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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 15–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
... the abolitionist narrative that liberal, individualist freedoms should be spread from England to the West Indies. Wedderburn instead instructs his white, lower-class readers in London about already existing African Jamaican practices of insurrectionary land and food reclamation. First, he champions the provision...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 67–75.
Published: 01 February 2007
...David Omowalé Franklyn Small Axe Incorporated 2007 Grenada, Naipaul, and Ground Provision David Omowalé Franklyn In his semi-autobiographical work, A Way In The World, V. S. Naipaul, the Trinidadian-born writer and Nobel Laureate, tells of his first encounter with Grenadians...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 47–61.
Published: 01 March 2016
... symbolic codes of life and death. The issue of material provisioning remains an indispensable but only proximate mechanism for a comprehensive explanation of human behaviors, since capitalism, Wynter argues, serves the central function of instituting and verifying our present conception or genre of being...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (1 (49)): 113–128.
Published: 01 March 2016
... on Wynter's sustained engagement with racial subjection and/as the morphological production of blackness, the essay argues that the “underlife” Wynter traces from the provision grounds of the colonial plantation to the black urban ghettos in the United States effectively displaces her future critique...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 1–21.
Published: 01 July 2012
... constitutes the nonarrival of postcoloniality as it is anticipated by Frantz Fanon's periodization of fraternal violence. The familial murder embodies an unbroken period of self-killing that warrants a critical reexamination of the provisions of our postcoloniality and the terms of West Indian identity...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (2 (38)): 186–197.
Published: 01 July 2012
... presuppose the marginality of black artists. Similarly, must this marginality be attended to only by the provision of separate faculty and separate curricula that have the study of black artists at their core? © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Recently, the Kingston-based curator Petrine Archer-Straw...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 105–114.
Published: 01 November 2018
... their livelihoods through a negotiation between the perceived insecurity of wage labor and the symbolic security of the provision ground. Thus Rutter noted the customary practice of the African Caribbean population working for four days of the week, keeping “their own gardens on which they live.” 2 Concern...
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Small Axe (2002) 6 (1): 133–150.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., and how these overlapping identifi cations intersect with grassroots community activism. 22. Stuart Hall, “New Ethnicities,” Stuart Hall Critical Dialogues in Cultural Studies, eds. D. Morely and K. Chen (London: Routledge, 1996), 442. 114040 POLITICAL ACTIVITY AND SERVICE PROVISION...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 80–111.
Published: 01 June 2008
... in vessel the weight in provisions the suffered in die the me...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 March 2009
..., it was necessary to reframe the law. Between 1838 and 1920 the law regarding obeah was remade across the Caribbean, culminating in an intense period of legislation from around 1890 to 1920. In this period anti-obeah provisions were adopted or revised by (at least) Barbados, British Guiana, British Honduras...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 1–15.
Published: 01 July 2021
... in transit. 30 The great majority of Jewish refugees wanted to continue on to the United States. Visas were however difficult to obtain, as restrictive provisions to protect the safety and interests of the United States were introduced throughout the 1930s. The American government was reluctant to welcome...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (1 (55)): 18–38.
Published: 01 March 2018
....” 39 That the rape occurs in the woods between the enslaved persons’ provision grounds and the morass—the latter being land unsuitable for planting—suggests that the “Silva” is also a liminal space. If left “uncultivated,” it goes the way of the morass (is “wasted” space, agriculturally speaking...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Haitian leaders knew full well that any attempt to realize the revolution militarily beyond the island’s borders would have resulted in massive retaliation on the part of allied colonial powers, later constitutions contain increasingly specific asylum provisions that guaranteed the right...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (1): 145–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
.... Surely some Caribbean historians and art historians have been more successful than Thompson implies.7 In my own work on the provision grounds and cottage gardens of enslaved Africans and Creoles living on plantations in Jamaica, Antigua, and St. Vincent, I relied on the scholarship...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (3): 118–129.
Published: 01 October 2007
...,” Legal Studies 22, no. 1(2002): 71–101, 85. 4. A successor government refused to implement the Act, for reasons unrelated to the provision just mentioned, and an incidental benefit of the ensuing litigation was a unanimous ruling from the Court of Appeal that the overt exclu- sion of “sexual...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 69–82.
Published: 01 July 2021
.... Thomas prevented regular communication with the wider community and complemented their occupational specialization and independent in-group cooperation and interaction more among themselves, although they sold their ground provisions, fish, and baskets to customers across cultures. This engaged mode...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (1 (37)): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2012
... of slave ownership therein.1 It is based on careful analysis of the records gener- ated by the Slave Compensation Commission, a rarely mentioned provision of the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. The commission’s published Parliamentary Returns figured prominently in Eric Williams’s paradigm-rattling...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): v–x.
Published: 01 February 2007
... Edward L. Cox 17 Women in the Grenada Revolution, 1979–1983 Nicole Phillip 39 Grenada, Naipaul, and Ground Provision David Omowalé Franklyn...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (2 (62)): 133–146.
Published: 01 July 2020
... and exploitation. 11 This belief reflects Barbudans’ savvy political worldviews about the links between slavery, race, and economic underdevelopment but is unfortunately not based in fact. The Codringtons never made any provisions for their former human property, creating unstable legal ground on which...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
... intermixing was kept to a minimum.”36 Transracial intimacy was also of interest in postcolonial Haiti. However, in contrast to colonial authorities, the nation’s first emperor, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, who wrote the 1805 constitution, included a provision that made white women...