Lal, Brij V.

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LAL, Brij V.

LAL, Brij V. Fijian, b. 1952. Genres: History, Politics/Government, Local history/Rural topics. Career: University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, lecturer, 1976-83; University of Hawaii, Honolulu, assistant professor, then associate professor, 1983-91; Australian National University, Canberra, senior research fellow, 1990-93, senior fellow, 1993-97, professor, 1997-; Center for the Contemporary Pacific, director, 1998-. Publications: The Girmitiyas, 1983; Power and Prejudice, 1988; Broken Waves, 1992; (with P. Reeves and T.R. Vakatora) Fiji Islands, 1996; (with T.R. Vakatora) Fiji and the World, 1997; (with T.R. Vakatora) Fiji in Transition, 1997; Vision for Change, 1997; Another Way, 1998; Time to Change, 1999; Chalo Jahaji: On a Journey of Indenture in Fiji, 2000; Mr. Tulsi's Store: A Fijian Journey, 2001. EDITOR: (with J. McGuire and M. Borthwick) Problems and Methods of Enquiry in South Asian History, 1984; Politics in Fiji, 1986; Pacific Islands History, 1992; (with D. Munro and E.D. Beechert) Plantation Workers, 1993; (with K.R. Howe and R.C. Kiste) Tides of History, 1994; (with P. Larmour) Electoral Systems in Divided Societies, 1997; (with K. Fortune) Pacific Islands Encyclopedia, 2000. Address: Pacific and Asian History Division, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University, H.C. Coombs Bldg 009, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia. Online address: [email protected]