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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 1–16.
Published: 01 July 2019
... provincialism.” The essay ultimately foregrounds archipelagic thinking as a way to recast the often pejorative idea of provincialism as well as offer a methodology for troubling the very idea of canonicity within Caribbean literature. Copyright © 2019 Small Axe, Inc. 2019 Wide Sargasso Sea Jean Rhys...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
... was thereby set in motion, so Trouillot argues, was a process of unmarking that increasingly came to imbue terms and conceptions originating in what Dipesh Chakrabarty calls “provincial” European historical experience with translocal and transhistorical salience. 5 By the same token, the very use...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (2 (47)): 185–196.
Published: 01 July 2015
... for the Caribbean in the wider scheme of things. In the opening pages of Timed Out , I quote from the late Stuart Hall when he wrote that the “new global universe” that the Caribbean inhabits has confronted “a blank and uncomprehending provincial ‘Englishness’ as if fitfully glimpsed from outer space.” 1...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 199–205.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Subjects . 14 Rafael de la Dehesa, Queering the Public Sphere in Mexico and Brazil: Sexual Rights Movements in Emerging Democracies (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010). 13 Ibid., 46. 12 Dipesh Chakrabarty, Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 201–208.
Published: 01 July 2017
... are possible within the colonial categories we have inherited. 30 Rather than leading us to rehabilitate or expand Western notions of freedom and sovereignty, these authors push us to provincialize Western philosophy as but one (overdetermined) way of understanding the world. Beckett argues...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 152–165.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sovereignty. I examine how Caribbean spaces that trouble the model of the sovereign nation-state are cast as exceptions in ways that project the idea of a territorially bounded, culturally homogenous, economically self-sufficient, liberal democratic state as a universal norm—rather than a provincial myth...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 119–123.
Published: 01 October 2008
... solitude but in any case through a powerful effort that went unnoticed at the time, published as it was in a provincial journal called Volontés that entered into history as a result, he caused to spring forth, as if by dint of a powerful stamping of the foot on the still distant land...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 261–268.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Civilization, 13. At Sea: The Caribbean in Black Empire Harvey Neptune Increasingly over the past decade, scholars have steered away from provincial versions of United States history. Whereas stereotypically stodgy diplomatic historians could once antici- pate isolated labor...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 269–275.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Civilization, 13. At Sea: The Caribbean in Black Empire Harvey Neptune Increasingly over the past decade, scholars have steered away from provincial versions of United States history. Whereas stereotypically stodgy diplomatic historians could once antici- pate isolated labor...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 276–286.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Civilization, 13. At Sea: The Caribbean in Black Empire Harvey Neptune Increasingly over the past decade, scholars have steered away from provincial versions of United States history. Whereas stereotypically stodgy diplomatic historians could once antici- pate isolated labor...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (2): 287–289.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Civilization, 13. At Sea: The Caribbean in Black Empire Harvey Neptune Increasingly over the past decade, scholars have steered away from provincial versions of United States history. Whereas stereotypically stodgy diplomatic historians could once antici- pate isolated labor...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 1–19.
Published: 01 November 2016
... when trying to engage within international arenas, it outlined the cosmopolitanism of the region, presenting an art “that despite being interiorized does not become provincial, but that on the contrary inscribes itself within cosmopolitan postmodernity.” 17 Through the artistic selection, curators...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 90–102.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the outcomes of Louisiana’s “anthropology of the dead” is to provincialize Europe, which, as Dipesh Chakrabarty explains, is not to reject its secularism and scientific knowledge so much as “to write into the history of modernity the ambivalences, contradictions, the use of force, and the tragedies...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 103–118.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of the dominant institutions.” Dipesh Chakrabarty, Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000), 101. 21 Despite the critical consensus about spiritualism in her work, Brodber does not allow herself the luxury of disregarding...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
... the production of the sugar it needed. In other words, the global political economy of sugar and the context of Great War affected the resolution of a local provincial incident in Cuba. The story under construction here is a Cuban and British Caribbean borderless story. The research and analysis...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 172–185.
Published: 01 July 2013
... diagnosis that it bred patriotic thinkers who suffered from a provincialism that could be remedied only by a dose of engagement with the experiences of other ex-colonies. 14 What he described as their malady of patriotic self-obsession was curable by the ingestion of a global historical consciousness...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 87–93.
Published: 01 October 2008
..., Anne Lescot, Jean-Claude Bourjolly, René Durocher, and Catherine Hubert. Raynald Delerme and Jean-Gardy Bien-Aimé have produced and directed many full-length video features that have been shown in the cinemas of Port-au-Prince and the main provincial towns, with great success. More recently...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (1): 120–128.
Published: 01 March 2005
... geopolitical unit of cosmopolitanism in all its proverbial forms, from port city, market city, and provincial bureaucratic city to grand imperial city.”3 But Paris itself, as Edwards reveals in his analysis of Claude McKay’s evocation in Banjo of black life in Marseilles, while a central...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 108–114.
Published: 01 November 2011
... furious argument, about whether Creole languages existed in the English-speaking Caribbean). It seemed strange to be sitting on our terrace in a small provincial backwater in the northeast of Scotland listening to Edouard’s stories of his travels in Africa and China, his happening to be in Cuba...
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Small Axe (2006) 10 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 February 2006
..., a number of students of the region have, through their research, confronted the dilemma that Lewis and Maingot presented. Yet it is equally true that today most of the work done on the Caribbean remains provincial, linguistically and politically fragmented, and separated by disciplinary boundaries...