Syllabi & Bibliographies

Internet Resources




Compiled by Dr Karen Peacock

Pacific Curator, Hamilton Library

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa

Email: peacock@hawaii.edu






Gorman, G.E. and J.J. Mills.

Fiji.  Oxford, Eng.; Santa Barbara, CA:  Clio, 1994.  207p. *Pacc DU600 .F44 1994


N'Yeurt, Antoine de Ramon.

A bibliography of Rotuma.  Suva, Fiji:  Pacific Information Centre and Marine Studies Programme, USP, 1996.  131p.

*Pacc DU600.9 .R6 N94 1996 


Snow, Philip A.

A bibliography of Fiji, Tonga, and Rotuma.  Canberra:  Australian National University Press, 1969.  418p.

*Pacc Z4501 .S56


University of the South Pacific.  Pacific Information Centre.

South Pacific bibliography.  Suva: USP Library, Pacific Information Centre, 1982-    . *Pacc Z4501 .S78

latest = 1996/97








Bibliography of periodical articles relating to the South     

Pacific.  Suva, Fiji:  University of the South Pacific Library, 1974-1978. 5v.  Pacc Z4501 .B54




South Pacific periodicals index.  Suva,1984-    .

*Pacc Z4501 .B54

Continues Bibliography of periodical articles relating to the South Pacific.  Latest rec'd is 1987/88.


Note:  for current material consult UH=s Haw/Pacific Journal Index






Fiji handbook business and travel guide.  Sydney; NY:  Pacific      Publications, 1980-    .  *Pacc DU600 .H3 (1993 latest)


Fiji travel guide.  Suva:  Fiji Visitors Bureau, 1982?-    .

Pacc DU600 .F49  (1999 latest)


Kay, Robert F.

Fiji, a travel survival kit.  3d ed.  Hawthorn, Vic.; Berkeley, CA:  Lonely Planet Publications, 1993.  250p. Pacc DU600 .K39 1993


Schutz, Albert J.

Suva: a history and guide.  Sydney, NY:  Pacific Publications, 1978.  52p.  Pacc DU600.9 .S8S35


Stanley, David.

Fiji Islands handbook.  5th ed.  Chico, CA:  Moon Publications, 1999.  263p.  *Pacc DU600 .S73 1999

Also HL.







Fiji Times

Suva, Fiji, 1869-    .  Daily.  Pacc Newspaper Stacks.


Fiji=s Daily Post

Suva, Fiji, 1989-    .  Daily.  Pacc Newspaper Stacks.


Islands Business

Suva, Fiji, 1982-2001.  Monthly.  Pacc HF4032 .S68


Review (Suva, Fiji)

Suva, Fiji:  Associated Media, 1992-    .  Monthly.

Pacc HC685.5 .A1 R48






Country profile.  Fiji,  Solomon Islands, Western Samoa, Vanuatu, Tonga.  London:  EIU, 1986-    .  Annual.  Companion to Country report (see below). *Pacc HC681 .A1 Q372


Country report.  Pacific Islands:  Fiji, Solomon Islands, ...       London:  Economist Intelligence Unit, 1997-    .   Quarterly  *Pacc HC681 .A1 Q37  See also annual edition under

HC681 .A1 Q372


Fiji.  Bureau of Statistics.

Current economic statistics.  Suva, Fiji, 1969-    .

Pacc HC687 .F5 A13  (Mar. 2000 latest)


Fiji facts and figures.  Suva, Fiji:  Bureau of Statistics,

1969-    .  Pacc DU600 .A2 F46 (latest is 1999)


Osman, Wali M.

Fiji economic report.   Honolulu:  Bank of Hawaii, 1993-   

*Pacc HC685 .O86 1998 






Arno, Andrew

The world of talk on a Fijian island:  an ethnography of law and communicative causation.  Norwood, NJ:  Ablex Pub Corp., 1993.  167p.  Pacc GN671 .F5A76  1993


Becker, Anne E.

