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Chanting Down Babylon

The Rastafari Reader
  • By William D. Spencer
  • By Nathaniel Murrell
  • Editor-in-chief N. Samuel Murrell
This anthology explores Rastafari religion, culture and politics in Jamaica and other parts of the African diaspora. An Afro-Caribbean religious and cultural movement in the 1930s, today Rastafari has close to one million adherents. The basic message of Rastafari - the dismantling of all oppressive institutions and the liberation of humankind - strongly appeals even to non-believers who are capivated by reggae music, the lyrics and the immortal spirit of its practitioner, Bob Marley.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781566395847
    • Manufacturer: Temple Univ Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781566395847
    • ISBN 10: 1566395844
    • Publication Date: 03/01/1998
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: William D. Spencer
    • Author: Nathaniel Murrell
    • Page Count: 416
    • Width: 7.02 inches
    • Height: 1.01 inches
    • Length: 9.90 inches
    • Weight: 1.80 pounds
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