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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 essay draws...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 185–199.
Published: 01 July 2009
... for 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 “camps...
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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...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 200–209.
Published: 01 July 2009
... 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 boundaries separate them. Advocacy comes in many forms, and some...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 47–55.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and the rebels from the mountains of Bahoruco, 18 the seventeenth-century treaty between the Dutch and Palmares, 19 the eighteenth-century treaty signed by the British and the Jamaican Maroons, 20 and the eighteenth-and nineteenth-century treaties between the Dutch and the Saramaka people all included...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 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 producing a stunningly exhaustive account of Saramaka narrations of their own past but by juxtaposing what Saramaka...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 123–140.
Published: 01 July 2014
... by the historical anthropologist of the Saramaka maroons of Suriname, Richard Price, whose pioneering work First Time examines practices of secretism around oral knowledge of the foundational wars that provided a charter for maroon sovereignty and which serves as a critical emblem of narrative identity today. 35...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (3 (48)): 29–49.
Published: 01 November 2015
...!” 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, the flight of spirits and those, like Tooy, who can commune with them, are characterized by diasporic ambiguity...