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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 175–185.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Perspectives (blog), 27 July 2018, www.aaihs.org/between-europe-and-the-black-atlantic . © Small Axe, Inc. 2021 black Britain empire/colonialism postimperial racism intimacy interracial children Straddling the Atlantic Ocean and the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, Hazel V. Carby’s...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 127–136.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., political activist and white mother of interracial children, to a twinned vision of the world of her birth, ssmallmall precipitated by her engagement, archivally and in person, with its namesake in Jamaica aaxexe over the last fi fteen years. One of the notable and salutary things about...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 37–50.
Published: 01 November 2009
... his tangible dimension of Relation as family in his 1996 Faulkner, Mississippi. Part essay, part testimony, the tribute to William Faulkner revolves around the notion of a complex, wounded, and inextricable interracial family whose black and white descendents are stuck...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 48–62.
Published: 01 November 2017
... of Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. Eliding the breadth of such distinctions, contemporary postcolonial scholars position two dominant texts, Sylvia Wynter's 1962 Hills of Hebron and Orlando Patterson's 1964 Children of Sisyphus , as outliers of an otherwise optimistic period of writing nationalist...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
... not lead to a durable relationship.” “Race Matters and Matters of Race: Interracial Relationships in Colonial and Postcolo- nial Films,” in Dina Sherzer, ed., Cinema, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism: Perspectives from the French and Francophone World (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996), 239...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 18–34.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and African Trinidadians have articulated trust and influence through ethnoracial difference. J. Brent Crosson constructs both a counterhistory of ethnoracial relations in Trinidad and a counternarrative to culturalist explanations for contemporary violence to foreground less-legible forms of interracial...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 43–59.
Published: 01 July 2012
... mulattos. 26 That is to say, she “inhabits the outer margins of respectable society … positioned as the ideal domestic, sexual servant … [and] is denied legitimacy as a social equal to whites.” 27 Despite a level of disenfranchisement, historically, the mulatto holds a certain cachet in interracial...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 181–186.
Published: 01 November 2020
... (“the lower classes”) as vectors toward understanding disorganized families in the Caribbean, state authorities mobilized the children of interracial intimacies as symbols of the dangers of incorporating black colonial migrants in England. 5 Where the logics of colonial histories segregate and embed...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 167–174.
Published: 01 March 2021
... generation’s mother had to fight to keep her children from the state’s grasp. In between these women’s narratives we witness Carby’s own reckoning with her childhood experiences in a family tense with the resentment of class, gender, and racial barriers. The final two parts—on which I will focus the rest...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of difference. Conversations about interracial sex and the visibility of racial inheritance in children became an entry point for the articulation of those particularities. This served to situate black women and men’s most intimate bodily practices as unprotected by domestic space and already occurring...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 84–101.
Published: 01 March 2021
...; British landlords were hesitant to rent to an interracial family, so Daphne and the children would live in one residence and Peter in another. 4 Ghana was considered, but perhaps because of Abrahams’s critique of Nkrumahism, it was not an option. 5 While in England, the Abrahamses were friends...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (1 (61)): 44–52.
Published: 01 March 2020
... came to be called indianista literature, a sentimentalist tradition where interracial love often functioned, according to Doris Sommer, as an allegory of social integration in the newly formed Latin American states. Even when the lovers are two indigenous figures, as in Dominican writer Manuel de...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
... of Victorian racial theory. What was so worrying was the danger of miscegenation and interracial transgression whereby “a culture in its colonial operation becomes hybridized, alienated and potentially threatening to its European original through the production of the polymorphously...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 93–110.
Published: 01 September 2003
... there: as a child in Guyana, where the narrator is both envied and resented for her white skin, she is embarrassed when children taunt her by calling her “ice cream face”; but when she is in England she is also embarrassed by her brown father, whose appearance subjects her to another type of taunting: “Mum...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 34–56.
Published: 01 July 2019
... children out of wedlock, and most West Indian couples lived in unsanctioned concubinage. Available sources indicate that Americans discussed this disapprovingly and that the canal commission and churches heavily discouraged the practice. During construction, the commission passed Ordinance No. 14 in 1905...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 220–232.
Published: 01 March 2017
... béké aspiration to “préserver la race” (preserve their race) distilled a desire to ensure economic supremacy through enforcing racial uniformity; by preventing interbreeding with nonwhites—or, more accurately, by refusing to recognize children born through intercourse with black slaves...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 27–40.
Published: 01 March 2009
... mayor “counseling” his listeners “to be wise rulers of men in [the] far-flung Empire.”7 While children in Britain were wearing red, white, and blue, marching around their respective playgrounds singing anthems and saluting the Union Jack, my dad in Jamaica, like children all over...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 4–25.
Published: 01 July 2009
... with Japanese women, many becom- ing formalized by marriage—the so-called war brides—and relocating to the United States as interracial families at the end of the war. The documentary Doubles: Japan and America’s Intercultural Children (1995), produced by Regge Life, captures the drama...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 38–54.
Published: 01 March 2014
... children's literature, cricket emerged on my horizon as a baffling cultural context and language that I routinely misheard, misread, and generally misunderstood. 42 I came to believe, for no reason I can reconstruct, that “queering the pitch” had something to do with either a bowler successfully faking...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
... as the impossibilities of both creole and Black Nationalist romances. Alternatively, the novel explores the interracial and interethnic tensions that are mapped onto and played out in any revolutionary struggle and thus the limits of any manifestation of creole reconciliation or black power coming into being...