Rastafari




Rastafari

Number of page: 298
Author: arry Chevannes
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
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Category: Religion

Interviews with 30 converts from the 1930s and 1940s are a component of Barry Chevanne’s book, a look into the origins and practices of Rastafarianism. From the direct accounts of these early members, he is able to reconstruct pivotal episodes in Rastafarian history to offer a look into a subgroup of Jamaican society whose beliefs took root in the social unrest of the 1930s.

About The Author

Chevannes is a leading scholar of African-Caribbean religions and lectures in anthropology at the University of the West Indies.

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    Rastafari: roots and ideology According to social anthropologist Chevannes, understanding the Jamaican-born movement that takes its name after the prince, or ras, named Tafari Makonnen who was crowned in 1930 as Ethiopia’s Emperor
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    Rastafari: roots and ideology According to social anthropologist Chevannes, understanding the Jamaican-born movement that takes its name after the prince, or ras, named Tafari Makonnen who was crowned in 1930 as Ethiopia’s Emperor