Body, self, and society:  the view from Fiji.  Philadelphia:  Univ of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.  206p.  Pacc In Process


Dari, Willie

Fijian protocol.  1st ed.  San Francisco:  MacDuff Press, 1985.  142p.  Pacc GN671 .F5 D37 1985


Deanne, Wallace

Fijian society; or, The sociology and psychology of the Fijians.  London, Macmillan and Co., 1921.  255p.

Pacc DU600 .D4


Geddes, W.R.

Deuba, a study of a Fijian village.  Wellington, NZ:  Polynesian Society, 1945.  70p.  Pacc GN2 .P6 v.22  Also HL.


Hereniko, Vilsoni

Woven gods:  female clowns and power in Rotuma.  Honolulu:  University of Hawaii Press, 1995.  GN671 .F5 H47 1995


Hocart, Arthur

Lau Islands, Fiji.  Honolulu, Bishop Museum, 1929.  241p.  Bishop Museum Bulletin no. 62.  Pacc AM101 .B442 no.62  Also Hawn, HL.


Kaplan, Martha.

Neither cargo nor cult:  ritual politics and the colonial imagination in Fiji.  Durham:  Duke Univ. Press, 1995.  226p.  Pacc GN671 .F5 K37


Larsson, Karl Erik

Fijian studies.  Goteborg:  Etnografiska Museet, 1960.  147p.  Pacc GN671 .F5 L3


Mamak, Alexander

Colour, culture & conflict:  a study of pluralism in Fiji.  Rushcutters Bay, Australia:  Pergamon Press, 1978.  203p.  Pacc HN936 .A8 M3


Nayacakalou, R.R. 

Leadership in Fiji.  Melbourne; NY:  Oxford Univ. Press, 1975.  170p.  Pacc DU600.4 .R6 1973  Also HL


Tradition and change in the Fijian village.  Suva:  South Pacific Social Sciences Assoc., 1978.  164p.

Pacc GN671 .F5 N383


Premdas, Ralph R.                     

Ethnic conflict and development:  the case of Fiji.  Aldershot, Eng.; Brookfield, Vt.:  Ashgate Pupb., 1995.  198p.  Pacc DU600 .P74 1995


Quain, Buell Halvor

Fijian village.  Chicago:  Univ. of Chicago Press, 1948.  459p.  Pacc Du600 .Q3


Sahlins, Marshall

Moala:  culture and nature on a Fijian island.  Ann Arbor, Mich.:  Univ. of Michigan Press, 1962.  453p.

Pacc GN671 .F5 S2  Also HL


Ravuvu, Asessela

The Fijian ethos.  Suva:  Inst. of Pacific Studies, USP, 1987.  359p.  Pacc GN671 .F5 R38 1987


Thomas, Nicholas

Planets around the sun:  dynamics and contradictions of the Fijian Matanitu.  Sydney:  Univ. of Sydney, 1986.

Pacc DU1 .O23 no.31


Thompson, Laura

Fijian frontier.  San Francisco; NY:  American Council, Inst. of Pacific Relations, 1940.  153p.  Pacc DU600 .T45  Also HL.


Thomson, Basil

The Fijians:  a study of the decay of custom.  1st ed. reprinted in facsimile.  London:  Dawsons, 1968.  396p.  Pacc DU600 .T5 1968


Troxler, Gale Scott

Fijian masi:  a traditional art form.  2d ed.  Greensboro, NC:  Piedmont Press, 1972.  94p.  Pacc GN432 .T76 1972  Also HL.


Williams, Thomas

Fiji and the Fijians.  Suva:  Fiji Museum, 1982-1983.  2v.  Reprint, orig. ed. pub. London: Heylin, 1858.

Pacc DU600 .W72 1982  Also HL.


Williksen-Bakker, Soirun

To do and to be:  ceremonial exchange under urban circumstances in Fiji.  Oslo, Norway:  Dept. of Social Anthropology, Univ. of Oslo, 1988.  272p.  Pacc GN671 .F5 W55 1988







Bavadra, Timoci Uluivuda.

