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The Last Exile of Apolosi Nawai: A Case Study of Indirect Rule during the Twilight of the British Empire

  title={The Last Exile of Apolosi Nawai: A Case Study of Indirect Rule during the Twilight of the British Empire},
  author={Charles J. Weeks},
  journal={Pacific studies},
  • C. Weeks
  • Published 1 September 1995
  • History
  • Pacific studies
In June 1940, the British governor of Fiji exiled Apolosi Nawai, the charismatic leader of Fijian commoners, for the third and final time. To colonial officials, he was a "disaffected native"; to the indigenous chiefly hierarchy, he was a threat to their privileged status. From the perspective of the Colonial Office in London, Apolosi epitomized the contradiction between English concepts of order on one hand and justice on the other. Placing Apolosi's exile within the context of the Robinson… 
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