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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 60–65.
Published: 01 September 2001
...David Austin Introduction to Walter Rodney David Austin hen the Congress of Black Writers took place in October 1968 in Montreal, the world was in a state of perpetual turmoil and social upheaval. Reading the news- paper headlines of the time, one would think that the...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 16. Youths demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney. Figure 16. Youths demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney. © 1968 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 13. Dr. Walter Rodney at the Palisadoes International (Norman Manley International Airport) in October 1968, returning to Jamaica from a black writers conference in Canada. The government did not allow him to reenter the island. Figure 13. Dr. Walter Rodney at the Palisadoes More
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Michael O. West Walter Rodney's expulsion from Jamaica in October 1968, and its consequences, had important implications elsewhere in the Caribbean, especially in Rodney's native Guyana. Recently discovered documents shed much light on the Guyanese reaction to those events, and more broadly on...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Figure 16. Youths demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney. Figure 16. Youths demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney. © 1968 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. ...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 18–34.
Published: 01 July 2018
... L’Ouverture,” 399. 43 Ibid., 402 (italics in original). 44 C. L. R. James, quoted in W.A.R. Stories: Walter Anthony Rodney , dir. Clairmont Chung (Guyana: Roots and Culture Media, 2010), at 10:01. 45 Walter Rodney, Walter Rodney Speaks: The Making of an African Intellectual (Trenton...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 195–205.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness , David Austin has compiled the surviving transcripts of this historic gathering, including the speeches by Walter Rodney, C. L. R. James, Stokely Carmichael, and Richard B. Moore, and he provides an extended introduction locating...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2013
... which the idea of a black radical tradition has been employed. The essay suggests that “Africa” and “slavery” are recurrent tropes of this tradition and gives the example of Edward Kamau Brathwaite's discussion of Walter Rodney's How Europe Underdeveloped Africa . 13 Once again I would like to thank...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 178–187.
Published: 01 November 2014
... yearning, and a mode of political deliberation. She also writes in homage to Walter Rodney's sense of what it means to “ground with” her brothers and sisters in these dread times. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 Haiti vodou conversion Sometimes I wonder why I gave up a life in dance to earn a...
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Small Axe (2001) 5 (2): 66–80.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Walter Rodney African History in the Service of the Black Liberation Walter Rodney nitially I had written a short supplementary paper to that which was to be presented by Mr. Richard Moore.¹ * erefore, the order having been inverted, it places me in a rather tricky position. I...
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. © 1968 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 15. The Police chasing University of the West Indies students who were demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney, October 1968. Figure 15. The Police chasing University of the West Indies students who were demonstrating against the banning of Walter Rodney, October 1968 More
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
... life of the country and restated its intention to redress the racial-political equation through a third- party, multiracial force.¹ Walter Rodney and Rupert Roopnaraine were introduced as multiracial “symbols of the new politics,” and with the entire WPA leadership present, the party celebrated...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 228–238.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., Harry Edwards, Ted Joans, and Stokely Carmichael (originally from Trinidad) also included the African Canadian activist Burnley “Rocky” Jones; Jamaica’s Richard Small, who represented black Britain; Robert Hill and Walter Rodney, from Jamaica and Guyana, respectively; Richard B. Moore, from Barbados...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 235–241.
Published: 01 March 2004
...: going for gold (3)—Roshini Kempadoo, April 2000 Page 238 Virtual Exiles: from the edge (4)—Roshini Kempadoo, April 2000 Page 239 (Photographs top from left to right) Courtesy of the Fr. Darke Archives, Georgetown, Guyana—circa 1970s Walter Rodney’s funeral 1980—courtesy of WPA archives...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 1–15.
Published: 01 October 2007
... plantains that require a lot of shifting. —Walter Rodney In 1977, writing in the journal Socialism (the organ of the Workers’ Party of Jamaica), the economist George Beckford asserted that the recent emergence of the “Culture of Dread” rep- resented “the most positive and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 98–110.
Published: 01 November 2017
... JLP regime, leaving it culturally exposed and politically isolated. 26 Given these circumstances, the regime's clumsy effort to rid itself of yet another university lecturer and critic—the Guyanese historian Walter Rodney—by expelling him from the island in October 1968 provoked widespread protests...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the Marxist’s “political” or rationalist one was perhaps captured most succinctly in Brathwaite’s critical reading of Walter Rodney’s How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, an instance of anti-imperialist historical revisionism written by an avowedly culturally sensitive Marxist. In this...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 110–121.
Published: 01 July 2020
... plain to produce the political geography of the nation. Dutch colonial elites and later the British used black slave labor to transform the erosive coastal plain into a grid of dams, canals, and sea defenses. By slave emancipation, Walter Rodney argued that Afro-creole blacks “inherited the...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Best’s idea of “plantation society,” with M. G. Smith’s idea of “pluralism and a particular historical moment (that of the political radicalization of Jamaica in the late 1960s and early 1970s: Walter Rodney, Rastafari, reggae, Michael Manley). It emerges, in other words, not as a response to...