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The Rastafarians sounds of cultural dissonance Leonard E. Barrett

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Author:
Barrett, Leonard E  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 257 pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Jamaica
Date:
1977
Contents:
An introduction to the Rastafarian movement / by C. Eric Lincoln -- Paradise Island -- Domination and resistance in Jamaican history -- Ethiopianism in Jamaica -- Beliefs, rituals, and symbols -- An ambivalent routinization -- Dissonance and constance -- Where go the Rastafarians?
Summary:
The classic work on the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians, whose roots of protest go back to the seventeenth-century maroon societies of escaped slaves in Jamaica. Based on an extensive study of the Rastafarians, their history, their ideology, and their influence in Jamaica, The Rastafarians is an important contribution to the sociology of religion and to our knowledge of the variety of religious expressions that have grown up during the West African Diaspora in the Western Hemisphere
Topic:
Rastafari movement  Search this
Religion  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
BL2532.R37 B37 1977
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1111565