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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 70–86.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Wendy Knepper Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Colonization, Creolization, and Globalization: The Art and Ruses of Bricolage Wendy Knepper Antillean art is this restoration of our shattered histories, our shards of vocabulary, our archipelago becoming a synonym for pieces...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 157–169.
Published: 01 March 2009
...David Boxer Artist project. Small Axe Incorporated 2009 Memories of Colonization: The Kidd Diptychs, 1995/2008 David Boxer small axe 28 • March 2009 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2008-012 © 2009 David Boxer 158  |  Memories of Colonization: The Kidd Diptychs, 1995/2008 River...
Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 3 Inaugural banquet in honor of Pueblos Hispanos , Commodore Hotel, New York City, 21 February 1943. Guests included Jesús Colón, Juan Antonio Corretjer, Clemente Soto Velez, Vito Marcantonio, Thyra Edwards, Charles Collins, and Pablo Neruda. Box OS_IX, folder 13, the Jesús Colón Papers More
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Charisse Burden-Stelly This essay offers a critical engagement with historian Peter James Hudson’s groundbreaking text Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean . It begins with an analysis of Hudson’s detailed account of the entanglements of the internationalization of US banking...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 187–196.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Brenda Gayle Plummer This discussion of Peter James Hudson’s Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean focuses on the way transnational banks are revealed to be players of multiple roles in the development of past and present Caribbean economies. The banks were hardly mere...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 197–207.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Peter James Hudson This essay offers a response to two critical commentaries—from diplomatic historian Brenda Gayle Plummer and political theorist Clarisse Burden-Stelly—on the author’s Bankers and Empire: How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean . While locating both commentaries under...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 169–170.
Published: 01 July 2021
... tradition, saving us from our own alienation, colonization, and ambivalence. This essay takes inspiration from Beyond Coloniality to respond to the climate-political-social-cultural crisis in the Caribbean and to think through the possibilities for futurity in relation to reparative justice and ecological...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (2 (68)): 119–143.
Published: 01 July 2022
... of three wreckages: the ship landings of European colonizers and the arriving ships of enslaved and, later, indentured peoples. Figure 11 Kelly Sinnapah Mary, from Notebook of No Return 10: Childhood of Sanbras , 2021. Mixed media, 23 × 26 × 36 cm. Photograph by the artist; used by permission...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 77–92.
Published: 01 February 2008
... interrogating the tourists' perspective and unraveling the continuing colonizing construction of a place legitimized only by its visitors. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Constructing a Nation: Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place Corinna McLeod Ab s t r a c t : Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 90–97.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Robert F. Reid-Pharr The Stranger's Work reads Hazel Carby's Reconstructing Womanhood into a critical tradition that considers the awkwardness and “outsider” status of Western intellectuals, particularly those who take up the subjects of diaspora and colonization. With special emphasis on C.L.R...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2014
... in struggles for legal justice. At the same time, these three legal cases exemplify how forced labor and colonization practices remain lived realities, complicating efforts to translate historical analysis into legal redress. The Moloch tropical street vendor's punch line (“But what will be left...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 147–162.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Laura Lomas Scholars of Caribbean and translation studies alike are indebted to Cuban anthropologist Fernando Ortiz for bringing into focus the multidirectional vectors of influence in the wake of colonization in his Contrapunteo de tabaco y azucar ( Cuban Counterpoint: Tobacco and Sugar...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 1–20.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Elizabeth Duchanaud With the traditional parameters of what constitutes history and historical event as alienating as colonization itself for the francophone Caribbean, Edouard Glissant argues to historicize alienation by plotting new forms of resistance against domination and oppression, forms...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 1–17.
Published: 01 July 2018
... societies. Hopkinson utilizes more explicitly sciencefictional tropes of extraplanetary colonization and cybernetics to explore how technologies carry the potential to serve both (neo) colonial and anticolonial ends. Midnight Robber demonstrates how colonial and anticolonial notions of “progress” similarly...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 80–88.
Published: 01 July 2019
...—whether through grammar, digitization, or death. Yet there remains an abiding desire to explode the beauty of (extra)ordinary moments and scenes. Diasporic and hyperlocal, these poems entangle language(s), archives, and memory to map constellations of identities formed and complicated by colonization...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and this is our conceptual starting point. Within this American creolization there are major structural bridges: the genocide of the American Indians, the slave trade, the process of colonization forged in the matrix of the plantation. Of course there were the great American plantations...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 1–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., “Illtre. Y Esdo. / Varon / Dn Cristoval Colon” (“Illustrious and Enlightened / gentleman / Christopher Columbus”). 31 Although it was deployed by some Spanish Caribbean intellectuals to lobby for Pan-Caribbean unity, Indigenismo, as a Dominican state-sponsored ideology, emerged from and promoted...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 82–105.
Published: 01 March 2004
... and backwardness about the colonized, even as it maintains the cultural dichotomies of the discourse of Orientalism through its mythologization of origins and reifi cations of tradition. Signifi cantly, it draws upon Enlightenment notions of (national) identity and (political) autonomy. Th e dialectic...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 223–226.
Published: 01 November 2013
... in. Dyonisus, 2013. Oil on canvas, 12 in × 12 in. The challenge is to define the sum of two histories, and reconcile each its origin and becoming. Having lost her native cultural source, the colonized is bound to embrace the culture of the “Mother Country.” This dual self-perception engenders...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 March 2002
... to the pervasive and inevitable dynamic of confrontation between colonizer and colonized, master and slave, European and non- European others (Amerindian, African, Asian). For Lamming, the conceptual metaphor is that of Shakespeare’s e Tempest; hence, the confl ict between Prospero...