Histories of Diversity: Kailoma Testimonies and ‘Part-European’ Tales from Colonial Fiji (1920–1970)

@article{deBruce2007HistoriesOD,
  title={Histories of Diversity: Kailoma Testimonies and ‘Part-European’ Tales from Colonial Fiji (1920–1970)},
  author={Lucy de Bruce},
  journal={Journal of Intercultural Studies},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={113 - 127}
}
  • Lucy de Bruce
  • Published 1 February 2007
  • Journal of Intercultural Studies
Fiji's citizens inherited a race conscious system developed during British colonialism. This paper discusses the issue of miscegenation and race segregation in colonial Fiji during 1920–70 in the lead-up to independence and it traces the emergence of a racially mixed community of Fijian/European mixed bloods (“Kailomas”) during early white settlement. The author, from this community, provides an analysis of the major themes of her people's collective memory and offers an alternative explanation… Expand
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