Rastafari: From Outcasts to Cultural Bearers


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Once an obscure group of outcasts from the ghettoes of West Kingston, Jamaica, the Rastafarians have transformed themselves into a vibrant movement, firmly grounded in Jamaican society and beyond. In Rastafari, Ennis Barrington Edmonds provides a compelling portrait of the Rastafarian phenomenon and chronicles how this group, much maligned and persecuted, became a dominant cultural force in the world today. Edmonds charts the evolution of the relationship between Rastafari and the wider Jamaican society, from confrontation ...

Rastafari: From Outcasts to Cultural Bearers 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195340488

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