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Publications - Lal, Brij

Please contact this author at Brij.Lal@anu.edu.au for other publications information.

Journal articles

  • Lal, B (2013). Manuscript XXVI: The implications of Fijian independence: Australian perspectives Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 48 78-94.
  • Lal, B & Gardner, H (2013). The Journal of Pacific History Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 4 issues ?.
  • Lal, B (2013). In Search of 'The Children of the Wind': A Journey to Chattisgarh South Asia-Journal of South Asia Studies. Vol. 36 297-307.
  • Lal, B (2013). Fiji: Sailing in Uncharted Seas The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. Vol. 102 481-482.
  • Lal, B (2012). Fiji: The Autocratic Style of Ratu Mara Archifacts. Vol. Oct-12 74-85.
  • Lal, B (2012). The Round Table,Special Issue: Fiji and the Coup Syndrome The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. Vol. 101 ?.
  • Lal, B (2012). Editorial: Fiji's Coup Conundrum The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. Vol. 101 489-497.
  • Lal, B (2012). Girmit: A Journey Through Indian Indenture Historiography Man In India. Vol. 92 215-224.
  • Lal, B (2012). Trajectories of Transformation: Fiji Indians from Common Roll to Consociationalism Diaspora Studies: Journal of the Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI). Vol. 5 147-169.
  • Lal, B (2011). Where Has All the Music Gone? Reflections on the Fortieth Anniversary of Fiji's Independence The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 23 412-436.
  • Lal, B (2011). Book Review: New Homelands: Hindu communities in Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad, South Africa, Fiji and East Africa Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 46 405-406.
  • Lal, B (2011). Manuscript XXIII: Common Roll and Proportional Representation Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 46 89-101.
  • Lal, B (2010). Tuimacilai: a review Essay PacifiCurrents: eJournal of the Australian Association for the Advancement of Pacific Studies. Vol. 1 .
  • Lal, B (2009). A Well with No Water The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 21 1527-9464.
  • Lal, B (2008). Promise postponed: A South African Sojourn Dreadlocks: The Literary journal of the School of Language, Arts and Media. Vol. 5 Apr-17.
  • Lal, B (2007). Pacific History Matters Journal Societe des Oceanistes. Vol. 125 59-66.
  • Lal, B (2007). Caught in the Web: Public Discourse in the Age of Electronic Communication Fijian Studies. Vol. 5 154-161.
  • Lal, B (2007). Anxiety, Uncertainty, and Fear in Our Land: Fiji's Road to Military Coup, 2006 The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. Vol. 96 135-153.
  • Lal, B (2005). Bahut Julum: Reflections on the Use of Fiji Hindi Fijian Studies. Vol. 3 153-158.
  • Lal, B (2005). Sairusi Nabogibogi Fijian Studies. Vol. 3 131-137.
  • Lal, B (2003). The Road to Mr Tulsis Store Meanjin. Vol. 62 42-48.
  • Lal, B (2003). Debating Fijis Democratic Future Fijian Studies. Vol. 1 157-162.
  • Lal, B (2003). Book Review: Dauka Puran The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. tba 226-229.
  • Lal, B (2003). Fiji's Constitutional Conundrum The Round Table: The Commonwealth Journal of International Affairs. Vol. XCII 671-685.
  • Lal, B (2003). Heartbreak Islands: Reflections on Fiji in Transition Asia Pacific Viewpoint. Vol. 44 335-350.
  • Lal, B (2002). London Link Conversations. Vol. 3 78-83.
  • Lal, B (2002). Making History, Becoming History: Reflections on Fijian Coups and Constitutions The Contemporary Pacific. Vol. 14 148-167.
  • Lal, B (2002). In George Speight's shadow: Fiji general elections of 2001 Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 37 87-102.
  • Lal, B (2001). Labasa Secondary Conversations. Vol. 2 96-118.
  • Lal, B (2001). The Voice of the People: Ethnic Identity and Nation Building in Fiji New Pacific Review. Vol. 1 127-144.
  • Lal, B (2000). Chiefs and Thieves and Other People Besides: The Making of George Speights Coup Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 35 281-293.
  • Lal, B (1999). Bound for the Colonies: A View of Indian Indentured Emigration in 1095 Journal of Pacific History. Vol. 34 306-09.
  • Lal, B (1999). The Voice of the People: Ethnic Identity and Nation Building in Fiji Journal of the Pacific Society. Vol. 22 1-Dec.

