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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 5 Author’s family in El Cercado, Dominican Republic, 1962. Photographer unknown. Author’s family collection, Santo Domingo. Figure 5. Author’s family in El Cercado, Dominican Republic, 1962. Photographer unknown. Author’s family collection, Santo Domingo. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 12. Members of one family escaping with their house. Figure 12. Members of one family escaping with their house. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Published: 01 July 2017
Sharlene Khan, Family , 2016. Mixed media, 29 × 37 cm. Courtesy of the artist Sharlene Khan, Family, 2016. Mixed media, 29 × 37 cm. Courtesy of the artist More
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 69–85.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and identity anchored in the political upheavals of the Cold War. This essay examines how the contemporary Caribbean writers Julia Álvarez, Junot Díaz, and Edwidge Danticat use familial dynamics to bring forth the multifaceted and complex realities of transnational communities, dispel ideas of cultural...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Tao Leigh Goffe This essay focuses on artwork that centers family photographs and home movies as a point of departure to trouble the conventional family album in order to narrate a story about Caribbean Chinese kinship. In the art examined, personal visual archives are used to respond to the lacuna...
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Published: 01 March 2015
Duppy Treez (detail), 2013. Mixed media on paper; 78.5 × 63 in. Collection of Vascovitz Family Collection, Seattle. Photo courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago Duppy Treez (detail), 2013. Mixed media on paper; 78.5 × 63 in. Collection of Vascovitz Family Collection, Seattle More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 5 Josef Nassy, Untitled , n.d. Woven paper and graphite, 8.46 × 10.98 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author Figure 5. Josef Nassy, Untitled, n.d. Woven paper and graphite, 8.46 × 10.98 in. United More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 8 Josef Nassy, Beverloo 1943 , n.d. Oil on canvas, 19.72 × 15.98 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author Figure 8. Josef Nassy, Beverloo 1943, n.d. Oil on canvas, 19.72 × 15.98 in. United States More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 9 Josef Nassy, Tittmoning 1943 , n.d. Oil on canvas, 15.98 × 19.96 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author Figure 9. Josef Nassy, Tittmoning 1943, n.d. Oil on canvas, 15.98 × 19.96 in. United States More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 7 Josef Nassy, Untitled , n.d. Woven paper, graphite, and crayon; 9.09 × 6.34 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gifts of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photographs by the author Figure 7. Josef Nassy, Untitled, n.d. Woven paper, graphite, and crayon; 9.09 More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 3 Josef Nassy, Untitled , n.d. Woven paper, ink, and ink wash; 5.980 × 7.480 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gifts of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photographs by the author Figure 3. Josef Nassy, Untitled, n.d. Woven paper, ink, and ink wash; 5.980 × 7.480 More
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 186–197.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Eddie Chambers This discussion essay on Hazel V. Carby’s Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands considers the contrasting ways the dominant society and the people of the African diaspora approach and regard research into family histories. Beginning with reflections on the somewhat dreaded...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
... the juxtapositions of various voices this work examines how the legacy of black families in the Caribbean connects with the stories of European maritime `hero's, such as Frances Drake, Christopher Columbus, Walter Raleigh and James Cook. Images of state sanctioned and educational authorities are placed alongside...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Valérie Loichot This essay sheds light on family relations in Octavia Butler's fantasy neo-slave narrative Kindred (1979) through Édouard Glissant's theories of kinship and Relation. This comparative gesture thus relate Glissant's Caribbean texts to an unlikely kin, a Californian African American...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 168–178.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of Jamaican national becoming by insisting on the creative power of Jamaica's racial and cultural heterogeneity. On the one hand, the memoir honors domesticity as the necessary and valuable work of nurturing family and community while maintaining discreet lines of demarcation between the persona...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
... to narrate the violence of the British empire through family stories. The long-intertwined histories of England and the Caribbean inevitably lead to slavery’s archives, and in the final section of the book, Carby describes the lives of her earliest ancestors on a Jamaican coffee plantation. In response...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 175–185.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Marc Matera Through a combination of critical memoir and family history, Hazel V. Carby’s Imperial Intimacies: A Tale of Two Islands offers an intimate history of empire—an excavation of close connections across space and time, of empire’s presence in the most intimate spaces and relationships...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 28–46.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Figure 5 Josef Nassy, Untitled , n.d. Woven paper and graphite, 8.46 × 10.98 in. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; gift of the Severin Wunderman Family. Photograph by the author Figure 5. Josef Nassy, Untitled, n.d. Woven paper and graphite, 8.46 × 10.98 in. United...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 69–82.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... Thomas arrived from St. Barths after slavery. These white minorities have expanded connections between friends and families as well as in their departed homeland and the Virgin Islands. Their strong religious beliefs and in-group solidarity allowed them to remain in the sociological and economic comfort...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 109–124.
Published: 01 July 2021
... unquestionable revolutionary support and adhesion to Guillén’s conceptualization of la nación mestiza —instrumental for the cohesiveness promoted by the revolutionary regime—through the comprehensive analysis of her family socioeconomic background, the coincidence of her arrival to adolescence...