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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 219–231.
Published: 01 July 2018
...D. Alissa Trotz This essay engages a key thematic of Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture —racialized, gendered and sexualized violence in the making of the “coolie” woman in British Guiana. Through literary nonfiction, Bahadur offers a rigorous and imaginative methodological...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 203–216.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Patricia J. Saunders A discussion of Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones Small Axe Incorporated 2009 Woman Overboard: The Perils of Sailing the Black Atlantic, Deportation with Prejudice Patricia J. Saunders Homing pigeons gather aimlessly...
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Published: 01 July 2020
Figure 2 Taitu Heron as flag woman leading the march. Photograph courtesy of Taitu Heron, Tambourine Army. Figure 2. Taitu Heron as flag woman leading the march. Photograph courtesy of Taitu Heron, Tambourine Army. More
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Published: 01 March 2021
Figure 1 In an advertisement typical of a capital-city-woman business owner, Madame Widow Reil, “so well known to the Port-au-Prince public,” promotes her fine pastries. Le Ralliement , 7 September 1895, 4 Figure 1. In an advertisement typical of a capital-city-woman business owner, Madame More
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 34–56.
Published: 01 July 2019
...Joan Flores-Villalobos This essay explores the archival presence of West Indian women in the archives of the Isthmian Canal Commission, the biggest repository of original documents regarding the construction of the Panama Canal. Using a 1909 photograph of a nude black West Indian woman found...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (2 (65)): 36–49.
Published: 01 July 2021
...César Colón-Montijo Margarita “Doña Margot” Rivera García (1909–2000) was a black working-class Puerto Rican woman whose labor as a composer, healer, midwife, and spiritual medium made her an esteemed community leader among her neighbors from Santurce, a predominantly black enclave in San Juan...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 232–243.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Gabrielle Jamela Hosein This commentary on Gaiutra Bahadur’s Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture contextualizes its themes and contribution through engagement with its creative nonfiction form. It places the text within the intellectual trajectory of Indo-Caribbean feminist historiography...
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Small Axe (2018) 22 (2 (56)): 244–253.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Gaiutra Bahadur The author of Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture , a narrative history about indentured women, discusses researching and narrating the lives of subjects missing, at least in their own words, from the archives. She reflects on the possibilities of the personal and the present...
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Small Axe (2019) 23 (2 (2)): 100–114.
Published: 01 July 2019
... hidden phenomenon in Trinidad (a multicultural democracy where people of all faiths live), but it is far more prevalent than previously believed. Poui before Rain is the story of a woman who is “saved” by a doctor from despair and ill-health after the death of her child and crumbling of her marriage...
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Small Axe (2021) 25 (3 (66)): 1–23.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Jennifer Baez When Christopher Columbus’s human remains were discovered in a lead box inside Santo Domingo’s Basilica Cathedral of Santa María la Menor in 1877, Santo Domingo City Hall proposed commissioning a statue and a mausoleum. The Columbus statue featured an india , or a Native woman...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (2): 1–14.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Saidiya Hartman This essay examines the ubiquitous presence of Venus in the archive of Atlantic slavery and wrestles with the impossibility of discovering anything about her that hasn't already been stated. As an emblematic figure of the enslaved woman in the Atlantic world, Venus makes plain...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (3 (45)): 1–17.
Published: 01 November 2014
...” LGBT individuals present to the nation. Chin's identity as a woman of Chinese and African descent calls into question a unitary identity or origin story for Caribbean subjects and asks which bodies are allowed to be legitimate citizens of the postindependence Caribbean. Chin's personal experiences...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 250–259.
Published: 01 March 2017
... and foreign white woman rather than between Caribbean people of African and Indian descent. King also addresses recent portrayals of Caribbean trans people and of Caribbean women who desire other women, in particular Shani Mootoo's Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab. Several recent court cases related...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (2): 95–106.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Evelyn O'Callaghan With reference to a little known nineteenth century novel by an Antiguan creole woman, With Silent Tread (c1890), this paper examines the different ways in which female creole whiteness is constructed in the West Indies and in England. Paradoxically, “transcultural whiteness...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 7–21.
Published: 01 March 2013
... that of more politically visible figures such as Jacques Roumain, Jacques-Stephen Alexis, and René Depestre. Chauvet's exceptionalized status has much to do with her nonparticipation in the gender-bound political culture of her time. This essay seeks to tease out how this pointedly nonaligned woman writer fits...
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Small Axe (2013) 17 (1 (40)): 40–49.
Published: 01 March 2013
.... The essay examines Primus's performances, writing, and travels in the US South, as well as her extensive FBI file. What emerges is the portrait of a young woman carving out her own aesthetic and political sensibilities, some of which adhere to our understandings of the black radical tradition and others...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (1 (31)): 60–78.
Published: 01 March 2010
... nineteenth to early twentieth century. The essay examines the history of the term jamette and how it eventually encompassed the debased traits of a certain type of woman in mid-twentieth century Trinidad. I theoretically frames how jamettes , recognizing that their anatomies were considered debased...
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Small Axe (2004) 8 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
... absolutely correctly as market women and yet they had blond hair and blue eyes. I was fascinated because, of course, no market woman in Jamaica had blond hair and blue eyes. And I small wonder[ed] what had happened For Manley this visual racial hybrid signaled a wider axe crisis in self-perception...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (2 (53)): 177–183.
Published: 01 July 2017
... and then looked away. She was sitting on a bench on the other side of the waiting area, her legs crossed sideways at her ankles ending in nude pumps, and her thick hair—streaked with grey and still in rollers—covered by a hairnet. Adah couldn't remember the last time she had seen a woman wearing rollers...
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Small Axe (2022) 26 (1 (67)): 1–15.
Published: 01 March 2022
... to Toronto where she practiced immigration and family law for seven years, first at Parkdale Community Legal Services in downtown Toronto and then as a partner at Jemmott and Philip, which Philip notes as “one of the first all-woman, Black firms in the country.” 11 As the 1980s approached, Philip left...