Books

  • Lal, B, Kumar, A & Yadav, Y (2012). Story of the Haunted Line: Totaram Sanadhya's Experience of Indenture in Fiji . New Dehli: Rajkamal Prakashan.
  • Lal, B (2012). Chalo Jahaji : on a journey through indenture in fiji . Canberra: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2011). A Vision for Change: Speeches and Writings of AD Patel, 1929-1969 . Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2011). A Vision for Change: A.D. Patel and the Politics of Fiji . Canberra: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2011). Intersections: History, Memory, Discipline . Fiji: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies.
  • Lal, B (2010). In the Eye of the Storm: Jai Ram Reddy and the Politics of Postcolonial Fiji . Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Fraenkel, J, Firth, S & Lal, B (2009). The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: A Coup to end all Coups? . Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2008). A Time Bomb Lies Buried: Fiji's road to Independence, 1960-1970 . Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B, Reeves, P & Rajesh, R (2008). Encyclopedie de la Diaspora Indienne . Paris: National University of Singapore.
  • Lal, B, Chand, G & Naidu, V (2008). 1987: Fiji twenty years on . Lautoka: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies.
  • Lal, B (2008). Turnings: Fiji Factions . Lautoka Fiji: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies.
  • Lal, B & Luker, M (2008). Telling Pacific Lives: Prisms of process . Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Munro, D & Lal, B (2006). Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Island Historiography . Honolulu, Hawai'i: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Lal, B & Ley, A (2006). The Coombs: A House of Memories . Canberra Australia: Australian National University.
  • Lal, B (2006). British Documents on the End of Empire Series B, Volume 10 . Norwich, England: The Stationary Office.
  • Lal, B (2006). The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora . Singapore: Editions Didier Millet.
  • Lal, B (2006). Islands of Turmoil: Elections and Politics in Fiji . Canberra Australia: Asia Pacific Press.
  • Lal, B (2005). On the Other side of Midnight: A Fijian Journey . New Delhi, Indina: National Book Trust.
  • Lal, B (2004). Girmitiyas: The Origins of the Fiji Indians (2nd ed) . Fiji: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies.
  • Lal, B (2001). Mr Tulsis Store: A Fijian Journey . Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2001). Coup: Reflections on the Political Crisis in Fiji . Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B & Hempenstall, P (2001). Pacific Lives, Pacific Places: Bursting Boundaries in Pacific History . Canberra: Taylor & Francis Group.

