Report of the Commission appointed to Inquire into the Decrease of the Native Population, with appendices.

  • Fiji. Commission appointed to Inquire into the Decrease of the Native Population.
Date:
1896
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Publication/Creation

Suva : Edward John March, government printer, 1896.

Physical description

Report - v, 237, pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates (folded); Appendix I. 1 unnumbered leaf, 3 pages; Appendix II. 1 unnumbered leaf, 7 pages; Appendix III. 1 unnumbered leaf, 4 pages ; Appendix IV. 1 unnumbered leaf : ii, 130 pages ; 34 cm

Notes

Errata slip pasted in after t.p
At head of title : Colony of Fiji
Two reprints are bound with the Report
Provenance : Bookplate of James Edge-Partington; ownership signature of J.S. Udal - Fiji, on t.p. of report; presented to LSHTM Library by Prof. P.A. Buxton, 16 Nov. 1934

Contents

Contents: Report of the Commission ; Appendix I. The story of the lila balavu (wasting sickness) and of the cokadra (dysentery) ; and the meke (ballads) relating to those events.- Contributed by Ilai Motonicocoka.-- Appendix II. Comparative vital statistics of forty-five villages showing the relative fecundity and mortality of the five marriage groups, &c.- - Appendix III. Circular letter, addressed by the Colonial Secretary to colonists inviting an expression of their opinion on the causes of the decrease of the native population.-- Appendix IV. Replies to the Circular letter of 30th December, 1891, addressed by the Colonial Secretary to colonists, inviting an expression of their opinion on the causes of the decrease of the native population ; including the twelfth annual report of the vital statistics of the native population, &c.-- Reprint of memorandum upon the establishment of district plantations in the Colony of Fiji for the purpose of enabling the native population to provide their taxes in a manner accordant with native customs. Dated, 1st August, 1875 / John B. Thurston (Suva : Edward John March) 8 pages.-- Reprint of memorandum of 18th December, 1875, by David Wilkinson, Esq., on "Lala," or Fijian service tenures / David Wilkinson, 6 pages.-- Settlement of native lands. Legislative Council, Fiji, July 6th and 7th, 1915, 16 pages

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