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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Evelyn O'Callaghan With reference to a little known nineteenth century novel by an Antiguan creole woman, With Silent Tread (c1890), this paper examines the different ways in which female creole whiteness is constructed in the West Indies and in England. Paradoxically, “transcultural whiteness...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 186–196.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo Apart from the fact that it is one of very few book-length studies of a Caribbean-based British Caribbean black intellectual from the nineteenth century, and one of even fewer written by a literary studies scholar, Faith L. Smith's Creole Recitations stands out because of the...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 116–139.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Wigmoore Francis Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Nineteenth- and Early-Twentieth-Century Perspectives on Women in the Discourses of Radical Black Caribbean Men Wigmoore Francis INTRODUCTION t work in the deliberations of black radical thinkers in the nineteenth- and early...
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Small Axe (2003) 7 (2): 137–149.
Published: 01 September 2003
...Patrick Bryan Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Aiding Imperialism: White Baptists in Nineteenth-Century Jamaica Patrick Bryan atherine Hall’s study is concerned with the imperial mind, with the crucible in which the imperial mind was created (in this case Birmingham), and how...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Laurent Dubois This essay grapples with the problem of how to think Haiti's nineteenth century, analyzing a range of literature that has tackled the question and exploring key themes in these works. Understanding this period in Haiti's history is critical for any comprehension of the long-term...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 80–94.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Anne Eller Historiography of the nineteenth-century Caribbean often holds Santo Domingo (later, the Dominican Republic) to be something of an anomaly. This essay reconsiders that scholarship in a Pan-Caribbean frame, demonstrating how such a characterization can lead to a number of distortions...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 18–36.
Published: 01 March 2016
... life of the country has been noted by twentieth-century ethnomusicologists and historians, yet a comprehensive musical “folk history of Haiti” (Harold Courlander) is inexistent, with much of the music of the revolutionary nineteenth century altered or lost through processes of oral transmission and...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 61–83.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Anne Eller; Aaron Kamugisha This essay considers the participation of Port-au-Prince women in municipal and national politics during the later decades of the nineteenth century. The growth of Port-au-Prince changed the dynamics of these contests, as newly arrived women joined expanding popular...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 167–177.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Adom Getachew This review essay situates Christopher Taylor’s Empire of Neglect: The West Indies in the Wake of British Liberalism (2018) in the context of the two-decade-long debate about the emergence of a liberal imperialism during the nineteenth century. Through an examination of the political...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 132–154.
Published: 01 March 2021
... Atlantic “guild” that Trouillot deconstructs in his historical writings that the ideas of nineteenth-century Haitian historians such as Baron de Vastey, Hérard Dumesle, Beaubrun Ardouin, and Thomas Madiou produced an immeasurable influence on the direction of historical scholarship across the world. The...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 112–134.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Petrina Dacres Political monuments in Europe played an important role in the construction of national traditions and as spectacles of governmental power in the nineteenth century. But while the genre of the heroic statue had waned in Europe and America by the 1960s, it was an important convention...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 164–173.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leah Rosenberg Faith Smith's Creole Recitations offers a feminist critique and compelling alternative to the dominant narratives of Trinidadian and black nationalism. Smith's analysis of Thomas's participation in the anglophone Caribbean public sphere of the late nineteenth century makes visible...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 174–185.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Rhonda Cobham Faith Smith's analysis, in Creole Recitations , of the nineteenth-century scholar John Jacob Thomas's often contradictory allegiances offers us a way of reading the counterintuitively parallel career of the poet Eric Roach a century later. Roach is the subject of Laurence Breiner's...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 197–208.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Faith Smith This essay uses the three interlocutors' reflections to return to Creole Recitations , and to reconsider Thomas's nineteenth century as an arena for thinking about Caribbean male intellectuals' self-fashioning and desire, diaspora and degeneration, the sexual politics of creolization...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 263–280.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Leigh Raiford What is the relationship between photography and diaspora? How did this relationship stave off the catastrophe of black life? This essay uses the nineteenth-century photographic form of the stereograph as a hermeneutic. Through an examination of two iconic photographs of Pan-African...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... Caribbean sexuality and nonbinary gender are addressed. King ends by introducing her current research project, which uses existing and imagined archives to examine Afro-Trinidadian women's protest and performance in the late nineteenth century. © Small Axe, Inc. 2017 Caribbean gender Caribbean...
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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 by the...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 164–172.
Published: 01 November 2011
... transformation of Haitian society. This idea of a “new” Haiti, which is rooted in nineteenth- and twentieth-century independence struggles and political and economic challenges, resounds in the current postearthquake era. To the “Sons” of Dessalines and of Pétion: Radicalism and the Idea of a “New” Haiti...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2016
.... Then it focuses on the meaning of the nineteenth century in the Spanish Caribbean, with particular attention to the Caribbean confederation and 1898 as key moments in the colonial and decolonial process of this region. Then the essay turns to the notion of criollismo in the Spanish Caribbean and its...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 189–198.
Published: 01 November 2016
... “emptying” of racial difference has a long historical precedent in the Dominican territory. Second, it deepens Horn's remarks on the nineteenth century to suggest that it is difficult to limit the frame of Caribbean or hemispheric American scholarship to the twentieth century. © Small Axe, Inc. 2016...