Bavadra, Prime Minister, statesman, man of the people:  selection of speeches and writings, 1985-1989.  Edited by Atu Bain and Tupeni Baba.  Nadi, Fiji:  Sunrise Press, 1990.  379p.  Pacc DU600.82 .B39 A5 1990  Also HL.


Bayliss-Smith, Tim.

Islands, islanders, and the world:  the colonial and post-colonial experience of Eastern Fiji.  Cambridge; NY:  Cambridge Univ Press, 1988.  323p.

Pacc DU600 .I75 1988  Also HL.


Emerson-Bain, Atu.

Labour and gold in Fiji.  Cambridge, Eng.; NY:  Cambridge Univ. Press, 1994.  270p.  Pacc HD8039 .M74 F43 1994


Howard, Michael C.

Fiji:  race and politics in an island state.  Vancouver:  UBC Press, 1991.  452p.  Pacc DU600 .H69 1991  Also HL.


Knapman, Bruce.

Fiji's economic history, 1874-1939:  studies of capitalist colonial development.  Canberra:  National Centre for Development Studies, ANU, 1987.  153p.

Pacc HC685.5 ,K58 1987


Lal, Brij V.

Broken waves:  a history of the Fiji Islands in the twentieth century.  Honolulu:  UH Press, 1992.  404p.  Pacific Islands Monograph Series, n.11.

Pacc DU600 .L28 1992  Also HL.



Chalo Jahaji: on a journal through indenture in Fiji.  Canberra, Act: Div. of Pacific & Asian History, The Australian National University; Suva, Fiji: Fiji Museum, 2000.  420p.  Pacc DU600 .L292 2000


__________, ed.

Crossing the Kala Pani: a documentary history of Indian indenture in Fiji.  Canberra, ACT: Div. of Pacific & Asian History, Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies, Australian National University; Suva, Fiji: Fiji Museum, 1998.  328p.  Pacc HD4875 .F5 C76 1998 Also HL.



Grimitiyas:  the origins of the Fiji Indians.   Canberra:  Jnl. of Pacific History, 1983.  151p.

Pacc HD4875 .F5 L35 1983  Also HL.


__________, ed.

Politics in Fiji:  studies in contemporary history.  Laie, HI:  Inst. for Polynesian Studies, BYU-Hawaii, 1986.  161p.  Pacc DU600 .P65 1986b  Also HL.


Macnaught, Timothy J.

The Fijian colonial experience:  a study of the neotraditional order under British colonial rule prior to World War II.  Canberra:  ANU, 1982.  203p.

Pacc DU600.7  .M34


Mara, Kamisese, Ratu Sir.

The Pacific way:  a memoir.  Honolulu:  CPIS; EWC; UH Press, 1997.  280p.  Pacc DU600 .M327 1997  Also HL


Nawadra, Tevita R.

Ai matai Malaya:  1st Battalion, Fiji Infantry Regiment, Far-East Land Forces, 1952-1956.  Suva, Fiji:  History & Archives Unit, Republic of Fiji Military Forces, 1995.

Pacc Rare DS597 .N39 1995


Ravuvu, Asesela.

The facade of democracy:  Fijian struggles for political control, 1830-1987.  Suva, Fiji:  Reader Pub. House, 1991.  106p.  Pacc DU600.62 .R39 1991  Also HL.



Fijians at war.  Suva, Fiji:  Inst. of Pacific Studies, USP, 1988.  69p.  Pacc D767.99 .F5R3 1988


Scarr, Deryck.

Fiji:  a short history.  Laie, HI:  Inst. for Polynesian Studies, 1984.  202p.  Pacc DU600 .S28 1984  Also HL.


Spate, O.H.K.

On the margins of history:  from the Punjab to Fiji.  Canberra:  National Centre for Development Studies, RSPS, ANU, 1991.  142p.  Pacc DS481 .S66 A36 1991


Stephenson, Elsie.

