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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 185–199.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the primacy of cultural dynamism, creativity and change. Drawing on ethnographic and philosophical insights gained from his close engagement with the book's protagonist, a Saramaka Maroon healer, Price seeks to transcend (if not nullify) the terms of the “hoary debate” kept alive by these opposed...
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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 (2009) 13 (2): 218–228.
Published: 01 July 2009
... are apparently exotic or marginal peoples, such as the Saramaka Maroons of Suriname, truly part of the Caribbean world? While considering long-standing debates about African continuities vs. New World creativity, and discussing what Michel-Rolph Trouillot has called “the miracle of creolization,” the...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 200–209.
Published: 01 July 2009
..., memory) and creolization (which he also refers to as additivity) into a productive and provocative dialogue. Steeped in forty years of immersion in Saramaka lives and histories, Price evinces a strong identification and intimacy with the Saramaka but without the conceit of assuming that no...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... the Jamaican Maroons, 20 and the eighteenth-and nineteenth-century treaties between the Dutch and the Saramaka people all included stipulations regarding allocations of land. 21 In the case of the Maroons in Jamaica, the treaty, for example, included the terms that “they shall enjoy and possess...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
... the least controversial case to be marshaled here concerns the misgivings expressed by the editor of this journal regarding the much heralded attempts of Richard Price to “authenticate” the truth value of late-twentieth-century Saramaka visions of their own past. 27 Price did so not just by...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... historical events, stressing that traditional societies have histories as well as historical consciousness in a spirit that holds these testimonies to a more literate standard of truth telling. 34 These issues have been forcefully pursued by the historical anthropologist of the Saramaka maroons of...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of the spirit world and its access, where verificationist epistemology has no place, to the “Whoosh!” of Richard Price's Saramaka colleague Tooy's crossing between the worlds of the dead and the living, between the invisible and the visible, and between communities under the sea as well as on land...