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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 72–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
... with gender systems across spectrums of similarity and difference, and suggests that women's and gender history can enrich comparative Caribbean historiography as a whole. © Small Axe, Inc. 2014 The engendering of Hispanic and Anglophone history being undertaken in the Caribbean still all too...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 208–219.
Published: 01 March 2019
... such themes of mutual observation and interconnection as experienced by slavery-era Caribbean populations, free and enslaved. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 comparative slavery Caribbean slavery Atlantic history comparative history When describing the arrival of dozens of French...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
... that are so minimally addressed in the respective national historiographies of the Spanish Caribbean that there remains much work to be done at all levels: local, national, comparative, transnational. Let us take as an example the history of the Cuban Revolution of 1959. Among the most radical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
... and Chambers, questioning their sense of the artist as an autonomous male author, while refusing to rehearse a comparable rhetoric, often drawn from the US Black Arts Movement and Pan-Africanism” (97–99). 18 Kempadoo, “Timings, Canon, and Art History,” 167. 19 Ibid. 20 I have...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2019) 23 (2 (2)): 57–71.
Published: 01 July 2019
... mapped onto the continents of its origins. These peoples are the creation of a relatively recent history such that we cannot compare them to peoples who trace their roots back into a multi-millennial past.” 23 He concludes that the cessation of the slave trade marked the beginnings of a distinctly...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2004) 8 (2): 49–60.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Andrea N. Douglas Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Facing the Nation: Art History and Art Criticism in the Jamaican Context Andrea N. Douglas n the opening comments for the 2000 Annual National Exhibition, Michael Cooke, then director of museums for the Institute of Jamaica...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., 2013). 28 Compare also Richard Price, Alabi's World (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990). 29 See Steven Feierman, “Colonizers, Scholars, and the Creation of Invisible Histories,” in Victoria E. Bonnell and Lynn Hunt, eds., Beyond the Cultural Turn (Berkeley: University of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 163–176.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Haitian Novels and Novels of Haiti: History, Haitian Writing, and Madison Smartt Bell’s Trilogy Martin Munro Ab s t r a c t : This essay reads Madison Smartt Bell’s Haitian trilogy in the context of contemporary Haitian literature, and considers why Haitian writers have tended not...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
... through gendered and racialized notions of difference and paternalism. Rosenberg's book is a synthetic and global account of dollar diplomacy whose importance for Caribbean history also lies in its transnational, comparative framing. 44 Elsewhere in the Caribbean, the transition to nationalism...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 86–98.
Published: 01 July 2012
... himself as he does from history. A preference to engage with “presences” rather than with history is comparable, then, to a preference for engaging with gods rather than with stories about them. Such an interpretation suggests that Walcott is particularly resistant to the coercive effects of historical...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 108–118.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Edward Baugh In this essay, Edward Baugh responds to comments on his 1977 essay “The West Indian Writer and His Quarrel with History” from Alison Donnell, Laurence Breiner, and Nadi Edwards. Perhaps, in hindsight, it was no mere coincidence that the Department of English at Mona (later Department...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2006) 10 (1): 198–205.
Published: 01 February 2006
...,” for instance, are explicitly linked to a “history of organized political opposition” in Jamaica, which includes the 1865 Morant Bay Rebellion (13–14). Similarly, Puri’s readings of hybrid poetics in Walcott’s Pantomime and Khan’s The Jumbi Bird are elaborated in relation to the politics of a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 219–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
... demographic histories of slavery have left off, exploring how social, cultural, and political life articulated with the brutal facts of morbidity and mortality. It seeks to offer a dynamic understanding of how the idioms that related the living to the dead mediated the way people in Jamaican slave society...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2007) 11 (2): 194–208.
Published: 01 June 2007
... Revolutionary between History and Fiction Charles Forsdick Ab s t r a c t : Central to Madison Smartt Bell’s trilogy of novels on the Haitian Revolution is the char- acter of Toussaint Louverture. The article considers how Bell’s Toussaint fits into two centuries of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 1–12.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Michael K. Walonen While globalization is often conceived of in terms of the transnational movement of capital, culture, people, and ideas, in his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings Marlon James draws attention to a less salubrious form of transnational flow that may also circulate through...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 60–74.
Published: 01 July 2012
...Edward Baugh A republication of Edward Baugh's essay “The West Indian Writer and His Quarrel with History,” previously published in Tapia in 1977. Behind the argument for historylessness is a basically determinist view of history, that would condemn us to being, indeed forever, the slaves of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2011) 15 (3 (36)): 134–154.
Published: 01 November 2011
... might compare the cultural effects of the Haitian earthquake to that of the Lisbon earthquake of 1755, which permanently darkened the earlier optimism of the European Enlightenment. 146  |  Baby on the Blender: A Visual History of Catastrophe in Haiti the Pantheon. The other invokes a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2001) 5 (2): 66–80.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Walter Rodney Small Axe Incorporated 2001 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...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2018) 22 (1 (55)): 39–54.
Published: 01 March 2018
... futures. 78 9 Compare the assessment in Anthony Bogues, “Writing Caribbean Intellectual History,” Small Axe , no. 26 (June 2008): 166–78, with essays in Shruti Kapila, ed., An Intellectual History for India (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010). 10 Shruti Kapila, “Global...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... True History of Paradise (1999) take these explorations a step further, specifically examining women's responses to violence and reminding readers that present-day sexual violence creates conditions of entrapment, hostility, and lawlessness reminiscent of the barbarities of slavery and colonialism. In...