Fiji=s past on picture postcards.  Suva, Fiji: Caines Jannif Group, 1997.  351p.  Pacc HE6184 .P65 S736 1997







Bain, Kenneth R.

Treason at 10:  Fiji at the crossroads.  London:  Hodder & Stoughton, 1989.  236p.

Pacc DU600.8 .B35 1989  Also HL.


Chand, Ganesh and Vijay Naidu, eds.

Fiji: coups, crises and reconciliation, 1987-1997.  Suva, Fiji: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, 1997.  189p.

Pacc DU600.8 .F435 1997



Ewins, Rory.

Colour, class and custom:  the literature of the 1987 Fiji coup.  Canberra:  Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific Studies, ANU, 1992.  79p.

Pacc DU600.8 .E95 1992


Fiji Constitution Review Commission.

The Fiji Islands: Towards a united future: report of the Fiji Constitution Review Commission; Paul Reeves, Tomasi Rayalu Vakatora, Brij Vilash Lal.  Suva, Fiji: Government Printer, 1997.  791p.  Pacc JQ6301 .A3 Z8 1997


Finin, Gerard A. and Terence A. Wesley-Smith.

Coups, conflicts and crises: The new Pacific way?  Honolulu, HI: East West Center, 2000.  28p.  Pacc HC681 .A1 E27 no.13


Gubb, Matthew.

The Australian military response to the Fiji coup:  an assessment.  Canberra:  Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ANU, 1988.  32p.  Pacc UA870 .G83 1988


Lal, Brij V.

Another way: the politics of constitutional reform in post-coup Fiji.  Canberra, ACT: NCDS Asia Pacific Press, 1998.  223p.  History of development studies, no.7.

Pacc DU600.75 .L35 1998


Power and prejudice:  the making of the Fiji crisis.  Wellington, NZ:  New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 1988.  204p.  Pacc DU600.8 .L35 1988  Also HL.


Lal, Brij V. and Peter Larmour.

Electoral systems in divided societies: the Fiji Commission review.  Canberra: National Center for Development Studies, Research School of Pacific & Asian Studies, ANU, 1997.  159p. State, society and governance in Melanesia, no.1

Pacc JQ6301 .E44 1997


Lal, Victor.

Fiji:  coups in paradise:  race, politics, and military intervention.  London:  Zed Books, 1990.  268p.

Pacc DU600 .L293 1990  Also HL.


Rabuka, Sitiveni.

Rabuka:  no other way.  Sydney; NY:  Doubleday, 1988.  174p.  Pacc DU600.6 .R33 A3 1988 


Robertson, Robert T.

Multiculturalism & reconciliation in an indulgent republic:  Fiji after the coups, 1987-1998.  Suva, Fiji: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies, 1998.  260p.  Pacc DU600.8 .R64 1998


Scarr, Deryck.

Fiji:  politics of illusion, the military coups in Fiji.  Kensington, NSW:  NSW Univ. Press, 1988.  161p.  Pacc DU600.8 .S23 1988  Also HL.


Sharpham, John.

Rabuka of Fiji: the authorized biography of Major-General Sitiveni Rabuka.  Rockhampton, Qld.: Central Queensland University Press, 2000.  Pacc DU600.82 .R33 S53 2000


Sutherland, William.

Beyond the politics of race:  an alternative history of Fiji to 1992.  Canberra:  Dept. of Political and Social Change, Research School of Pacific Studies, ANU, 1992.  251p.  Pacc DU600 .S92 1992  Also HL.


Thompson, Peter.

Kava in the blood.  Auckland, NZ: Tandem Press, 1999.  240-.  Pacc DU600.8 .T53 1999


Usher, L.G.

Letters from Fiji, 1987-1990:  an on-the-spot record of what happened before, between and after two military coups.  Suva, Fiji:  Fiji Times Ltd., 1992.  224p.

Pacc DU600.8 .U74 1992



More letters from Fiji, 1990-1994:  first years under a post-coup Constitution.  Suva:  Information Services South Pacific, 1994.  192p.  Pacc DU600.8 .U744 1994






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