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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 11. One of the two tractors used in the operation to destroy Shanty Town got stuck in the swamp. Figure 11. One of the two tractors used in the operation to destroy Shanty Town got stuck in the swamp. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. ...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 174–185.
Published: 01 October 2006
... themes are even deposed when necessary. Many performers discredit their applicability as Lady Saw and Stacey demonstrate. As shanty town dwellers or the children of shanty town dwellers, doubly negated in the political and cultural economies of the Western project, the creators of dancehall rewrite...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
... sovereignty through cultural nationalism. According to Colin Clarke, “[The squatter] camps on the outskirts of the city [of Kingston] developed during the period of rapid population growth which took place after 1953. … The oldest squatter settlements were at Trench Town and Back-O-Wall on the fringes...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 174–185.
Published: 01 July 2011
... Indian Poetry: Some Problems of Assessment” he points out how strong this cataloging impulse had been in Roach’s early poems as well, citing lines from one of them: And now I drown in the groundswell of poverty No love can quell. I am the shanty town Banana...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 111–119.
Published: 01 September 2003
... husband. Th ere are no cruise ships today, these aaxexe fl oating cities come to this town from Monday to Friday, to this port that tries to hide its ugliness with bougainvillea and alamanda. Th e cautious tourists walk through the streets of Port of Spain and compare this port...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 46–71.
Published: 01 March 2003
... song “Ooo Shantytown,” from e Harder ey Come soundtrack, “memorial[izes]” the bulldozing of shanty- towns, which “spark[ed] violent demonstrations and rioting.” 5555 Furthermore, the speculation script version of...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 223–236.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the sun began throwing long shadows, Petal veered off the main street grid, crossing the old river that led to the other side of town. On this side, drinking men spilled out from shanty bars with their nasty stale urine and rumsweat smells. Alleys dribbled off the main road, organic in their wildness...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 181–190.
Published: 01 March 2018
... accomplish a similar feat: it would obscure its cosmopolitan dependence on the history of recorded sound with an overcompensatory microrealism of urban blackness. And when Africa began to claim space via its own electronic scenes and sounds—from Lagos to Accra, and Luanda to Cape Town—it did so not via...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... personal tensions that determine the parameters of Claire's domestic existence are paralleled by the overtly political crisis that has befallen her town. The novel is set against the backdrop of a communal power inversion whereby the formerly dominant mulatto elite has been brought low by a rising noiriste...