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Nka (2020) 2020 (46): 28–39.
Published: 01 May 2020
... century. In the twentieth century, universal history became an attempt to include all so-called civilizations within an academic canon. By unearthing the central significance of the Haitian Revolution for Hegel’s idea of freedom, the author argues for an inversion of historical understanding: the alleged...
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Nka (2022) 2022 (51): 112–127.
Published: 01 November 2022
... to an insurrection in progress to sets of eyes expressing horror, terror, or surprise. Through these images, the cultural life of the lowly implement is given the most dramatic range of fillips. eddiechambers@austin.utexas.edu © 2022 by Nka Publications 2022 Haitian Revolution Caribbean history...
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Nka (2017) 2017 (41): 108–124.
Published: 01 November 2017
... with African complicity after the start of the Haitian Revolution, advertises in the trade in his determination to represent the Africans for sale. The other, from just after Haitian “King of Dahomey,” as he insists it “wasn’t simply independence in January 1804, demands an end a European and American...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 110–120.
Published: 01 November 2016
... society adorned objects ranging articulating the commanding stance and elaborate from Toussaint L’Ouverture’s coat buttons during costume of the central figure, including the rich the time of the Haitian Revolution to modern tourist dress, turban, and jewels. The materials, styles, and products...
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Nka (2011) 2011 (29): 140–151.
Published: 01 November 2011
... model, and a poster for the documentary Fifty Years of My Art, about Jones’s half century of painting. A pho- tograph of her late husband, the Haitian graphic Cheryl Finley...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 8–13.
Published: 01 November 2016
... the past and a living presence; and the problem slavery were evoked through the stories of tobacco, of historical representation is how to represent that sugar, cotton, coffee, and cowries. We also discussed ghost, something that is and yet is not,” says Haitian relationships between gender...
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Nka (2021) 2021 (49): 24–39.
Published: 01 November 2021
... simmering situation. It was not the ritual effect of his words that aroused his Haitian listeners and impelled them to action. A fortuitous combination of circumstances meant that his words had a resonance they would otherwise have lacked. Had the situation not been so volatile, his words would no doubt...
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Nka (2016) 2016 (38-39): 134–141.
Published: 01 November 2016
... leader, raising artworks do not necessarily purport to be reliable a clenched fist at a rally, and in 1957 it published a historical documents; they belong, we might say, photograph of a Haitian using the same gesture to to a distinct discursive field. Yet an artistic context salute Daniel Fignolé...