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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 37–54.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Victoria J. Collis-Buthelezi Part of the larger book project “Empire, Nation, Diaspora: Cape Town and Constituting a Black Archive,” this essay explores two Caribbean intellectuals, Eric Walrond and Henry Sylvester Williams, who included the South African Cape in their mappings of the Caribbean...
Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 217–229.
Published: 01 March 2009
... against Jones and her codefendants was remedied in a subsequent case—Yates v. the United States, 354 U.S. 298 (1957)—which argued that having political 8 J. R. Hooker, Henry Sylvester Williams: Imperial Pan-Africanist (London: Rex Collings, 1975), 28–30. 9 Kevin Gaines, “From...
Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
...- ionable mode of salutation for a month”—it is clear that we have here a reference to Henry Sylvester Williams, who organized the first Pan-African conference in London in 1901.7 At the same time, I cannot help but see as well a meditation on Thomas’s own well-publicized trip in the early 1870s...
Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to the 1890s, in the form of the International Society for the Recognition of the Brotherhood of Man, for which Celestine Edwards of Dominica was the secretary, along with the Quaker temperance activist Catherine Impey; 79 it also reached forward to the Pan-African Association of Henry Sylvester Williams...
Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
...: Henry Sylvester Williams, Africa, and the African Diaspora (New York: Routledge, 2011). On the fear of democracy in the empire, see Duncan Bell, The Idea of Greater Britain: Empire and the Future of World Order, 1860–1900 (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2007). 13 For an analysis...
Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 17–38.
Published: 01 February 2007
... in Grenada in 1888. Donovan’s newspaper printed in serial form a series of rebuttals Thomas wrote to James Anthony Froude’s openly racist apologia. The plans of Henry Sylvester Williams’ to hold a Pan-African conference in London in 1900 received extensive coverage in The Grenada People. When...
Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 133–144.
Published: 01 February 2008
... the success of artists such as Larry Mosca and Karen Sylvester whose canvases are the very paradigm of an orderly and verdant, tranquil tropics. A common practice is to “shoot nature” with a camera, and then to trace its outlines using transparent paper on a draftsman’s light-box...
Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 54–69.
Published: 01 October 2006
... and transnational linkage that characterized the struggles of the period to forge a vernacular aesthetic. Emerging from London’s George Padmore and William Sylvester schools, institutions founded by black parents who felt the British school system was purposely undereducating...