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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 179–187.
Published: 01 November 2017
... oeuvre that Pérez-Rosario identifies. Given my scholarly interest in bodies of water and borders, this is the aspect of Pérez-Rosario's study that my intervention will address. Although my work centers on late-twentieth- and twenty-first-century writers, Becoming Julia de Burgos presents compelling...
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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 (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Evelyn O'Callaghan With reference to a little known nineteenth century novel by an Antiguan creole woman, With Silent Tread (c1890), this paper examines the different ways in which female creole whiteness is constructed in the West Indies and in England. Paradoxically, “transcultural whiteness...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo Apart from the fact that it is one of very few book-length studies of a Caribbean-based British Caribbean black intellectual from the nineteenth century, and one of even fewer written by a literary studies scholar, Faith L. Smith's Creole Recitations stands out because of the...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Wigmoore Francis Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Women in the Discourses of Radical Black Caribbean Men Wigmoore Francis INTRODUCTION t work in the deliberations of black radical thinkers in the nineteenth- and early...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patrick Bryan Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Aiding Imperialism: White Baptists in Nineteenth-Century Jamaica Patrick Bryan atherine Hall’s study is concerned with the imperial mind, with the crucible in which the imperial mind was created (in this case Birmingham), and how...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Laurent Dubois This essay grapples with the problem of how to think Haiti's nineteenth century, analyzing a range of literature that has tackled the question and exploring key themes in these works. Understanding this period in Haiti's history is critical for any comprehension of the long-term...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 80–94.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Anne Eller Historiography of the nineteenth-century Caribbean often holds Santo Domingo (later, the Dominican Republic) to be something of an anomaly. This essay reconsiders that scholarship in a Pan-Caribbean frame, demonstrating how such a characterization can lead to a number of distortions...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 18–36.
Published: 01 March 2016
... life of the country has been noted by twentieth-century ethnomusicologists and historians, yet a comprehensive musical “folk history of Haiti” (Harold Courlander) is inexistent, with much of the music of the revolutionary nineteenth century altered or lost through processes of oral transmission and...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Anne Eller; Aaron Kamugisha This essay considers the participation of Port-au-Prince women in municipal and national politics during the later decades of the nineteenth century. The growth of Port-au-Prince changed the dynamics of these contests, as newly arrived women joined expanding popular...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 167–177.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Adom Getachew This review essay situates Christopher Taylor’s Empire of Neglect: The West Indies in the Wake of British Liberalism (2018) in the context of the two-decade-long debate about the emergence of a liberal imperialism during the nineteenth century. Through an examination of the political...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 178–184.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Through a reading of Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place , the essay highlights how the market logics of mid-nineteenth-century imperial liberalization continued to animate new forms of West Indian erasure well into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. While Kincaid deploys arguments of imperial neglect...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 61–68.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Raphael Dalleo Examining the West Indies Federation during the twentieth century against the backdrop of the US occupation of Haiti from 1915 to 1934 shows the complex roots of decolonization and helps us understand the occupation as a foundational event for the twentieth-century Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 96–102.
Published: 01 March 2020
...Jossianna Arroyo This response essay reviews the six contributions to the special section “Con-Federating the Archipelago: The Confederación Antillana and the West Indies Federation.” These key interventions on the Spanish Caribbean Confederation projects in the nineteenth century and the West...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 174–185.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Rhonda Cobham Faith Smith's analysis, in Creole Recitations , of the nineteenth-century scholar John Jacob Thomas's often contradictory allegiances offers us a way of reading the counterintuitively parallel career of the poet Eric Roach a century later. Roach is the subject of Laurence Breiner's...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... nineteenth to early twentieth century. The essay examines the history of the term jamette and how it eventually encompassed the debased traits of a certain type of woman in mid-twentieth century Trinidad. I theoretically frames how jamettes , recognizing that their anatomies were considered debased by the...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 95–107.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Pablo F. Gómez This essay offers the Spanish Caribbean as a showcase for the central role black Atlantic healers and their culture played in shaping the Atlantic world of knowledge production about the body and the natural world during the seventeenth century. The author examines how...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 88–99.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Michelle Stephens This tribute assesses the importance of Stuart Hall's work both personally, for the author, and in relation to a broader scholarly conversation about blackness that shapes the latter half of the twentieth century and spans the United States, the Caribbean, and the United Kingdom...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel This essay reflects on the colonial Spanish Caribbean as a heuristic that enriches Caribbean studies. First, it meditates on the usefulness and limitations of applying the category of the Spanish Caribbean to the analysis of some pre- and post-seventeenth-century texts...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 189–198.
Published: 01 November 2016
... “emptying” of racial difference has a long historical precedent in the Dominican territory. Second, it deepens Horn's remarks on the nineteenth century to suggest that it is difficult to limit the frame of Caribbean or hemispheric American scholarship to the twentieth century. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016...