05 December 2017

British imperialism and the making of colonial currency systems

Wadan Narsey
2016, Palgrave Macmillan, 356 pages,
ISBN 9781137553171

Reviewer: William A Allen, NIESR

Wadan Narsey has for many years been a prominent figure in Fijian politics, campaigning in a hostile environment for openness in government. His book is an updated and revised version of the Ph.D. thesis that he began at the University of Sussex in 1981 and finished in 1988. It discusses an important though somewhat neglected subject, namely the monetary affairs of the British…

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