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Brewster, Adolf Brewster, 1854-1937 (anthropologist)



Adolf Brewster Brewster, anthropologist, author of The hill tribes of Fiji (London, 1922) and King of the Cannibal Isles: a tale of early life and adventure in the Fiji islands (London, 1937).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


George Kingsley Roth and Adolf Brewster Brewster: Papers on Fiji

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8780
Scope and Contents The collection comprises G.K. Roth's subject files on Fijian affairs, culture, history, sociology and administration. Some of the material is in Fijian. The subject files have been recorded as found [i.e. transcribed directly from the covers of the files]. The terms 'native', 'natives' and 'native administration', as used by Roth in his capacity as a colonial administrator to refer to Fijian people and the structure of colonial government, have been retained in their original context....
Dates: 1870-1957 (Circa)
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