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The Indians of Fiji-Poverty, Prosperity and Security

Poverty, Prosperity: and Security Ahmed Ali Indians were brought into Fiji in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to work on sugarcane plantations as indentured labourers. At the same time, British colonial rule, characterised by negative paternalism, deprived the indigenous Fijian people of the fruits of their most valuable asset, land. The stage was set for a divided economy and society.

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