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Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381242-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8124-2
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-035
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... three tools to harvest cane: the machete, pick axe, and hoe. Often these implements were made by the workers themselves. My maternal grand father, Primitivo Cortes Torres, was a gardener after his days on the plantation, so these signs are meant to honor both labor practices. Conventionally...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-071
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... to say. Cousin, I come from working the land in Haiti. Here s a message your wife sent to you. Cousin, she says it s time for you to return. Cousin, even if you have nothing to bring, When you cross the border, Don t leave your machete behind. Translated by Nadève Ménard ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-068
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... a fragile crown in the vigor of the gale. Pedro Brito crosses a stream in which glitter the last jewels of the sky. In a few hours I will meet with los compañeros. Machetes will cut the cane; the sticky juice will cling to the stalks. The muscles of two peoples will work together to bring forth the goodness...
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By Daniel Wilkinson
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
...- tic crack, and though he was trained to hide uncertainty, he knew the world still held many secrets from him. He wore glasses and always car- ried a book or newspaper in one hand, the way the boys where he grew up carried slingshots and the men carried machetes. César was the son of the plantation...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-105
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...421 Rara Songs of Political Protest Various Groups On 11 September 1988, a notorious act of political violence took place in Haiti. A band of about one hundred youths armed with rocks, machetes, and pistols ambushed the St. Jean Bosco Church during Father Jean-Bertrand Aristide s Sunday mass...
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By Micha Rahder
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007524-185
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0752-4
... and unthinking cruelty: In some other places, people treat their animals just like their children! Later, as we headed back to the truck to leave town, we passed a dog that had been slashed open by a machete blade. I could not be- lieve it was still standing; a ten- inch gash, almost two inches across with raw...
Book Chapter

By Daniel Wilkinson
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
... and a terrified mother re- portedly hacked her to death with a machete. I call it a rumor, but many Guatemalans had no doubt the story must be true. They had sufficient evidence all hearsay, of course in the numerous accounts of abductions. And they could see an obvious motive: money. The country s largest...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-111
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
...- acter Floyd Barton the Jimmy Rogers song That s All Right to rec ord for a flat fee and still no royalties in the electric blues era. But the past wasn t letting go: the character who killed Barton, this time with a machete, relentlessly sang I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say. Wilson insisted, I...
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003304-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0330-4
... They organized themselves into a union the Mexican Syndicate of Technical Workers, Painters, and Sculptors and asked for laborers wages from their government patrons. They published a manifesto in El Machete, the union s official newspaper, in which they asserted that campesinos, city workers, and Indian...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-065
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... the ground, caressed the grain. I am this, this land and it s in my blood. Look at my color: it s like the land bled onto me, and onto you, too. This country is the black man s share and each time they tried to take it from us, we weeded out injustice with our machetes. Yes, but in Cuba, there is more...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 30 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013099-22
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1309-9
... stands on a hill wearing a replica of a British military uniform and holding a machete, intensely looking into the camera. Renée Cox, Red Coat, 2006, photograph from the series Queen Nanny of the Maroons. Reprinted by permission of the artist. Everald Brown (1917 2003) was an intuitive painter...
Book Chapter

By Michael Jackson
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021384-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2138-4
..., and demand that she return to her husband, but Fa Sewa, perhaps mindful of his brother Kulifa s tragic misadventure, advised against it. The in- laws descended on Belikoroia like scavenging birds. They thronged into the house and brought out every thing they could lay their hands on. Hoes, machetes, boxes...
Book Chapter

By Daniel Wilkinson
Series: American Encounters/Global Interactions
Published: 20 August 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386377-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8637-7
... came to stop the executions. That was the end of unions in the planta- tions. Afterwards, no one dared try to unionize again. / We were ready to fight, a former worker of El Progreso recalled. We gathered in town, three hundred of us with machetes and clubs. We set out in trucks for San Marcos...
Book Chapter

By Mary K. Coffey
Published: 17 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003304-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0330-4
..., communists: artists union and, 223; Cárdenas and, 8, 98 99; iconography and, 222; internationalism of, 53, 294n19; internecine struggles of in 1930s, 45; El Machete and, 226; Orozco and, 145, 149 50, 227; in Rivera s History of Mexico, 50. See also Commu- nist Party; Marx, Karl; Marxism; Marxists Communist...
Series: Global and Insurgent Legalities
Published: 22 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005667-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0566-7
... in Dedidu where Babauta assaulted his father with a machete. To this proposition, native murderers 123 Sgambelluri purportedly said, You don t have to inquire any more since we know the district. 30 In this re spect, Villagomez implied that Sgambelluri and other Guamanians might have played more active...
Series: Dissident acts
Published: 06 November 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1269-6
... have read.it.all for your editorial acuity, pleasures taken in my ba- roque semantic situations, mentorship, and friendship. My thanks to Matthew Garrett, who read chapters of this book and alternately macheted and pruned. Thanks to Dixa Ramírez D Oleo for close engagement of chapter 3. To Xandra...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-060
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
... the entirety of the agricultural system. Ag- ricultural techniques remained as primitive as before, based on rudimentary manual tools like the hoe, the machete, pikes, etc.; tools with animal traction like the plow, along with chemical fertilizers, remained unknown. Mechanization and other modern agricultural...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Van Syoc, herself an escapee from a Moody Bible Institute upbringing, created a house packed with altars to Her Most Worshipful. One week, L.A. art critic Arlene Raven arrived in town with her then lover Cheryl, who liked driving around Grand Rapids with a machete under the seat for defense...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 20 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007609-067
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0760-9
...267 An Oral History of a Massacre Isil Nicolas Cour Between 2 and 8 October 1937, the Dominican military killed with machetes an esti- mated fifteen thousand persons, including Haitian immigrants who had been living for many generations in the northwestern frontier region of the Dominican Republic...