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Published: 01 March 2014
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 7. The largest gathering in the country's history, welcoming H.I.M. Haile Selassie to Jamaica. Figure 7. The largest gathering in the country's history, welcoming H.I.M. Haile Selassie to Jamaica. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
... standards of presumably universal human relevance. Trouillot's important intervention in Western conceptions of history and historiography in Silencing the Past notwithstanding, the essay argues that the distinction he draws between “historicity 1” and “historicity 2” betrays his struggle with the continued...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of history” that are characteristic of the region and yet are frequently silenced from the historical record. 3 Yet, vernacular speech genres such as rumor, gossip, and banter have not received the systematic and sustained analysis they deserve as forms of popular knowledge production. This...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Caribbean's past, present, and future. From the vantage point of Haiti, the 2004 coup, the 2010 earthquake, and the exploitation of Haitians in the Dominican Republic demonstrate the important—yet politically, ethically, and legally fraught—role of Caribbean historians and the histories they produce in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
... reasons behind this historiographical neglect while surveying the history of banking in the Caribbean across five hundred years and four overlapping eras—the prebanking era, the colonial era, the nationalist era, and the era of denationalization. It concludes with a consideration of recent approaches to...
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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 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 35–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Revolution as a question of “universal history.” Now, I deliberately frame these questions in this way because part of what seems to me worth exploring here is whether or to what degree one can speak of a specifically narratological structure and effect of universal history. In other words, is universal...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 162–177.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chris Bongie This essay provides an overview of Colin Dayan's work that attends, specifically, to her representations of slave law in Haiti, History, and the Gods and The Law Is a White Dog . It takes as its point of departure Dayan's indictment in the final chapter of Haiti, History, and the Gods...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2016) 20 (3 (51)): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., it suggests that going beyond national perspectives also includes the study of local histories, reconceived as spaces linked to but not always bound by national narratives. historiography area studies A search of essays in Small Axe reveals uneven results across Caribbean space. Searching...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 167–176.
Published: 01 July 2015
... by critics, art institutions, national governments, and other artists—in other words, a scholarly reflection emergent from the traditions of a British art history discipline that is mostly based on a selection of an older generation of Caribbean artists from Trinidad and Guyana. It is on this...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2015) 19 (3 (48)): 175–185.
Published: 01 November 2015
... conceptualization so completely that notions of tradition, of canonical significance, have been refashioned to accommodate the new knowledges. 2 For example, when I began my journey as a university teacher in the mid-1970s, programs in the study and instruction of art history remained the virtually exclusive...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
...Leon Wainwright This essay reflects on the contribution made by Timed Out: Art and the Transnational Caribbean (2011) to alternative futures for the Caribbean-focused study of art and its histories. Wainwright emphasizes the need for better attention to the complex “geopolitics of time” that is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2017
... the moral —indeed, the reparatory —history of the world we live in. In the face of the dead ends of racial justice that define our present, it is reparatory history that ought to command our attention, and in this respect the Garvey papers may have something to teach us. The gift of volume 13...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2003) 7 (2): 150–158.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Rhonda Cobham Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Fishers of Men: Catherine Hall’s Narrative and the Framing of History Rhonda Cobham ood history, like good literature, arrives trailing metaphor, which, like the fi sher- man’s seine in Dennis Scott’s poem “Letters to My Son VIII...
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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 September 2004) 8 (2): 214–221.
Published: 01 September 2004
... identifi es (without refuting the importance of regional diff erence) in and through the mask cultural common ground, a shared history of resistance to colo- nialism. Masking is the cultural practice that transcends ethnic, racial, or linguistic or European-derived boundaries...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 109–123.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Carl Hermann Middelanis Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Blending with Motifs and Colors: Haitian History Interpreted by Édouard Duval Carrié Carl Hermann Middelanis o discover traces of historical painting in Haiti, you would have to visit either the Haitian Museum of National...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 September 2005) 9 (2): 189–201.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Dany Laferrière; Louis-Philippe Dalembert; Edwidge Danticat; Évelyne Trouillot; J. Michael Dash Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Roundtable: Writing, History, and Revolution Danyy Laferrière, Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Edwidge Danticat, Évelyne Trouillot J. Michael Dash, moderator J...
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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...