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Small Axe (2013) 17 (2 (41)): 74–87.
Published: 01 July 2013
... happened)”—to refer to E. P. Thompson's dictum. It “happens” through the multidisciplinary and border-crossing research of the Caribbean establishing intra- and extraregional connections that enable the better understanding of Caribbean processes. The article begins by reviewing the ideas on the field...
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 10 Cocoanut Plantation, Jamaica , a stereograph by Carleton H. Graves, 1899. Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library More
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Published: 01 July 2022
Figure 11 The right-hand image of Coolies, Man and Woman, Jamaica , a stereograph by Carleton H. Graves, 1899. Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library More
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Published: 01 November 2019
Figure 2 Signed photograph of Juan Antonio Corretjer with the following dedication: “To Earl Browder, in days of struggle and hope. With intimate affection, Juan Antonio Corretjer. Monroe, N.Y.—28 July 1943.” Box 81, Earl Browder Papers. Courtesy of Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse More
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Lauren Derby This essay argues for the utility of fugitive speech forms as primary sources for Caribbean historical research. It seeks to shift the discussion from forms such as autobiography and the memoir to more ephemeral speech forms such as hearsay, rumor, and gossip on the grounds...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2008
... interest among academic researchers. The article concludes with a reflection on the impact and the implications of the intensive scholarly engagement with Haiti since 2004, outlining reservations and suggesting elements of a future research agenda. ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 200–209.
Published: 01 July 2009
... transformation (creolization). These issues include the constitution of “knowledge” and “evidence,” the value and meaning of empirical research, the relationship between the construction of experience and the construction of a discipline, and the ways that authority and legitimacy are established and maintained...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 210–217.
Published: 01 July 2009
... in order to explore some of the roads not traveled within Travels . This is done to highlight the ways issues emerge and change across generational cohorts of researchers. The author concludes by arguing that anthropology's continued relevance to Caribbean Studies depends on rethinking some of our main...
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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)): 110–125.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Marta Fernández Campa This essay highlights the role of archives, archival research, and integration of archival records in contemporary Caribbean visual artwork that evokes and reimagines unevenly recorded historical processes/moments. It also suggests the defining role of this approach...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... to 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)): 219–227.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Vincent Brown This response to commentaries by Trevor Burnard, Colin Dayan, and Verene Shepherd on The Reaper's Garden recalls some of the inspirations that motivated research for the book, the assumptions that framed its analysis, and the aims of its storytelling. The book begins where most...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 113–124.
Published: 01 November 2013
... Césaire explicitly builds her novel from the tales she has collected in her professional ethnographic research, the art of storytelling is only referred to indirectly and is built into a larger structure based on environment, music, rhythm, dance, and movement. These alliances between literature...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 72–86.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Anne S. Macpherson This essay makes a case for comparative Caribbean historiography rooted in research that crosses linguistic, national, and imperial lines, through a discussion of Puerto Rican and Belizean working women from abolition to the 1930s. In illustrating the commensurability...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... trajectory of institutions, practices, social structures, and ideas in the country, and yet scholars writing about the period face a range of empirical and methodological challenges. Both older work and recent research, however, illuminates greatly this important period and offers examples for future...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 80–94.
Published: 01 July 2014
... of this regional context, as demonstrated by popular unrest in the 1850s and 1860s. In the absence of plantation records or other prolific documentation, scholarship has often rested on the testimony of foreign observers; these sources demand further critical attention. Creative research that pointedly seeks out...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... of possible courses for redirecting action by investigating the degree to which the neoliberal ethic of entrepreneurial individualism has come to occupy the discourse of admirable behavior in one rural Jamaican community. Drawing on archival and ethnographic research, it examines the impact of neoliberal...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 1–28.
Published: 01 November 2015
...James Procter This essay focuses on the Jamaican poet, dramatist, and broadcaster Una Marson (1905–65) and her turbulent career at the BBC between 1939 and 1946. Drawing on a range of unpublished archival sources, including files recently vetted and released for research since the publication...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 244–253.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Gaiutra Bahadur The author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture , a narrative history about indentured women, discusses researching and narrating the lives of subjects missing, at least in their own words, from the archives. She reflects on the possibilities of the personal and the present...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
... images and policy discourses of Caribbean tourism. This retheorization contributes to the development of interdisciplinary international debates on tourism promotion, inequality, and policy decision making. While geopolitics and tourism studies have largely tended to remain distinct areas of research...