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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 53–68.
Published: 01 July 2014
... development of Guyana. The analysis is framed by geographer Jason W. Moore's concept of “world-ecology,” which designates the epochal reorganization of the worldwide production of nature that was integral to the rise of the capitalist world-economy. In Guyana, something like the dynamic Taussig identifies...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
... formulas, Gardner’s work also points to the inseparability of Enlightenment natural history projects and the libidinal ecology of slavery. Each lithograph in the series presents a “portrait” of the head of an enslaved woman seen from behind. The thirteen images combine (thwarted) views of their subjects...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 121–134.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., and now ninth, decade of his life. The article analyses contributions to manifestos, reports, open letters and other public documents relating to topics such as slavery, colonial memory, ecology and the relationship of France to the Antillean DOM-ROMs. Attenuating Chris Bongie's association of Glissant...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 68–80.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and a changing regional climate. It sheds light on some of the local-scale implications of these wider structural and ecological changes and highlights that the impacts are likely to produce uneven vulnerability outcomes mediated largely around differences in the socioeconomic landscapes in which farmers operate...
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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 (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 96–109.
Published: 01 July 2020
...-natural crisis events as evidence, it shows that repetitive states of coconstituted ecological and political-economic devastation create vivid spaces of loss that make clear to the affected that repeating states of dystopia cannot be ruptured by the reiteration of the past political visions of nation...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 15–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... grounds as a land commons that produce food sovereignty and communal identity. Then he represents the Jamaican Maroons’ local ecological knowledge as a source of resistance to plantation economies. Using Sylvia Wynter’s environmental theories of resistance, this essay argues that Wedderburn’s political...
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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 (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 122–132.
Published: 01 July 2020
... our relationship to the environment and making it one that supports life. This transformative act of rehabilitation or regeneration, both epistemological and ecological in character, is necessary now more than ever. It has been practiced by fishers, foragers, farmers, and beekeepers in Puerto Rico...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 152–163.
Published: 01 July 2019
... le printemps. —Aimé Césaire, “Le verbe marronner” race Dominican Republic ecology black feminist studies literary studies ...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 145–164.
Published: 01 March 2022
... Mackey , an interview becomes a multigenre journey of discovery. Here he allows us to understand the questions at the core of his process, for Kamau’s work is always in evolution, an ecology in vibrant transition. He says, “The people I’m writin for still read ‘Western’ rather than hieroglyphic...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 110–121.
Published: 01 July 2020
... features of groynes are ecologically contingent and translocal, erosion mapping raises broader questions about the not-quite-human forms of vulnerability that characterize sea defense. In response, engineers have collaborated with Guyanese botanists, agronomists, and beekeepers and French geoscientists...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 169–179.
Published: 01 March 2017
.... Finally, despite the rather romanticized vision of fusion with the natural world that we find in Une nouvelle région du monde , its ecological impetus is increasingly relevant to the world we all live in today. This strange and difficult book, which has received relatively little critical attention...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 78–95.
Published: 01 July 2020
... a natural hazard or an act of God. The real disaster came before the earthquake, in the twin catastrophes of ecological and economic collapse that made Port-au-Prince so vulnerable in the first place. And then there are the disasters that have come after the quake, the twin humanitarian disasters...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 80–99.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... each. Courtesy of KADIST (Paris and San Francisco) islands as discontinuous, isolated, hermetic, and beyond comprehension and challenging the conceptual boundaries imposed on spaces that are geographically contiguous and share similar ecologies and historical processes. 28 The archipelago...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 93–99.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., detailed vision of painting is perhaps not necessary. Here prevails the idea of an ecology that is closely preoccupied with the networks of relation in pictorial matter. This stands in place of a distanced vision of painting and is a kind of “pictorial organic” that would succeed in bringing back...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 17–34.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of coherence. Not a taking hold, not an exchange, not an objectification, but an ecstatic decentering, even as I am brought together with others. This aligns with Monique Allewaert’s idiosyncratic theory of the subject in the eighteenth-century Caribbean that she calls “Ariel’s ecology,” after...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 204–206.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Castellano i s a professor of English and coordinator of environmental humanities at James Madison University. She is the author of The Ecology of British Romantic Conservatism (2013) and was awarded an Eccles Centre Fellowship at the British Library to continue researching Robert Wedderburn...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 76–84.
Published: 01 July 2016
... articles, there are many variations and developments enabled by the evolving communication ecology. 5 Online journals, with the ability to experiment with format and content because of the flexibility and relatively small cost of digital tools, offer different types of presentation and contributions...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2018
... University. Her research relates slavery’s archives to literature and arts of the African diaspora, with a focus on ecology, sexuality, and kinship. Her essay “Mortal Coils and Hair-Raising Revolutions: Styling ‘Race’ in the Age of Enlightenment” will appear in A Cultural History of Hair in the Age...