Book chapters

  • Lal, B (2013). The Hague Immigration Lecture, 2008: Marking the 135th Anniversary of the Arrival of Indian People in Suriname. In Amarjit Singh (Ed.), Indian Diaspora: Voices of Grandparents and Grandparenting (pp. 285-292) Rotterndam/Boston/Taipei: Sense Publishers.
  • Lal, B (2013). Indian indenture: experiment and experience. In Joya Chatterji and David Washbrook (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of the South Asian Diaspora (pp. 79-95) Oxfordshire: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Lal, B (2013). The road from Laucala Bay. In Linda Crowl, Marjorie Tuainekore Crocombe and Roderick Dixon (Ed.), Ron Crocombe: E Toa! Pacific writings to celebrate his life and work (pp. 316-331) Suva, Fiji: USP Press.
  • Lal, B (2012). Madness in May: George Speight and the unmaking of modern Fiji. In (Ed.), Fiji Before the Storm : elections and the politics of development (pp. 175-194) Canberra: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2012). The future of our past. In (Ed.), Fiji Before the Storm : elections and the politics of development (pp. 1-Jun) Canberra: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2011). Introduction. In Brij V Lal (Ed.), A Vision for Change: Speeches and Writings of AD Patel, 1929-1969 (pp. xi-xxv) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2010). Reshmi. In Subramani (Ed.), Shifting Location; Indo-Fijian Writing From Australia (pp. 119-134) NSW: Casula Powerhouse.
  • Lal, B, Safran, W & Sahoo, A (2009). Indian Diaspora in transnational contexts - Introduction. In William Safran, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, and Brij Lal (Ed.), Transnational Migrations: The Indian Diaspora (pp. vii-xxxv) UK, New Delhi: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Lal, B (2009). Indo-Fijians: roots and routes. In Rajesg Rai and Peter Reeves (Ed.), The South Asian Diaspora: Transnational networks and changing identities (pp. 89-109) US: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Lal, B (2009). 'This process of political readjustment' :The aftermath of the 2006 Fiji Coup. In Jon Fraenkel, Stewart Firth, Brij Lal (Ed.), The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: A Coup to end all Coups? (pp. 67-93) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2009). One Hand Clapping: Reflections on the first anniversary of Fiji's 2006 Coup. In Jon Fraenkel, Stewart Firth, Brij Lal (Ed.), The 2006 Military Takeover in Fiji: A Coup to end all Coups? (pp. 425-447) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2008). The Loss of Innocence. In Brij Lal, Ganesh Chand and Vijay Naidu (Ed.), 1987: Fiji twenty years on (pp. Jan-23) Lautoka: Fiji Institute of Applied Studies.
  • Lal, B (2008). The Road from 1987. In Barbara Nelson and Robin Jeffrey (Ed.), Capturing the Year 2008 (pp. 223-227) Canberra Australia: Australian National University.
  • Lal, B (2008). Telling the Life of A.D. Patel. In Brij V Lal & Vicki Luker (Ed.), Telling Pacific Lives: Prisms of process (pp. 177-194) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B & Luker, M (2008). Preface to Telling Pacific Lives: Prisms of Process. In Brij V Lal & Vicki Luker (Ed.), Telling Pacific Lives: Prisms of process (pp. vii-xiv) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2007). Chance hai: from the campaign trail. In Jon Fraenkel and Stewart Firth (Ed.), From Election to Coup in Fiji: The 2006 Campaign and its Aftermath (pp. Nov-25) Canberra Australia: ANU ePress.
  • Lal, B (2007). Mr Arjun. In Bruce Connew (Ed.), Stopover (pp. 70-93) Wellington, New Zealand: Victoria University Press.
  • Lal, B (2007). Three worlds: Inheritance and experience. In Mary Besemeres & Anna Wierzbicka (Ed.), Translating Lives: Living with Two Languages and Cultures (pp. 26-44) St Lucia Australia: University of Queensland Press.
  • Lal, B (2007). Fiji: turmoil in troubled islands. In Babara Nelson and Robin Jeffrey (Ed.), Capturing the Year 2007: Writings from the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (pp. 183-187) Canberra: Australian National University.
  • Lal, B (2006). The Coombs: Journeys and Transformations. In Brij Lal, Allison Ley (Ed.), The Coombs: A House of Memories (pp. Jan-19) Canberra Australia: Australian National University.
  • Lal, B & Munro, D (2006). The Text in Its Context: An Introduction. In Doug Munro and Brij V Lal (Ed.), Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Island Historiography (pp. Jan-14) Honolulu, Hawai'i: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Lal, B (2006). Passage Across the Sea: Indentured Labor to Fiji and from the Solomons. In Doug Munro and Brij V Lal (Ed.), Texts and Contexts: Reflections in Pacific Island Historiography (pp. 166-177) Honolulu, Hawai'i: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Lal, B (2005). People In-Between: Reflections from the Indian Indentured Diaspora (2004). In Brinsley Samaroo and Ann Marie Bissessar (Ed.), The Construction of an Indo-Caribbean Diaspora (pp. Jan-22) St Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago: University of the West Indies.
  • Lal, B (2004). Masterji. In Brij V Lal (Ed.), Bittersweet: the Indo-Fijian experience (pp. 251-265) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2004). Primary Texts. In Brij V Lal (Ed.), Bittersweet: the Indo-Fijian experience (pp. 239-249) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2004). Grimit, History, Memory. In Brij V Lal (Ed.), Bittersweet: the Indo-Fijian experience (pp. Jan-29) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2004). Laucala Bay. In Brij V. Lal (Ed.), Pacific Places, Pacific Histories (pp. 237-258) Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press.
  • Lal, B (2004). Heartbreak Islands: Reflections on Fiji in Transition (2003). In Sally Engle Merry and Donald Brenneis (Ed.), Law and Empire in the Pacific: Fiji and Hawai’i (pp. 261-280) Santa Fe, USA: School of American Research Press.
  • Lal, B (2004). People In-Between: Reflections from the Indian Indentured Diaspora. In Wong Siu-lun (Ed.), Chinese and Indian Diasporas: Comparative perspectives (pp. 69-93) Hong Kong: University of Hong Kong.
  • Lal, B (2004). Maarit. In Brij V Lal (Ed.), Bittersweet: the Indo-Fijian experience (pp. 389-403) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2004). Marriage. In Brij V Lal (Ed.), Bittersweet: the Indo-Fijian experience (pp. 209-223) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2003). In Spite of Mr Speight? Fijis road to the general elections. In R.J. May (Ed.), Arc of Instability? Melanesia in the Early 2000s (pp. 55-61) New Zealand and Australia: University of Canterbury and ANU.
  • Lal, B (2002). Constitutional Engineering in Post-Coup Fiji. In Andrew Reynolds (Ed.), The Architecture of Democracy Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy (pp. 267-292) UK: Oxford University Press.
  • Lal, B (2001). The Sun Set at Noon Today. In Brij V Lal with Michael Pretes (Ed.), Coup: Reflections on the Political Crisis in Fiji (pp. Aug-17) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2001). Fijicoup.com. In Brij V Lal with Michael Pretes (Ed.), Coup: Reflections on the Political Crisis in Fiji (pp. 1-Jul) Canberra: Pandanus Books.
  • Lal, B (2001). Rewriting the Social Contract. In Michael R Godley and Grayson J Lloyd (Ed.), Perspectives on the Chinese Indonesians (pp. 128-135) Hindmarsh: Crawford House Publishing.
  • Lal, B (2001). While the gun is still smoking: witnessing participant history. In Brij V Lal and Peter Hempenstall (Ed.), Pacific Lives, Pacific Places: Bursting Boundaries in Pacific History (pp. 70-87) Canberra: Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Lal, B (2000). A Time to Change: The Fiji General Elections of 1999. In Lal, B.V. (Ed.), Fiji Before the Storm - elections and the politics of development (pp. 21-48) Canberra: Asia Pacific Press.
  • Lal, B (2000). Madness in May: George Speight and the Unmaking of Modern Fiji. In Lal, B.V. (Ed.), Fiji Before the Storm - elections and the politics of development (pp. 175-194) Canberra: Asia Pacific Press.

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