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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 51–71.
Published: 01 July 2023
... 2023 by Small Axe, Inc. 2023 colonial education Yoruba language African slave indentured labor Kumina Black Power Eric Williams Kamau Brathwaite Paul Lovejoy Caribbean-oriented press Maureen Warner-Lewis, 1993, Lopez Photography, Kingston, Jamaica. Courtesy of Maureen Warner-Lewis...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 100–118.
Published: 01 September 2004
... the role of capitalist economic systems in Jamaica. Th is too is a logical outgrowth of the Venice project. A diff erent direction could include more Pan-Caribbean joint ventures involving the institutions, structures, and material limitations of the region. Th e eff ects of the unique pluralism...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
... A. Shepherd is professor of social history at the University of the West Indies, Mona. Hercolonial research Jamaica, areas Asian include migration, African andenslavement Caribbean in women’sJamaica, history. non-sugar She economic is the author activities of many in books, including, most...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 37–46.
Published: 01 March 2016
... a decision was made to proceed with the work as a book. 18 This was also a particularly hectic period of Wynter's life—she left the University of the West Indies and Jamaica for the University of California, San Diego in 1974, and then left that institution to chair the Department of African and Afro...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 116–131.
Published: 01 March 2021
... history Caribbean religion Ras Bupe Karudi Tanzania In August 1986, a Rastaman roamed the streets of Kingston encouraging other Rastafari to leave Jamaica permanently. In particular, he searched for Rastafari elders who shared both his intellectual commitments and his deep desire to repatriate...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 March 2002
... overall importance for Jamaican and Caribbean political thought. - e second moment requires us to unearth silences in Jamaican political history. - e political meanings of the Claudius Henry movement and of the African Reform Church constitute a rich lode that can be used to explore the diff erent...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 84–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
... in South Africa and the Caribbean—helps us further reimagine these categories. In many ways Abrahams’s decision to move to and stay in Jamaica is not exceptional; at different points in time different parts of the world have served as hubs of Pan-African/black artistic and political freedom. Think...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 27–42.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the earliest examples of Caribbean archive building. This designation would go to the folklorists and anthropologists who, in the first instance, collected songs, stories, dances, and texts designed to answer questions about “the exact relationship between the ‘Negro’ [in Jamaica] and Bantu races,” seeing...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2021
...; and a mulatto culture in the plantation area, where large numbers of African ex-slaves were to be found. 5 But even before the work of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the U.W.I. and the Institute of Caribbean Studies at Puerto Rico (the ISER’s journal, Social and Economic Studies...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 167–170.
Published: 01 October 2007
... University, Berlin. Veer le Poupeye is a Belgium-born, Jamaica-based art historian who specializes in Caribbean art. Her publications include Caribbean Art (1998), which appeared in Thames and Hudson’s World of Art series, and Modern Jamaican Art (1998), which she co-authored...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
... worldwide commercial success brought global prominence to the new sounds of the Caribbean. Known as “the Dragon,” Lee was born in 1935 in Manchester, in rural Jamaica, to a Jamaican Afro-Chinese mother and Chinese immigrant father from Kowloon, Hong Kong. “From my mother who was of African descent, I...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 184–186.
Published: 01 July 2010
... as in Nigeria andCave the Hill, United where Kingdom. she is professor Since 1992, of African she hasliterature taught and at thecinema. University She has of thepublished West Indies, in the areas of contemporary African and Caribbean fiction, film and visual culture, popular writing, women’s...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 September 2001
... in Guyana during the Caribbean independence struggles and, unlike James, who was essentially self-taught and did not have a university degree, studied at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and made a conscious decision to concentrate in African history at the School...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in London. In addition to these African connections, the Caribbean literary scholar Frank Birbalsingh has recounted his own journeys: from Guyana to Jamaica, to study literature at UCWI in the 1950s, and then, in 1962, to India, albeit briefly, to take up a Commonwealth scholarship at the University...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the opportunity to see a decolonizing art history put into museological practice when I, my colleague Huey Copeland, and graduate students from Northwestern University, worked with the African American artist of Caribbean descent, Fred Wilson, on an exhibition at the Institute of Jamaica...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 169–172.
Published: 01 March 2002
... religions” and their Caribbean off shoots, including African-Christian religions such as Revival and Zion in Jamaica, and the Shouter and Spiritual Baptist religions in the East- ern Caribbean and Guyana. ? is access to knowledge through trances underlies notions of spiritual...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 261–268.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of partial Caribbean heritage and raised in his formative years in Jamaica. It is an interesting turnaround that the West Indian-identified Belafonte, like his compatriot, Bahamian Sidney Poitier, became symbols of the New Negro for African Americans. small axe 20 • June 2006 • p 261–268 • ISSN...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 269–275.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of partial Caribbean heritage and raised in his formative years in Jamaica. It is an interesting turnaround that the West Indian-identified Belafonte, like his compatriot, Bahamian Sidney Poitier, became symbols of the New Negro for African Americans. small axe 20 • June 2006 • p 261–268 • ISSN...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 276–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of partial Caribbean heritage and raised in his formative years in Jamaica. It is an interesting turnaround that the West Indian-identified Belafonte, like his compatriot, Bahamian Sidney Poitier, became symbols of the New Negro for African Americans. small axe 20 • June 2006 • p 261–268 • ISSN...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 287–289.
Published: 01 June 2006
... of partial Caribbean heritage and raised in his formative years in Jamaica. It is an interesting turnaround that the West Indian-identified Belafonte, like his compatriot, Bahamian Sidney Poitier, became symbols of the New Negro for African Americans. small axe 20 • June 2006 • p 261–268 • ISSN...