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Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 1 Albert Chong, Addressing the Chinese-Jamaican Business Community , 1992. Gelatin silver print, 30 × 40 in. Figure 1. Albert Chong, Addressing the Chinese-Jamaican Business Community, 1992. Gelatin silver print, 30 × 40 in. More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. Figure 10. The Jamaican government destroying Shanty Town, off Foreshore Road (renamed Marcus Garvey Drive), in 1966. © 1966 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Editorial cartoon by Clovis Brown, featuring Jamaican prime minister Andrew Holness, US president Barack Obama, and British prime minister David Cameron. Jamaica Observer , 9 December 2011. Editorial cartoon by Clovis Brown, featuring Jamaican prime minister Andrew Holness, US president Barack More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 1 Radio Jamaica and Rediffusion QSL card depicting internal Jamaican radio tower receptivity, which began in 1950. Courtesy of World Radio History Figure 1. Radio Jamaica and Rediffusion QSL card depicting internal Jamaican radio tower receptivity, which began in 1950. Courtesy of World More
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Published: 01 November 2020
Figure 2 Map of Jamaican Chinese business infrastructure distribution across Jamaica, 1957–1963. The dot density (i.e., darker dots) on this map indicates multiple shops in one area. Designed by Tao Leigh Goffe, 2017 (Datawrapper) Figure 2. Map of Jamaican Chinese business infrastructure More
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 53–64.
Published: 01 November 2020
...: A Perspective on the 1972 General Elections (Kingston: Kingston Publishers, 1972). © 2020 Small Axe, Inc. 2020 1950s Jamaica migration decolonization popular struggle In April 2019, Small Axe convened the symposium “The Jamaican 1950s” at the University of Pennsylvania. As with the two...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that saw the role and function of the London scene being debated and contested within the region. Jamaican 1950s Caribbean literary historiography University College of theWest Indies (UCWI) Focus magazine Windrush The centrality of Windrush to the study of the 1950s turns on the idea...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Figure 1 Radio Jamaica and Rediffusion QSL card depicting internal Jamaican radio tower receptivity, which began in 1950. Courtesy of World Radio History Figure 1. Radio Jamaica and Rediffusion QSL card depicting internal Jamaican radio tower receptivity, which began in 1950. Courtesy of World...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 143–163.
Published: 01 November 2020
...O’Neil Lawrence; Deborah A. Thomas The “creation” of Jamaican national identity owed much to the artistic movement that preceded and followed independence in 1962. While depictions of the peasantry, particularly male laborers, have become iconic representations of “true” Jamaicans, the scholarship...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 48–62.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Donette Francis Jamaican fiction published in the 1960s was fundamentally pessimistic. These writings drew from regional ontologies of religious millenarianism, colonial abjection, and racial damnation, as well as of existentialist philosophies of Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre, to offer...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 85–97.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Sheri-Marie Harrison This essay uses the coincidence of three facets of Marlon James's A Brief History of Seven Killings to consider how Jamaican literature imagined political sovereignty during the 1960s. The first is a 1966 event characters refer to as “the fall of Balaclava.” The second...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 62–76.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rachel L. Mordecai Despite burgeoning interest in the cultural politics of the Jamaican 1970s, little critical attention has been paid to texts engaging that era in a popular-fiction mode. Starting from the conviction that popular-fiction texts potentially offer new ways of construing...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 77–96.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of the PNP’s execution of its vision and, critically, of the Jamaican population itself, from these literary perspectives. With the PNP’s defeat in 1980, race and class relations quickly reverted to the status quo position of white (light) economic power/black subservience. The year would signify not only...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Rupert Lewis This essay examines the ideological and political circumstances in Jamaica and the anglophone Caribbean that led to the emergence of the Workers Party of Jamaica in 1978. It explores the ways Jamaican radicals in the 1970s appropriated and applied the ideas of Marx and Lenin...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 52–61.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Donette Francis This essay argues that the Jamaican 1970s is perhaps the most contested decade in Jamaican historiography. While there remains a contest over the positions and the stakes of narrating this period, there is consensus of the traumatic hold of the Jamaican 1970s that was at once...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 134–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of a charged, explicit, and heightened sense of racial identity among young black Britons. This essay seeks to reflect on the influence of Jamaican 1970s on the creation of a second diaspora. In so doing, it utilizes examples of British reggae music, a photograph by Vanley Burke, and the poetry of Linton Kwesi...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 125–139.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Donna P. Hope Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Passa Passa: Interrogating Cultural Hybridities in Jamaican Dancehall Donna P. Hope Introduction Contemporary dancehall culture is a cultural site for the creation and dissemination of symbols and ideologies that reflect and legitimize...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 161–173.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Bibi Bakare-Yusuf Small Axe Incorporated 2006 Clashing Interpretations in Jamaican Dancehall Culture Bibi Bakare-Yusuf In recent decades, dancehall music appears to have surpassed its predecessor, reggae, as Jamaica’s major cultural export. In her recent collection...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (3): 193–204.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Carolyn Cooper Small Axe Incorporated 2006 At the Crossroads— Looking for Meaning in Jamaican Dancehall Culture: A Reply Carolyn Cooper In the introduction to Sound Clash: Jamaican Dancehall Culture at Large I make my position clear: In the present study I document...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Rhonda Frederick This essay asks, What can a romance novel teach us about being in a Caribbean diaspora? Can this genre offer insight into how Jamaicans living outside of Jamaica come to know themselves as “Jamaican” and as part of a Jamaican diaspora? It tackles these questions by putting the form...