: fijianstudies.net/2016-vol-14-no-1/ (accessed 11 March 2017).

2016

‘The journey of Girmit’. Islands Business, January: 12–13.

2016

‘Faction: I am leaving now’. Fijian Studies, 14(2): 58–66. Online: fijianstudies.net/14-2/ (accessed 11 March 2017).

2016

‘Exile and a land of memory: C.K. Chen in conversation with Brij V. Lal, scholar, activist’. Fijian Studies, 14(2): 143–59. Online: fijianstudies.net/14-2/ (accessed 29 June 2017).

2017

‘Girmit’, South Asia (special section on ‘Keywords’, edited by Meera Ashar, Trent Brown, Assa Doron, Craig Jeffrey), 40(2): 313–15. DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2017.1294233 (accessed 26 June 2017).


1 This listing is confined to Lal’s academic writings, including review articles but not book reviews. His faction essays are not individually itemised but his faction/autobiographical volumes are. The titles of monographs, edited collections and special issues of journals appear in bold typeface.


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