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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2014) 18 (3 (45)): 18–34.
Published: 01 November 2014
...-Trinidadians had suffered under the “African party,” officially known as the People's National Movement (PNM), that had ruled Trinidad and Tobago for nearly four out of its five decades of independence. According to Krishna, these ethnopolitical divisions explained the mundane anti-black and anti-Indian...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 February 2007) 11 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 February 2007
...: The Silence People Keeping David Scott v Tout Moun ka Pléwé Merle Collins 1 William Galwey Donovan and the Struggle for Political Change in...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2017) 21 (3 (54)): 188–202.
Published: 01 November 2017
... writings, and her critical stances against the powerful forces that deprived women, workers, people of color, and her beloved nation of the freedom, equality, and dignity that she viewed as inherent rights to our human condition—limited her access to the island's literary circles. Nonetheless, it is...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2003) 7 (1): 17–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Winston James Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Becoming the People’s Poet: Claude McKay’s Jamaican Years, 1889-1912 Winston James INTRODUCTION n July 1912 Claude McKay, two months short of his twenty-third birthday, left his island home for study in the United States. McKay would...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2010) 14 (3 (33)): 135–141.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Leah Gordon Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Kanaval a people’s history of haiti Leah Gordon Fantom (Ghost) small axe 33 • November 2010 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2010-028 © Leah Gordon Kouvre fey (Lanse kòd group called Curfew) 138  |  Kanaval: A People’s History of Haiti...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Nigel Westmaas Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Resisting Orthodoxy: Notes on the Origins and Ideology of the Working People’s Alliance Nigel Westmaas INTRODUCTION n the wave of the popular response in the streets of Georgetown, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) was...
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Published: 01 March 2019
Figure 2 Demonstrators at the Black People’s Day of Action, 2 March 1981, London, called to protest police inaction and government indifference to the New Cross Massacre. Among the signs and posters held by demonstrators were placards that declared “Blood Aga Run if Justice Na Come.” © Trinity More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 182–192.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Vanessa Agard-Jones As we consider the points of articulation between and among scales of analysis, Michel-Rolph Trouillot's theorization of how small places matter in the world, and further, of how seemingly marginal people might be central to our understanding of systems of power, remains an...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 27–42.
Published: 01 July 2013
...Deborah A. Thomas This essay discusses the process of field formation within Caribbean studies in relation to the building of archives, challenging Eurocentric conceptualizations of history and history making as well as counterdominant tropes about the region and the people who have inhabited it...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 108–122.
Published: 01 July 2013
... peoples have indigenized in the Caribbean and replaced the region's first aboriginal peoples. In particular, Guyana's debates over the Amerindian Act illustrate the profoundly colonial implications of adopting “indigenization” as actual state practice. © 2013 by Small Axe, Inc. 2013 History is the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
... stresses the extent to which each of these other movements relied on active dialogue among differently positioned individuals, from artists and poets to dancers, musicians, journalists, publishers, and politicians—people with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives and priorities who engaged in debate...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... foreign white woman rather than between Caribbean people of African and Indian descent. King also addresses recent portrayals of Caribbean trans people and of Caribbean women who desire other women, in particular Shani Mootoo's Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab. Several recent court cases related to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2008) 12 (3 (27)): 14–31.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Nick Nesbitt This article explores the conceptual problem of popular insurgency in Haitian revolutionary historiography. Framed by fundamental questions of legitimate versus illegitimate insurgency, of the relationship between the elites and the people, and of the process of democratization and the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2018) 22 (3 (57)): 151–159.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rinaldo Walcott This essay suggests that Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being calls us to attend to the limits of what freedom means for black people around the world. By reading some recent conceptual claims in black studies alongside Sharpe’s work, it seeks to demonstrate a...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jack Daniel Webb This essay examines contests over Haitian history between Haitian state actors and British observers—such as diplomats, travel writers, and “journalists”—around the time of Haiti’s commemorations of the centenary of independence in 1904. This was a time for the Haitian people to...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... relationship with a number of Caribbean writers, including Edouard Glissant, Derek Walcott and the recently-deceased Aimé Césaire. Working out of a number of familiar theoretical concepts (`créolité', `relation'), he articulates his vision of `mondialité', a global dynamic according to which the peoples...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 59–77.
Published: 01 July 2011
... destination/away/settlement societies. This emphasis has arguably restricted our comprehension of the complexity of transnational practices that connect people not just with the place they left but across sites of migration. Drawing on the example of Caribbean women who travel regularly between Toronto and...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 35–56.
Published: 01 July 2018
... people of African descent and people of Asian descent, beyond the imperial order’s imagining. Another future of familial intimacies in the diaspora is present in the artists’ aesthetic of fragmentation and collage. Copyright © 2018 by Small Axe, Inc. 2018 Afro-Asia Caribbean Chinese diaspora...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 166–181.
Published: 01 November 2013
... history best seen from the experience of Caribbean societies and peoples. Third, that anthropology has the capacity to provide us with the necessary moral optimism to rethink the relation between plurality and universalism that grounds the human condition, but to do so we must first rescue the concepts of...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
... soundscape with points in New York, Havana, Port-au-Prince, and London. The author relies on an implicitly comparative framework but is also interested in following people and things as they traveled between these places and instigated new sonic routes. The notion of the disposition of things animates this...