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  • ISBN: 9780226430317
  • ISBN10: 0226430316

A Politics of Virtue Hinduism, Sexuality, and Countercolonial Discourse in Fiji

by John D. Kelly

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 11/01/1991
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Preface Acknowledgments 1. Public Debates and Political Crisis, 1929-1932: The Strange Place of Discourse on Sexuality in Fiji Indian History The Fiji Indians The Debates in Context Virtue and Sexuality Discourse and Colonial Authority 2. Indenture and the Discourse That Ended It: Sexual Exploitation and a Hindu Moral Rhetoric Plantation Violence in Fiji Colonial Hegemony and Indian "Religion" Counterhegemonic Discourse and the End of Indenture Bhaktiand the Power of Indian Nationalism 3. "The Indian Problem" Before the End of Indenture Labor Commodities and Citizens of Empire: The First Version of "The Indian Problem" Politics and "Free" Indians in Indenture Fiji Education and Citizenship 4. The 1920s: Policy Debates and Indian Withdrawal Strikes and Political Leadership Law and Marriage Religion and Education 5. The Mission of the Arya Samaj Self-Representations The Arya Samaj in India The Arya Samaj Project in Fiji 6. The New "Indian Problem" "The Indian Problem" in Election Rhetoric Boycott and Reaction 7. Policy Debates: Panchayats, Education, and Marriage Reconsidered Panchayats Education Marriage Pearson's Departure 8. "The Need Is for Pure and Holy Patriots": The Religious Debates and the Fall of Vishnu Deo The Collapse of Fiji Indian Political Unity The Arya Samaj and the Sanatan Dharm The Obscenity Prosecution The Aftermath 9. Hinduism, Sexuality, and Countercolonial Discourse: A Politics of Virtue and the Failure of the Arya Samaj The Focus on Sexual Morality The Arya Samaj and Colonial Authority Bibliography Index
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