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Published: 01 November 2014
Figure 1. Detail from Movement No. 7: On Edgar Cairo , with text, “Look how strong he is! Look how weak he is, Look how human he is.” Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2014. Photograph by Irene de Groot © National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 123–136.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Figure 1. Detail from Movement No. 7: On Edgar Cairo , with text, “Look how strong he is! Look how weak he is, Look how human he is.” Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2014. Photograph by Irene de Groot © National Museum of World Cultures, Netherlands ...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 85–92.
Published: 01 July 2022
..., in heartfelt and often painful works, bridge the distance between the two parts of this diaspora. This work still needs thorough research generally, but also specifically, regarding ethnic self-reference. For instance, Edgar Cairo’s poetry, theatrical plays, and prose in huge tomes, all in a self-styled...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (1 (70)): 52–58.
Published: 01 March 2023
..., and Dienke Hondius. Students were invited to read the works of Dutch Caribbean thinkers alongside the works of Sylvia Wynter, George Lamming, Édouard Glissant, Stuart Hall, and Frantz Fanon, among others. In addition to De Kom, we introduced thinkers such as Edgar Cairo, Astrid Roemer, and Gloria Wekker...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 112–119.
Published: 01 March 2005
... tidy diff er- aaxexe ences in ideology and visions of a liberated future that racial sameness cannot contain. Th e competing Pan-Africanisms of Brazzaville, Cairo, and Accra, the confl icts involving Black Power advocates and the Afro-Saxons (as the postcolonial nationalists were...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 185–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to the Caribbean” you hear the song as a holding place for all those currents, especially rumba and rake and scrape. You hear her vocal nod to “Summertime” and the livin' is easy, and there's even that place in France, which is really “The Streets of Cairo or the Poor Little Country Maid.” How does this fit...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 169–177.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of the Jewish and African diaspora, but I had only a vague notion of the intertwining of African and Jewish history. Later that year my iconoclastic father took the family on a trip to Egypt to see the pyramids and the temples at Luxor and Carnac; then we drove from Cairo across the Suez Canal, through...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 30–45.
Published: 01 March 2010
... or deal with poverty and social exclusion—a combination of appropriation and distancing that at times requires something of a balancing act. 8 Anouk de Koning, “Gender, Public Space and Social Segregation in Cairo: Of Taxi Drivers, Prostitutes and Professional Women...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 97–110.
Published: 01 July 2010
... Robert Hill, “Making Noise: Marcus Garvey Dada, August 1922,” in Deborah Willis, ed., Picturing Us: African American Photography and Identity (New York: New Press, 1995). 25 See, for example, “Ethiopian Royalties Don Shoes in Cairo,” New York Times, 5 May 1924; and “Ethiopian Ruler Wins...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 1–15.
Published: 01 November 2013
... rights movement to the mourning of singer Nina Simone and activist Marlene Green. The poem moves from the criminalized black Canadian urban space, the Toronto neighborhood Jane and Finch, to fingerprinted travelers. Here Brand also writes the streets of Cairo, Baghdad, and Darfur. Across these streets...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Labor, Infrastructure, and the Question of Empowerment in Cairo,” American Ethnologist 37, no. 3 (2010): 452–64. 10 The term not-so-natural is from Ian J. Seda-Irizarry and Heriberto Martínez-Otero, “Puerto Rico’s Not-So-Natural Disaster,” Jacobin , 24 October 2017, jacobinmag.com/2017/10...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of the New World: Papers and Discussion Summaries (Washington, DC: Pan American Union, 1959), iii–vi. 3 Richard Pares, War and Trade in the West Indies (Oxford: Clarendon, 1936). 2 Gabriel Debien, Une plantation de Saint-Domingue, la sucrerie Galbaud du Fort, 1690–1802 (Cairo: Presses de...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 134–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of Ethiopia during its invasion by fascist Italian forces in the 1930s; the land was given by the Ethiopian emperor, Haile Selassie Asmara —the capital city of Eritrea Addis Ababa —the capital of Ethiopia Cairo —the capital of Egypt “The King” (as in “riding on the King’s Highway”)—Emperor Haile...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Press, 2003), 3; and Elizabeth M. Holt, “Cairo and the Cultural Cold War for Afro-Asia,” in Chen Jian et al., eds., The Routledge Handbook of the Global Sixties: Between Protest and Nation-Building (London: Routledge, 2018), 483–86. 3 Kuan-Hsing Chen, Asia as Method: Toward Deimperialization...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2012
... in 1928; the National Palace, designed by Haitian architect Georges H. Baussan and completed during the US occupation; and the minarets of the iron market, a building fabricated in Paris and allegedly destined for life as a train station in Cairo but that somehow found itself in Port- au-Prince...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 15–44.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of the Abyssinian negro realm. The Prince makes an exceedingly favorable impression. He is about 35 years old and has the manner of a gentleman. He has traveled in Mexico, Central America, and nearly all the European countries. He was graduated from the English College at Cairo, Egypt...