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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 150–170.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Gérarde Magloire-Danton Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Anténor Firmin and Jean Price‐Mars: Revolution, Memory, Humanism Gérarde Magloire-Danton aiti’s radical revolution, which, as Anténor Firmin incisively put it, “aff ected the economic system and moral order of all European...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 185–199.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kenneth Bilby Richard Price's Travels with Tooy culminates with a series of reflections on a fundamental fissure that has persisted in the theorization of African American culture. On one side are those who stress African cultural continuity of various kinds, and on the other, those who argue for...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 168–177.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Nicholas Draper Written within the framework originally established by Eric Williams, Nick Draper's book The Price of Emancipation analyzes the £20 million compensation paid to slave owners by the British state in the 1830s, showing that 5 to 10 percent of the British elites of the time were...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Richard Price In the course of responding to the comments of Kenneth Bilby, Aisha Khan, and Deborah Thomas on Travels with Tooy, Price raises some questions suggested by the book: What is the place of long-term ethnography of the sort represented by Travelsin Caribbeanist research? How do we best...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Sally Price This essay sets Éloge de la créolité (and the créolité movement) in the comparative context of earlier identitarian movements in the Caribbean and Afro-America, such as the Caribbean Artists Movement (anglophone Caribbean), Wie Eegie Sanie (Suriname), and the Grupo Antillano (Cuba). It...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 211–219.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Richard Price Conceived as a contribution to a 2014 symposium reconsidering Éloge de la créolité —written by three Martiniquan intellectuals—twenty-five years after its publication, this essay draws a distinction between the French use of créolisation as a mainly philosophical and poetic concept...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 200–209.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Aisha Khan In this essay I explore key tropes in the study of the Caribbean and New World African diasporas, focusing on the work of Richard Price, and, in particular, Travels With Tooy. I engage some problematic issues in the definition and apprehension of memory, history, and cultural...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Deborah A. Thomas This article reflects upon Richard Price's newest work, Travels with Tooy . In it, the author argues that the book - on the surface, a text about the transmission of esoteric knowledge passed down from “First Time” to the present among Saramaka Maroons - is actually an...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 144–153.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Christer Petley This essay offers a critical appraisal of Nicholas Draper's The Price of Emancipation. Draper's book enhances our understanding of the processes by which enslaved people in the British Empire gained juridical freedom during the 1830s, and in its focus on absentee slaveholders living...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Susan Thorne The Slave Compensation Commission distributed no less than £20 million between 1834 and 1845, making compensation “the largest single financial operation undertaken by the British state to date.” In his book The Price of Emancipation , Nicholas Draper uses the commission's untapped...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
... intellectual contemporaries (Gilles Deleuze, poststructuralism), Glissant chose not to abandon the concept of identity but to rework it into something relational and dynamic. Sally Price's “Beyond Francophonie: Contextualizing Éloge de la créolité ” explores the place of the Éloge in the comparative...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the context of Maroon life enabled the ability to both grow food and provide sustenance for inhabitants, as well as the ability to mount strategic military defenses against attacks by colonial powers. Writing in 1973, in the introduction to Maroon Societies , Richard Price noted, “The economic...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): vii–x.
Published: 01 July 2009
... 164 What Times Are These? Visual Art and Social Crisis in Postcolonial Jamaica Veerle Poupeye Book Discussion: Richard Price, Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 45–61.
Published: 01 July 2017
... that can be occupied by a wide range of cultural and racial groups. The close association between indigenism and the work of Jean Price-Mars obscures the fact that, in other hands, the appeal to indigeneity advances an argument that is more political than essentialist. Because that argument is above...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2012
...David Scott © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 The Futures of Michel-Rolph Trouillot: In Memoriam David Scott Gatekeeping has never been successful in the Caribbean. —Michel-Rolph Trouillot When in the mid-1970s Richard Price and Sidney Mintz left Yale University and set about to...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 43–57.
Published: 01 July 2013
... “achievement in the text is also a magnificent example of philosophical anthropology and philosophy of human science.” 7 It is the lifework of another Haitian polymath, Jean Price-Mars (1876–1969), that has had the most influential and enduring impact on critical traditions of writing on Caribbean...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): vii–x.
Published: 01 March 2012
... undeletable outrage shapes the way we (the lineal and spiritual descendants of that hanged slave) approach the ambience of that past. So that when we write our island stories we are obliged to ask, Who were the subjects of slave emancipation? Who paid its price? Henry Bleby, too...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 260–265.
Published: 01 March 2017
... recent book (with Sally Price) is Saamaka Dreaming , forthcoming in 2017. In 2014 he was awarded the Premio Internacional Fernando Ortiz in Havana, which recognizes the work of a lifetime. S ally P rice is an anthropologist who has written books on gender, art collecting, and ethnographic museums...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
... subscriptions long experienced by their academic counterparts in developing countries. Responses to this trend are worthy of notice because they speak to the assumptions about the work involved in journal editing: [A] number of these research libraries have begun to say no in a very public way to high-priced...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 135–141.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Price: £19.99 / US$39.99 Also available in French-language version: Kanaval: Vodou, politique et révolution dans les rues d’Haïti ISBN: 978-0-9554817-5-8 Small Axe, Inc. 2010 ...