Scarr, Deryck (Antony)

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SCARR, Deryck (Antony)

SCARR, Deryck (Antony). Australian/British, b. 1939. Genres: Humanities. Career: Australian National University, Canberra, research fellow, 1964-68, fellow, 1968-71, senior fellow in Pacific history, 1971-97, acting head of department, 1973-74; University of Adelaide, visiting senior fellow, 1980, 1989. Publications: Fragments of Empire: A History of the Western Pacific High Commission, 1877-1914, 1967; The Majesty of Colour: A Life of Sir John Bates Thurston, Vol. I: I, the Very Bayonet, 1973, Vol. II: Viceroy of the Pacific, 1980; More Pacific Islands Portraits, 1979; Ratu Sukuna: Soldier, Statesman, Man of Two Worlds, 1980; Fiji, the Three Legged Stool: Selected Writings of Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna, 1982; Fiji: A Short History, 1984; The Politics of Illusion: The Military Coups in Fiji, 1988; Kingdoms of the Reefs: The History of the Pacific Islands, 1990; Slaving and Slavery in the Indian Ocean, 1998; Seychelles since 1770: A Slave and Post-slavery Society, 2000; A History of the Pacific Islands: Passages through Tropical Time, 2001. EDITOR: (and author of introduction) William E. Giles, A Cruize in a Queensland Labour Vessel to the South Seas, 1968; (with J.W. Davidson, and contrib.) Pacific Islands Portraits, 1970. Address: PO Box 729, Jamison Centre, Canberra, ACT 2614, Australia. Online address: [email protected]