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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 147–158.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Roland Rose Copyright © 2018 Small Axe, Inc. 2016 In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Roland Rose small axe 55 • March 2018 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-4379020 © Roland Rose 148 [ Roland Rose ] In Transition: The Bahamas at Mid-Century Previous page...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 109–123.
Published: 01 September 2005
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 50–68.
Published: 01 November 2019
... as a model for understanding the compromised collaborations between Communist and nationalist leaders in the Caribbean—this essay expands our understanding of Communist influence in Caribbean liberation movements and begins to reinsert the contributions of early-and mid-twentieth-century Puerto Ricans...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 178–184.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Through a reading of Jamaica Kincaid’s A Small Place , the essay highlights how the market logics of mid-nineteenth-century imperial liberalization continued to animate new forms of West Indian erasure well into the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. While Kincaid deploys arguments of imperial neglect...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... nineteenth to early twentieth century. The essay examines the history of the term jamette and how it eventually encompassed the debased traits of a certain type of woman in mid-twentieth century Trinidad. I theoretically frames how jamettes , recognizing that their anatomies were considered debased...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 65–80.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the status of women and children and readying working-class Jamaicans for citizenship. This essay explores mass weddings as a form of women’s activism in the mid-twentieth century, and it reflects on M. G. Smith’s trenchant critique of mass weddings in his introduction to Edith Clarke’s iconic study My...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 164–180.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Ronald Cummings; Deborah A. Thomas This essay utilizes an alternative politics of directionality as a way of reentering the mid-twentieth-century Caribbean literary archive. Rather than focusing on Windrush as the main orienting point, this discussion examines and regrounds what events...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2021
... studies first and foremost from within. Mid-twentieth-century Dutch Caribbean anticolonial intellectuals have confronted strong oppression and retaliations, leading to obscured publications as well as to considerable societal and archival silences. This reflects on the self-image of the Dutch Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 165–174.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Edward J. Sullivan This essay revisits the arguments in Continental Shifts: The Art of Edouard Duval Carrié . The book's editor looks at how the volume (a mid-career survey of the Haitian artist) was conceived and at its contributions to the study of modern Haitian art and visuality. The author...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 53–70.
Published: 01 March 2012
... Association in London. After returning to Trinidad in the mid-1980s and under the mentorship of the architect John Newell-Lewis, Turton rapidly established himself as an unusually talented and original architect. His work successfully embraced the challenge of producing architecture that engaged...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
... of the Edwardian era: the Brotherhood movement. From his exposure to the movement's ideology and his participation in its organizational successes, Garvey obtained the template of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, which he created on his return to Jamaica from England in mid-1914. The first attempt...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 134–149.
Published: 01 March 2019
... into the 1980s, when we consider the remarkable things that we come to associate with the 1970s. In this regard, the 1970s can more reliably be seen as something like a fifteen-year period, reaching a noticeable juncture in the mid-1980s. In the same way we can think of the 1950s ending in the early to mid-1960s...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 148–157.
Published: 01 July 2014
..., but at an appropriate age, mid-forties, perhaps self-induced, mid-career, mid-flight, a mid-life Phaethon going out ablaze in some 300-horsepower consolation bought with that McArthur Foundation Grant that came at last, at least something better than some grand curmudgeon fading upon a throne...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 143–163.
Published: 01 November 2020
... most likely never been socially acceptable in Jamaica, it does seem to have been a less contentious issue in the mid-twentieth century than today. The height of Lindo’s photographic production, from the 1940s to the 1970s, coincides with that seemingly more tolerant period. During that same time...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 158–164.
Published: 01 July 2014
... bereft of all the innocent alchemy of first poems, startlingly hardening, the alchemy of cakes … Nearing Thirty This is as good as it gets this lust for death, not now, of course, but at an appropriate age, mid-forties, perhaps self-induced, mid-career, mid-flight, a mid-life...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 186–197.
Published: 01 March 2021
... lives, particularly after they came to Britain in the mid-1950s, could only, for the most part, be gleaned from the slow but steady pace of publishing related to the history of black people in the country, particularly those from the Caribbean, and particularly from the mid-twentieth century onward. I...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 194–196.
Published: 01 March 2016
... © Small Axe, Inc. 2016 A lex B enson is assistant professor of literature and American studies at Bard College. His current work includes a book manuscript on the problem of ethnographic transcription in American literatures from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., when Britain was in the process of relinquishing its empire and US policy makers wanted to know what kinds of territories and populations were soon to become part of the US “backyard.”5 In the mid-twentieth century, Caribbean studies, as an area of concentration within anthro...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): vii–xiv.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of the mid- to late 1990s (returning to think about the Caribbean from a decade’s work on Sri Lanka, and returning to the University of the West Indies from teaching at the University of Chicago), I initiated the Small Axe Project in collaboration with a number of colleagues, the question of beginnings...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 138–151.
Published: 01 November 2017
... an important part of the mid-to-late-twentieth-century self-fashioning of Jamaican elites and their (re)configurations of the border between themselves and their “othered” compatriots. It allows us—as one component to the critical reassessment of the Jamaican 1960s being initiated in this issue of Small Axe...
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