Author Affiliation, Ana.
Centre for Gender and Development Studies
Taking possession: Symbols of empire and nationhood
Small axe: A journal of criticism
Date of Publication
Focuses on the ways in which selected Caribbean societies have navigated symbolic references to empire and colonization. Some of the symbols are global and others have cosmological significance that demonstrates both continuity and contradiction. The search for cultural identity is scripted in the ideas and symbolic currencies exchanged, invented or created in the making of nationhood.....