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Published: 01 November 2017
Figures 3–5. Victims of state suppression of Rastafari following the Carol Gardens incident. Left to right, the late Bongo Frank (who passed away in 2016), the late Empress Enid Steele (who passed away in 2015), and the late Bongo Iya (who passed away in 2014). Photographs by Clinton Hutton More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figures 3–5. Victims of state suppression of Rastafari following the Carol Gardens incident. Left to right, the late Bongo Frank (who passed away in 2016), the late Empress Enid Steele (who passed away in 2015), and the late Bongo Iya (who passed away in 2014). Photographs by Clinton Hutton More
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Published: 01 November 2017
Figures 3–5. Victims of state suppression of Rastafari following the Carol Gardens incident. Left to right, the late Bongo Frank (who passed away in 2016), the late Empress Enid Steele (who passed away in 2015), and the late Bongo Iya (who passed away in 2014). Photographs by Clinton Hutton More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 November 2013) 17 (3 (42)): 203–212.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., contemporary Haitian politics owes an immense debt to Michel-Rolph Trouillot. His book Haiti: State Against Nation set the foundations for any serious understanding of Duvalierism and the complicated and contradictory process of democratization that is still unfolding since Jean-Claude (“Baby Doc...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2014) 18 (2 (44)): 36–52.
Published: 01 July 2014
... searching for news about the unrest would have had to get it from the newspapers, rumors, or gossip. 3 Residents of the island might have received information via shortwave radio broadcasts from Europe or the United States, but that seems unlikely. Jamaicans could not have listened to local radio reports...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2008) 12 (2): 45–62.
Published: 01 June 2008
... paper highlights and explores some of the tensions between state and popular memory in the discourses of transnational black politics, as well as in the development and circulation of state sanctioned national history within national societies. Small Axe Incorporated 2008 Black Memory versus State...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2013) 17 (2 (41)): 154–171.
Published: 01 July 2013
...D. Alissa Trotz; Beverley Mullings Drawing on the way international financial institutions, development organizations, and the state have “discovered” the investment possibilities of diasporic populations, this essay suggests new directions for a reinvigorated approach to Caribbean studies, one...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2014) 18 (1 (43)): 173–180.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rivke Jaffe This essay engages with Exceptional Violence and builds on Deborah Thomas's attention to state formation, statecraft, and political community to tentatively explore how “the state” has featured in Caribbean studies and what the role of Caribbeanist anthropologists has been and might be...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2010) 14 (1 (31)): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael Elliott Small Axe, Inc. 2010 A State of Peril Michael Elliott The Neighbor’s Return, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 36 in. small axe 31 • March 2010 • DOI 10.1215/07990537-2009-050 © Small Axe, Inc. 190  |  A State of Peril Exodus Bay...
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Published: 01 March 2015
Starman: Nine States , 2009. Digital photographs; variable sizes. Courtesy of the artist Starman: Nine States, 2009. Digital photographs; variable sizes. Courtesy of the artist More
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 October 2006) 10 (3): 37–53.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Kezia Page Small Axe Incorporated 2006 “What If He Did Not Have a Sister [Who Lived in the United States Jamaica Kincaid’s My Brother as Remittance Text Kezia Page In a version of this article presented at a West Indian literature conference in 1998, the title invoked Western...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2009) 13 (2): 72–89.
Published: 01 July 2009
... fractalization of civil rights based forms of domestic social order, and equally, the new minoritarian condition of whiteness, provide apposite bases from within which to rethink race politics in an age of failed states. Small Axe Inc. 2009 Whiteness as War by Other Means: Racial Complexity in an Age...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2018) 22 (2 (56)): 64–71.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Maja Horn This introduction traces critical concerns in Dominican gender and sexuality studies in the United States. It suggests applying a triangulated lens to the study of gender and sexuality, focusing not only on Dominican-Haitian cross-border and colonial relations but also on the role of US...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2011) 15 (2 (35)): 43–58.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Shirley Tate Reading Heading South as a decolonial romance reveals anxiety about the liminal location of young male citizens in 1970s Haiti caught within the necropower of state terror and US imperialism. Focusing on young men selling “romance” on the beach within the continuing colonial relations...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2010) 14 (2 (32)): 17–41.
Published: 01 July 2010
...Carter Mathes This article examines transnational circulations of Afro-Jamaican and African-American political culture during 1960s and 1970s (roughly encompassing Jamaican independence, the transitions between Black Power and post–Black-Power era United States, and the year of escalating political...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2012) 16 (1 (37)): 154–167.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Susan Thorne The Slave Compensation Commission distributed no less than £20 million between 1834 and 1845, making compensation “the largest single financial operation undertaken by the British state to date.” In his book The Price of Emancipation , Nicholas Draper uses the commission's untapped...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 175–186.
Published: 01 July 2016
... gifted political intellectuals is heard in the United States and in the Commonwealth Caribbean. Both the quality of social thought and regard for political intellectuals as agents of transformative change are alleged to be in steep decline in these islands. Brian Meeks's recent collection of essays...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 July 2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... politics and society. Obika Gray and Maziki Thame contributed review essays, tackling many of the issues explored in the book, including the Caribbean black power movement, the Grenada Revolution and its demise, the contemporary state of Jamaican politics, Caribbean intellectual traditions, and the...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 June 2008) 12 (2): 133–148.
Published: 01 June 2008
... but also a pithy commentary on the structure of the nation-state, meaning all nation-states, not only the polity of Haiti. The text was consequently misread by literary critics whose stereotype of Haitians and belief in nationalism influenced their mean-spirited dismissals of the novel. This paper...
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Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism (1 March 2019) 23 (1 (58)): 1–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Jack Daniel Webb This essay examines contests over Haitian history between Haitian state actors and British observers—such as diplomats, travel writers, and “journalists”—around the time of Haiti’s commemorations of the centenary of independence in 1904. This was a time for the Haitian people to...