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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 147–158.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Roland Rose Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Roland Rose small axe 55 • March 2018 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-4379020 © Roland Rose 148 [ Roland Rose ] In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Previous page...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 52–63.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Republic and vendors traveling between Haiti, Curacao, Panama, and the Bahamas, as well as return migrants and others. The author posits that the insistence that all multiligual Haitians belong to the same socioeconomic category depends on the image of the authentic Haitian as poor, illiterate...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 67–77.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Ryan Cecil Jobson This essay serves as an introduction to the special section “States of Crisis.” Principally a meditation on political and ecological crisis in the Caribbean, this introduction revisits two concurrent events—the devastation of The Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian, and the arrival...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (2): 119–137.
Published: 01 June 2007
... the artworks featured in the exhibition, many of which were abstract or conceptual works of art. From the opening night of the exhibition, eyebrows of 1. The National Exhibition (NE) is a biennial juried exhibition that takes place at the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB). The exhibition...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 105–110.
Published: 01 October 2006
... on. In the Bahamian flag, the black triangle represents the black people of the Bahamas moving forward, the yellow stripe represents the sun, and the blue represents the sea. In this new version of the Bahamian flag, the black triangle is represented by black crabs indicating the artist’s views of a great...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2018
...) and the coeditor of Afro-Latin@s in Movement: Critical Approaches to Blackness and Transnationalism in the Americas (2016). R oland R ose (whose work also appears on our covers) was born in Italy and arrived in The Bahamas in 1946, when his English father obtained a job as a garden and property manager...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 157–168.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of selected paintings, photographs, and picture post- cards of Jamaica and the Bahamas, Thompson focuses on representations of the aquatic realm (mostly in the Bahamas) and on the radical, Rosa Parks-like act of desegregating a Kingston, Jamaica hotel pool by the local black journalist and activist Evon...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2016
... of Kent. Previously she studied art at the College of the Bahamas, while working as the curator of the D'Aguilar Art Foundation and a curatorial team member at the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas. Within her practice, there is constant exploration and critique of contemporary reality: the subconscious...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 149–159.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of Ayiti, Haiti), the location where one has arrived—Dakar, Paris, PointePitre, Santo Domingo, the Bahamas, Miami, Boston, New York, or Montréal—deeply informs and structures one’s political locations within the homeland and within the country of adoption (société d’adoption). After...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 187–196.
Published: 01 July 2020
... States. The smugglers were multinational, with Canadians, Americans, and British subjects from The Bahamas prominently represented. 1 The voyage of the Frederick Douglass is generally appreciated as part of the greater history of the African diaspora and especially that of Black Nationalism...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 118–129.
Published: 01 October 2007
... of Decolonization: An Anatomy of Feminist and State Practice in the Bahamas Tourist Economy” in M. Jacqui Alexander, Chandra Talpade Mohanty (eds) Feminist Genealogies, Colonial Legacies, Democratic Futures (New York and London: Routledge, 1997), 63–100; “Not Just (Any) Body Can Be a Citizen: The Politics...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 169–170.
Published: 01 July 2021
... Drilling Opponents Claim BPC Owes Govt for License Fees,” Eyewitness News , 14 May 2021, ewnews.com/seeking-clarity-oil-drilling-opponents-environmentalists-our-islands-our-future-claim-bahamas-petroleum-company-bpc-owes-bahamas-government-for-license-fees-call-on-company-challenger-energy-clarify...
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Published: 01 March 2017
Figure 9. Kendra Frorup, Butcher Block , 2007. Bronze, steel, cotton, and wood; 40 × 30 × 30 in. Collection of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas Figure 9. Kendra Frorup, Butcher Block, 2007. Bronze, steel, cotton, and wood; 40 × 30 × 30 in. Collection of the National Art Gallery More
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 34–42.
Published: 01 March 2017
... contemporary practices. While we work toward that perfect moment, recent events in the Caribbean, such as the defeat of the gender-equality referendum in The Bahamas, map a reality that suggests that in at least one aspect of the transnational feminist movement, gender equality and social justice remain...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 169–181.
Published: 01 February 2008
... to understanding what intentionally fell beyond its scope. In An Eye for the Tropics I set out to historicize how, since the late nineteenth century, tourism promoters in Jamaica and the Bahamas endeavored to create an ideal of the islands as tropical paradises, an image...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 205–207.
Published: 01 October 2006
... of The Bahamas and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence, Rhode Island. After working commercially in The Bahamas as an advertising and art director for a number of years, she now owns a design and illustration firm in Nassau with her husband, artist Jolyon Smith. She is the recipient...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 October 2007
... the Bahamas is SX24 • October 2007 • Mimi Sheller | 19 and renegotiating international trade agreements, and are increasingly forming supranational partnerships, alliances, and market integration.9 In some cases, the rollback of the state and its...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 151–162.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Figure 9. Kendra Frorup, Butcher Block , 2007. Bronze, steel, cotton, and wood; 40 × 30 × 30 in. Collection of the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas Figure 9. Kendra Frorup, Butcher Block, 2007. Bronze, steel, cotton, and wood; 40 × 30 × 30 in. Collection of the National Art Gallery...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 125–132.
Published: 01 June 2008
..., as Queen Victoria’s second son, HRH Prince Alfred, was aboard—the first royal visitor to the Bahamas. Only a week’s advance notice had been given of his arrival; nonetheless, the adolescent midshipman came ashore at eleven o’clock the following morn- ing amid gun salutes, the cheers of an adoring...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 228–230.
Published: 01 March 2010
... recently, Livestock, Sugar, and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica (2009). Obediah Michael Smith is a poet living and working in The Bahamas. He is the author of twelve books of poems, including Christmas Lights (2003), Poems to Sit On to Shell Peas (2003...