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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 20–36.
Published: 01 March 2015
... space and offers them a methodology for destabilizing the world's (post)colonial orders. © Small Axe, Inc. 2015 differential repetition petit pays small countries scalar theory postcolonial geography In the early 1990s, Antonio Benítez-Rojo, Edouard Glissant, and Wilson Harris turned...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (2 (71)): 128–135.
Published: 01 July 2023
...Johnhenry Gonzalez The memory and language of colonial marronage shape the zeitgeist and the wider history of Haiti as nation. This essay takes as its point of departure the recent use of small boats by armed gangs in Haiti to revisit the shipboard dimensions of marronage and the country’s history...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 74–83.
Published: 01 November 2009
... and economic power and can be found in almost every country of the world. There always seem to be technical ghet- tos. And of course in small countries of one thousand square kilometers, like Martinique, we have immigrants from France who to a certain extent threaten the territorial...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 24–39.
Published: 01 September 2005
... on the small country’s leadership and institutions and on the possible reasons for the endless tragedy axe of a nation sinking ever more deeply into despair. Th us, historic drama may off er some clues for understanding the present and for speculating on the future, since reenacting...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to experience, firsthand, the land that informed the sensibilities of many of her contemporaries. She picked cotton with sharecroppers and worshipped with them in small country churches. She observed the preacher's movements in the pulpit and the congregation's movement in response to him. In other words...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 39–66.
Published: 01 February 2007
... some of the money and paying them meager wages. We teach them that we as one small country do not control the price for bananas internationally.21 In addition, the PRG took measures to ensure that women and girls got an equal opportunity in education. These included...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 176–188.
Published: 01 September 2005
... in Haiti before going into exile in Le Cri des oiseaux Small Axe 18, September 2005: pp. 176–188 ISSN 0799-0537 fous, and comes full circle with Pays sans chapeau, which sees Old Bones fi nally return to Haiti after twenty years’ absence. Th e books are not, however, “straight” autobiogra- phy...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 100–118.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Catherine Amidon Small Axe Incorporated 2004 From Jamaica to the Diaspora Catherine Amidon he Jamaican pavilion at the Forty-Ninth Biennial in Venice was the result of the eff orts of a small group of individuals to bring Jamaican art into a major interna- tional...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 1–15.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 28 of the 1805 constitution—“At the fi rst warning strike of the cannon, the country disappears and the nation stands up!” small (Au premier coup de canon d’alarme, le pays disparaît et la nation est debouthas never axe been invoked. It has not even been pronounced by any one of our...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 155–163.
Published: 01 November 2011
... was not just something debated in the realm of a series of maximum leaders but the heritage of a collective struggle made up of actors from different strata of Haitian society, the complex intermingling of which Smith does an admirable job of trying to disentangle. In a small, poor country where few...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 1–15.
Published: 01 July 2021
... ideological paternalism undergirded the terms under which small nations such as Haiti engaged with the rest of the world will help us understand how and why recognition of these countries’ role in the emergence of cosmopolitan ideas and practices has been stymied. Since the birth of the Haitian nation...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Percy C. Hintzen Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Creoleness and Nationalism in Guyanese Anticolonialism and Postcolonial Formation Percy C. Hintzen n analysis of the postcolonial formation of Guyana (formerly the English colony of British Guiana) and its relationship...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (2 (35)): 117–123.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Lauren K. Alleyne © 2011 by Small Axe, Inc. 2011 LITERARY COMPETITION WINNERS 2010: POETRY Small Graces Lauren K. Alleyne First Place, Poetry Mama Remembers Mayaro The dirt tracks splintered with coconut trees tall...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 86–103.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Nicole Roberts Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Haitian and Dominican E/migration and the (Re)construction of National Identity in the Poetry of the Third Generation Nicole Roberts Nous allons vers un monde de nulle part. Cette marche forcée vers un monde uniforme a quelque chose...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 90–104.
Published: 01 November 2018
... forced to come to an agreement with the IMF over the course of several meetings in order to access essential funds for the country during a period of global economic turmoil. This experience of giving up a significant degree of financial sovereignty, through a global financial system established...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Nigel Westmaas Small Axe Incorporated 2004 Resisting Orthodoxy: Notes on the Origins and Ideology of the Working People’s Alliance Nigel Westmaas INTRODUCTION n the wave of the popular response in the streets of Georgetown, the Working People’s Alliance (WPA...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 87–93.
Published: 01 October 2008
.... Haitians who want to see movies on the small screen are often out of luck. Although the country still lives by the radio (194 stations across the nation), many new television channels (18 in total) have appeared, 7 in the capital and 11 in the provinces. With no local produc- tion, these “channels” do...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 107–117.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Kim Robinson-Walcott Whiteness has certain fixed meanings in Jamaica. Being white in a country where 95% of the population is black, but where whites still represent the upper echelons of society, produces a peculiar dilemma of privilege counterpoised by marginalization. Compounded by awareness...
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Small Axe (2020) 24 (3 (63)): 97–127.
Published: 01 November 2020
... 20-watt Phillips amplifier that ran on either two 120-volt batteries or AC current, built two small speakers, and started playing in the country parts of St. Thomas parish. They called themselves the Mighty Merritone sound system, and they immediately caught on.” 69 Winston Blake’s father...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 58–75.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Patricia Joan Saunders Beyond the traditional work that journals and editors are responsible for, the editors of Small Axe and Anthurium have also undertaken institution building through knowledge production. This might well be the kind of development of communications networks that Hardt and Negri...