Series 366 - Robert Norton Pacific research papers relating to Fijian politics

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Robert Norton Pacific research papers relating to Fijian politics


  • 1955 - 1997 (Creation)

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3.4 m (19 boxes)

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(1944 -)

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Dr Robert Norton is Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts, at Macquarie University, Sydney. He was appointed as one of the foundation members of staff in anthropology at Macquarie in 1969. Since 1966 Norton’s major area of research has been ethnicity and politics in Fiji. He has made numerous field studies in Fiji, most recently between 1993 and 1998, including one year while teaching at the University of the South Pacific.

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The collection relates to Fiji politics, covering the following topics:
• National Federation Party
• Indian Political Bodies
• General Elections
• Alliance Party
• Fijian Political Bodies
• Labour Party
• All National Congress (ANC)
• Fiji Elections, 1963 – 1985
• Constitution
• Economy
• Unions and Industrial Conflict
• Education
• Local Government
• Indian Organisations
• 1987 Elections
• Interviews with Indo-Fijian politicians


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Microfilm of boxes 1-12, PMB 1234
ANUA 488

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Prepared by Karina Taylor 30 September 2009




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