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Published: 01 November 2017
Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. Figure 14. Demonstrators passing by the Supreme Court on King Street in support of Walter Rodney. © 1968 The Gleaner Co. (Media) Ltd. More
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 109–124.
Published: 01 July 2021
... unquestionable revolutionary support and adhesion to Guillén’s conceptualization of la nación mestiza —instrumental for the cohesiveness promoted by the revolutionary regime—through the comprehensive analysis of her family socioeconomic background, the coincidence of her arrival to adolescence...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 28–36.
Published: 01 November 2018
... as an author, publisher, and academic. In Port-au-Prince, Haiti, he established the publishing house Editions mémoire in 1991, which supported the dissemination of writers of Haitian origin to the wider world. Once resident in Montreal, he founded Mémoire d’encrier, a dynamic publisher that celebrated its...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (1 (58)): 97–111.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Labour Party and the People’s National Party. WPJ ideologists were sharply critical of Michael Manley’s democratic socialism that the PNP had declared in 1974, but they eventually modified this to one of critical support for Manley’s policies. The WPJ disbanded in 1990, after internal dissension over...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 17–39.
Published: 01 November 2017
... on diasporic bodies to demonstrate specific forms of counter-memory. Rather than supporting this binary or the ethical distinctions it relies on, Chariandy and Espinet underscore embodied memory's fragility and offer an unexpected archival alternative in diasporic characters' financial records. She shows me...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 161–173.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., an energized popular movement led Aristide to power with significant support among progressive sectors of the middle class and signaled a potential realignment of forces that the Haitian bourgeoisie and its foreign backers believed threatened their interests. The coup d'état of September 1991 was the dominant...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 174–185.
Published: 01 November 2009
... Trouillot helped prepare the ground for this coup by deriding Aristide as a corrupt and brutal dictator with no popular support, and in his contribution to this Small Axe forum he dismisses Damming the Flood as racist and dishonest propaganda. My response to Trouillot aims to refute these accusations...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., the essay examines her involvement in leftist politics. During this period, Primus sought to navigate her leftist commitments with her own seemingly nationalist impulses. This is most evident in her support of the “Double V” campaign and her involvement with Popular Front cultural communities and venues...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 50–70.
Published: 01 March 2013
... to tell the story of Garvey's involvement and association with the Brotherhood movement, this essay also suggests that Garvey's patrons in the movement financed his return to Jamaica but that the outbreak of World War I interrupted their support and thus the implementation of his plan for a Jamaican...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 33–44.
Published: 01 November 2010
... that presided in its cultural and economic development seem to radically distance Japanese society from any permeability to the problematics raised by creolity. However, the word “creole” is nowadays called upon to support the most current questions of Japanese society. In what way can the Japanese situation...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 28–43.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Elizabeth E. Sine This essay explores the making of a radical cultural politics amid the global crisis of the 1930s and 1940s through a study of the life and work of dancer Si-lan Chen. Born in Trinidad to Afro-Caribbean and Chinese parents, trained as a ballerina in Moscow, and an active supporter...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 92–97.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Lowell Fiet Work on Sargasso as an independent journal of Caribbean literature, language, and culture began at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) in 1983. After a successful, but not uncomplicated, launching of its first issue in 1984, the journal received support and contributions from important...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (3 (51)): 123–137.
Published: 01 November 2016
... dissention among European and Latin American intellectual supporters of Cuba's revolution. Castro's condemnation of “bourgeois intellectuals” became the basis of Fernández Retamar's essay, and Shakespeare's The Tempest best addressed the relationship between the oppressor and the oppressed in Cuba and Latin...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 63–81.
Published: 01 March 2004
... inoculate them from criticism aaxexe and off set any negative portrayal of racial support limited to one ethnic group. Cheddi Jagan’s PPP, reacting to criticisms on the nature of its racial support base, insisted that the Guyanese consistently voted for its Marxist-Leninist, pro...
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Small Axe (2007) 11 (1): 95–111.
Published: 01 February 2007
... on the eve of the first general election based on universal adult suffrage in 1951. The members of the black working class who gained the right to vote at the beginning of the 1950s became Gairy’s main supporters. With this support base, he challenged the colonial administrators and the professional...
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Small Axe (2016) 20 (2 (50)): 187–198.
Published: 01 July 2016
... true, it does not change the essential story that had already created a climate of almost irreconcilable hostility, through the detention of Bishop and later the decision of his supporters to march on the fort and forcibly disarm the garrison. For his important and considered discussion...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (3 (60)): 50–68.
Published: 01 November 2019
... later, another reference to Collins appeared in Pueblos Hispanos , when he renewed his support for Puerto Rican decolonization as a speaker at an East Harlem rally that commemorated the Grito de Lares, the major Puerto Rican revolt against Spanish colonial rule that remains to this day a symbol...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the Assc. the support it deserves, so as to earn the satisfaction of having a share in the improvement of his country.” “Associations are necessary,” he is to have said, “if the country must do well,” additionally emphasizing the significance of such community groups in soliciting government representation...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (1 (15)): 106–122.
Published: 01 March 2004
... of New York Press, 2001). 13. See J. R. Mandle, Persistent Underdevelopment: Change and Economic Modernization in the West Indies (Amster- dam: Gordon and Breach, 1996), 57–71. 111111 income, revenue, and economic support...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 148–160.
Published: 01 November 2009
... second presidency, which ended with a military coup and his forced exile. Did Aristide organize a campaign of violence against his opponents or not? Did he arm gangs of supporters, called chimès (in Kreyòl; chimères in French), and direct them to terror- ize the opposition and the population...