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Stopover / Bruce Connew ; with a story by Brij V Lal.

By: Connew, Bruce.
Contributor(s): Lal, Brij V.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Victoria University Press 2007Description: 1 volumes (unpaged). : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780864735577 (hbk.).Other title: Stop over [Cover title].Subject(s): East Indians -- Fiji -- Pictorial works | East Indians -- Fiji -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works | East Indians -- Fiji -- Emigration and immigration -- Pictorial works | Fiji -- Emigration and immigration -- Pictorial works | Fiji -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial worksSummary: Indians first arrived in Fiji as indentured laborers in 1879. Since the Rabuka coup d'etat in 1987, and three subsequent Fiji coups, Indian-Fijians have been emigrating from the country in earnest. Stopover is a haunting suite of photographs by New Zealand artist Bruce Connew from the tiny Indian-Fijian sugar cane settlement of Vatiyaka, taken during seven visits between June 2000 and November 2003, placing an extended family inside the story of migration. Connew's narrative captions and a story by Brij V. Lal take the reader to the heart of an embattled life.
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"Indians first arrived in Fiji as indentured laborers in 1879. Since the Rabuka coup d'etat in 1987, and three subsequent Fiji coups, Indian-Fijians have been emigrating from the country in earnest. Stopover is a haunting suite of photographs by New Zealand artist Bruce Connew from the tiny Indian-Fijian sugar cane settlement of Vatiyaka, taken during seven visits between June 2000 and November 2003, placing an extended family inside the story of migration. Connew's narrative captions and a story by Brij V. Lal take the reader to the heart of an embattled life"--Back cover.

Indians first arrived in Fiji as indentured laborers in 1879. Since the Rabuka coup d'etat in 1987, and three subsequent Fiji coups, Indian-Fijians have been emigrating from the country in earnest. Stopover is a haunting suite of photographs by New Zealand artist Bruce Connew from the tiny Indian-Fijian sugar cane settlement of Vatiyaka, taken during seven visits between June 2000 and November 2003, placing an extended family inside the story of migration. Connew's narrative captions and a story by Brij V. Lal take the reader to the heart of an embattled life.

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