Labour and Gold in Fiji by Atu Emberson-Bain

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Written in English

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  • Mining industry,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Fiji,
  • Australia & New Zealand - General,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business & Economics : Industries - General,
  • Gold miners--Fiji--History,
  • History / Australia & Oceania

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7744303M
ISBN 100521523214
ISBN 109780521523219

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The book focuses on the town of Vatukoula, which is in the northwest of Fiji's largest island Viti Levu and is the country's only company mining town.

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