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Small Axe (2021) 25 (1 (64)): 132–154.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Marlene L. Daut; Aaron Kamugisha This essay explores the genealogy of historian and anthropologist Michel-Rolph Trouillot’s writings as related to broader trends in historical scholarship. The author suggests that it was through Silencing the Past ’s acceptance and ascendance within the very North...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2012
...David Scott © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 The Futures of Michel-Rolph Trouillot: In Memoriam David Scott Gatekeeping has never been successful in the Caribbean. —Michel-Rolph Trouillot When in the mid-1970s Richard Price and Sidney Mintz left Yale University and set about...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 213–222.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... 2013 This bibliography brings together works by and about Michel-Rolph Trouillot to showcase the range, importance, and reach of Trouillot's contributions to the fields of anthropology, history, Caribbean studies, and Haitian studies. Effort has been made to document the various reprints...
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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 (3 (42)): 203–212.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Robert Fatton, Jr. The article is a critical examination of Michel-Rolph Trouillot's conceptualization of the Duvalierist regime as a form of totalitarianism. It argues that while the regime was a brutal and extreme form of dictatorship, it was not a totalitarian system. It lacked the bureaucratic...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 42–52.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Martin Munro Evoking the persistence of themes of revenge and animosity in Haitian literature, this article considers how Lyonel Trouillot radically reconceptualizes them, and considers how his work is pushing toward a more complex understanding of personal and collective identity and destiny...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 152–165.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Yarimar Bonilla Over fifteen years have passed since Michel-Rolph Trouillot issued his critical call for the renunciation of Haitian exceptionalism. Trouillot's principled argument remains as urgent today as when it was first written, if not more so. Particularly in the wake of the 2010 earthquake...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 193–202.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Stephan Palmié This essay takes its departure from Michel-Rolph Trouillot's discussion of what he calls North Atlantic universalisms, that is, categories that took their origin in the particulars of the West's historical experience but have come to be extended and naturalized as quasi-normative...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (3 (57)): 140–150.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the 2010 earthquake “occupies the center of the work” is thrown into question when her work is juxtaposed with literary narratives that feature Haitian girl protagonists, such as Evelyne Trouillot’s The Infamous Rosalie and Laura Wagner’s Hold Tight, Don’t Let Go. These narratives by Trouillot and Wagner...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 166–181.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Greg Beckett This essay explores the significance of Michel-Rolph Trouillot's final work, Global Transformations: Anthropology and the Modern World . It posits that Trouillot's argument contains three key claims. First, that anthropology is predicated on a problematic alterity, a way of thinking...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): 182–192.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Vanessa Agard-Jones As we consider the points of articulation between and among scales of analysis, Michel-Rolph Trouillot's theorization of how small places matter in the world, and further, of how seemingly marginal people might be central to our understanding of systems of power, remains...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 128–136.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Lyonel Trouillot A discussion of Alex Dupuy's The Prophet and Power: Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the International Community, and Haiti and Peter Hallward's Damming the Flood: Haiti, Aristide, and the Politics of Containment. Small Axe, Inc. 2009 Translated by Nadève Ménard BOOK...
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Small Axe (2005) 9 (2): 189–201.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Dany Laferrière; Louis-Philippe Dalembert; Edwidge Danticat; Évelyne Trouillot; J. Michael Dash Small Axe Incorporated 2005 Roundtable: Writing, History, and Revolution Danyy Laferrière, Louis-Philippe Dalembert, Edwidge Danticat, Évelyne Trouillot J. Michael Dash, moderator J...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (3 (42)): vii–x.
Published: 01 November 2013
...David Scott 6 Ibid., 56. 5 Ibid., 21, 54. 4 Ibid., 31, 30, 32, 10. 3 Lyonel Trouillot, Le doux parfum des temps à venir (Paris: Actes Sud, 2013), 12 (all translations mine). 2 Think of the sensibility that shapes his Objectif: L'autre (Waterloo: André Versaille...
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Small Axe (2012) 16 (3 39): 177–187.
Published: 01 November 2012
... of literary criticism surrounding French Caribbean and Haitian literature, and draws on her approach to analyze a selection of novels by Lyonel Trouillot. © 2012 by Small Axe, Inc. 2012 Haiti’s Traces Laurent Dubois Kaiama L. Glover’s Haiti Unbound: A Spiralist Challenge to the Postcolonial Canon...
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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 (2010) 14 (3 (33)): 89–98.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Hailing from across the Caribbean region (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Haiti) but now living and working in western metropolitan centers (New York, Montreal, Paris), Maryse Condé, Edouard Glissant, Danny Laferrière, Lyonel Trouillot and Gary Victor all straddle and travel the “spaces” of contact between...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 159–168.
Published: 01 March 2015
... on the ground (literally and figuratively) too easily recede to the quiet margins or the bottoms of the page—remaining unelected in what Trouillot, in a different context, called “the electoral politics” of scholarly discipline. 18 Taken from a queer sexual lexicon that reflects the fact that insertion...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (2 (44)): 72–79.
Published: 01 July 2014
... that were not well documented at the time—and indeed through processes that were actively resisted and refused by many state leaders—it is a story that is perhaps more difficult to tell than the dramatic events of revolt and independence that preceded it. Yet as Michel-Rolph Trouillot highlighted in his...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 1–13.
Published: 01 October 2008
.... The underlying presence of Michel- Rolph Trouillot and C. L. R. James will be apparent throughout the reflections that follow: Commemorations sanitize further the messy history lived by the actors. They contribute to the continuous myth-making process that gives history its more definite shapes...