Becoming Rasta: Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica

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So much has been written about the Rastafari, yet we know so little about why and how people join the Rastafari movement. Although popular understandings evoke images of dreadlocks, reggae, and marijuana, Rastafarians were persecuted in their country, becoming a people seeking social justice. Yet new adherents continued to convert to Rastafari despite facing adverse reactions from their fellow citizens and from their British rulers. Charles Price draws on in-depth interviews to reveal the personal experiences of those who ...

Becoming Rasta: Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica 2009, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814767474

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Becoming Rasta: Origins of Rastafari Identity in Jamaica 2009, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814767467

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