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Small Axe (2003) 7 (1): 17–45.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Winston James Small Axe Incorporated 2003 Becoming the People’s Poet: Claude McKay’s Jamaican Years, 1889-1912 Winston James INTRODUCTION n July 1912 Claude McKay, two months short of his twenty-third birthday, left his island home for study in the United States. McKay would...
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Small Axe (2008) 12 (3 (27)): 128–141.
Published: 01 October 2008
... World Studies. ©2008 Small Axe Incorporated. All rights reserved. 2008 Forty Years with Césaire, 1968–2008 A. James Arnold Ab s t r a c t : In a no-holds-barred review of his participation in the ongoing interpretation of Aimé Césaire’s poetry and its relationship...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (3 (54)): 167–178.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Clinton Hutton Jamaica gained her independence from Britain in 1962, after 152 years of Spanish colonialism and 307 years of British colonial rule. The first independence government had to tackle the legacies of colonialism, which included more than 300 years of slavery. But the emerging political...
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Small Axe (2023) 27 (3 (72)): 177–193.
Published: 01 November 2023
...D. Alissa Trotz; Nigel Westmaas This essay offers a modest attempt to read Walter Rodney’s How Europe Underdeveloped Africa (1972) alongside the political tragedy that was unfolding in 1960s Guyana, which Rodney was thinking and writing about before and during his Dar es Salaam years. The authors...
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Small Axe (2015) 19 (1 (46)): 109–117.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Liv Sovik Stuart Hall's work was known in Brazil before the year 2000, but it was after his visit that year and the 2003 publication of a major collection of his work in Portuguese, Da diáspora , that its impact was strongly felt. After a description of that visit and the general influence of his...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (1): 41–49.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Ingrid Pollard The Atlantic Ocean as physical and psyche space forms the basis of this work. During the last 600 years, stretches from the eastern shores in the Caribbean and the America's and the western shores and England and Europe, have been the sites of important arrivals and departures. Using...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 25–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of slavery, 2004 was the 200 th anniversary of the Haitian Declaration of Independence and 2006 marked 60 years since Martinique and Guadeloupe became part of metropolitan France as overseas departments. French Caribbean writers have been vital to the public activities associated with remembrance of slavery...
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Small Axe (2009) 13 (3 (30)): 174–185.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Peter Hallward Jean-Bertrand Aristide was re-elected president of Haiti in 2000, with a massive parliamentary majority. My book Damming the Flood (2007) tried to explain how and why his government overthrown, several years later, in an internationally-sponsored coup-d'état. Novelist Lyonel...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 89–98.
Published: 01 March 2017
... across the Caribbean, Africa, and the United States. Artistic comrades for twenty years, they have also collaborated with each other in performance and video. Here, they offer a deep exchange about their creative practice, paying special attention to two works individually premiered on a split bill...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 164–168.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Martin Munro; Celia Britton This essay introduces part 1 of a special section on the créolité movement—“Eulogizing Creoleness? Rereading Éloge de la créolité ”—in which a variety of essays explore and assess the impact, twenty-five-plus years on, of the controversial manifesto by Patrick Chamoiseau...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 199–210.
Published: 01 March 2017
... over a period of years in order to arrive at answers to questions of mutual concern. And it argues that the authors of the Éloge , unlike their cultural forefathers in Martinique, Aimé Césaire and Édouard Glissant, missed an opportunity to include creative people outside of their own francophone...
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Small Axe (2017) 21 (1 (52)): 211–219.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Richard Price Conceived as a contribution to a 2014 symposium reconsidering Éloge de la créolité —written by three Martiniquan intellectuals—twenty-five years after its publication, this essay draws a distinction between the French use of créolisation as a mainly philosophical and poetic concept...
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Small Axe (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 (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 56–82.
Published: 01 July 2010
... the publication of the first issue of Focus in 1943 to see how the place of literature in Public Opinion 's pages changes over time. The article finds that Public Opinion during these years goes through three stages in terms of its relationship to literary publication: an uneven beginning from its founding...
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Small Axe (2010) 14 (2 (32)): 97–110.
Published: 01 July 2010
... to disguise the subaltern and the transgressive. After two hundred years of masquarades and street performances—a history that spans from Belisario to Beenie Man—it is time to ask the question, what's in your closet? Small Axe, Inc. 2010 Accessories/Accessaries; or, What’s in Your Closet? Petrine...
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Small Axe (2011) 15 (3 (36)): 173–187.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Polyné and Michael Deibert, and addresses some of the comments made by others about the book. The importance to Haitian history of the years following the end of the US occupation is emphasized, as are the lessons of this much overlooked past. These lessons, Smith argues, provide a useful framework...
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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 (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 22–37.
Published: 01 March 2014
... the reasons behind this historiographical neglect while surveying the history of banking in the Caribbean across five hundred years and four overlapping eras—the prebanking era, the colonial era, the nationalist era, and the era of denationalization. It concludes with a consideration of recent approaches...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 55–71.
Published: 01 March 2014
... by others about the book. Emphasizing the importance to Haitian history of the years following the end of the US occupation,, this essay argues that the lessons of this much overlooked past provide a useful framework for contemplating developments in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. © Small Axe, Inc...
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Small Axe (2014) 18 (1 (43)): 125–137.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Edward Sammons The onset of the Great Recession posed a stern challenge to the prevailing model for better living through globalization. Late in the last decade, after having dominated the theory and practice of policy reform for over thirty years, the market-first doctrine known as neoliberalism...