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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... in large part on its author’s own expertise and interests: Ken’s in music, Aisha’s in creolization, and Deb’s in the development and future directions of Caribbean studies. None really engages the central narrative of Travels with Tooy, which (for those of you not yet familiar with it) begins...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., someone who visited UWI to speak during my three years as a student was Richard Hart (Dick Hart, to those who knew him), the legendary figure of the 1940s and 1950s Jamaican Marxist Left who, along with Arthur Henry and the Hill brothers, Ken and Frank (the 4 H’s, as they were called), had famously been...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2015
...? How might he have connected its doctrines to the unfolding politics around him? For it's well to remember that the 1940s was one of the most radical periods in Jamaica's political history, with the Marxist Left led by Richard Hart, Frank Hill, Ken Hill, and Arthur Henry driving the nationalist project...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2019
... equally militant work of theoretical excursus from a generation earlier, carried out in relation to another Jamaican “evental historiography,” namely, the labor revolt of 1938. I am thinking of Ken Post’s Arise Ye Starvelings and its two-volume sequel, Strike the Iron , parts of an unfinished work...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
... sort of editor’s column ran in almost every issue under the title “The Philosopher Views the Passing Show,” suggesting a detachment from which the writer could mock the mores of the colonial bourgeoisie. Ken Post identifies “The Philosopher” as the pseudonym of Frank Hill, who in...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., told in a theoretically sophisticated way by Ken Post in his unsurpassed book Arise Ye Starvelings Th is is a story driven less by the derivative administrative narrative of con- 13. Wendell Bell, Jamaican Leaders: Political Attitudes in a New Nation (Berkeley: University of...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 173–187.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Scholarship on politics and protest in the English-speaking Caribbean had long shaped my understanding of the postwar Caribbean and the movements toward decolonization from the march to self-government in the 1930s to the tumultuous 1970s. The works of Ken Post, Obika Gray, Anthony Bogues, Brian Meeks...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2008
... the importance, both historical and symbolic, of the Haitian Revolution in questions of abolition. The mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, claimed in a public intervention in March 2007 that the state failure to issue an apology for a “crime as monstrous as the slave trade” had...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 213–227.
Published: 01 July 2012
... Russian constructivists in the visual arts, but what made Bakhtin post -formalist was his attention to the porous borderline that separates text from context while also imbricating the two. Whereas Anglo-American formalist traditions tend Figure 3. From left , Helen Winkler, Peter Bradley, Ken Noland...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 43–47.
Published: 01 November 2017
... this story-form for a number of years, initially in my preface to an interview in an early issue of Small Axe ; see David Scott, “‘No Savior from on High’: An Interview with Ken Post,” Small Axe , no. 4 (September 1998): 88. 4 See, for example, Arnold Bertram, P. J. Patterson: A Mission to...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 193–199.
Published: 01 March 2010
... The law was not beyond the ken of slaves, but something that obsessed them. They understood its power and knew that on this soil of the dead, the elements of law had a great deal to do with the making of gods and spirits—and political authority. The Reaper’s Garden sensitively lays out this...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 156–163.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and Re-organization: Three Decades of Turbulence in Grenada,” Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 23, no. 2 (1985): 91–111; Ken Boodhoo, Grenada: the Birth and Death of a Revolution (Latin American and Caribbean Center, Florida International University, 1984); Robert Beck, The...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 1–7.
Published: 01 July 2013
...–39 (London: James Curry, 1995); and on Jamaica in 1938, see Ken Post, Arise Ye Starvelings: The Jamaican Labour Rebellion of 1938 and Its Aftermath (The Hague: Nijhoff, 1978). 2 On this political moment, see Trevor Munroe, Cold War and the Jamaican Left, 1950–1955: Reopening the Files...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 169–186.
Published: 01 March 2019
... political scene obliquely, yet significantly, on the tail-end of his father’s decision to expel from the party the influential Marxist Left: Ken Hill, Frank Hill, Arthur Henry, and Richard Hart, called the “4 H’s,” who had built and led the party’s trade union affiliate, the Trade Union Congress, the...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 129–139.
Published: 01 November 2018
... late 1960s, when the two of them traveled on the bus with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters. It was expected that Bob would write an article for Harper’s that was favorable to the Cuban government, though that was not quite how things turned out. Antonio, of course, could not go along with us...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 37–46.
Published: 01 November 2018
... “autoclaps.” See, for example, Ken Jones, “Autocrats and Autoclaps,” Jamaica Observer , 14 March 2015, www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/Autocrats-and--autoclaps -_18555688; but see also Kei Miller, Augustown (London: Orion, 2016), in which an imagined dictionary offers a different etymology: “Noun. An...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 63–84.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Means: Colonial Reactions to the Radicalization of Rastafari in Jamaica, 1956–1959,” New West Indian Guide 69, nos. 1–2 (1995): 69. Ken Post has argued that Jamaican communists never succeeded in creating a worker-peasant alliance because they focused on the development of trade unions (and therefore...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2009
... September 1926. 51 “Examination into Murder Charge was Continued at Spanish Town” Gleaner 28 June 1924. 52 Payne-Jackson and Alleyne, Jamaican Folk Medicine, 61–62; Ken Bilby, e-mail to author, 14 April 2005. 53 This statement is based on conversations and observations during visits to Jamaica...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 1–28.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), the Outside Broadcasting Department, and the Features and Drama Department. 37 20 Marson was by no means the lone West Indian at the BBC; her Caribbean colleagues at various points included Ulric Cross, June Grimble, Ken Ablack, Ernest Etyle, and Maurice Chagill. However, as the BBC Staff...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... orations in the park. Grant, who frequently dressed in the regalia of the UNIA s African legion or in an assortment of costumes, embodied in his appearance a new black (African) subjectivity, a position he also preached Garvey and champions of his cause positioned Africa as 22. According to Ken Post the...