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Title:
The first Rasta : Leonard Howell and the rise of Rastafarianism
Author:
Lee, Hélène.
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Uniform Title:
Premier Rasta. English
Edition:
First Eng. language edition.
Publication Information:
Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The footsteps of a spirit -- The bird hunter -- En route to New York -- Harlem -- Athlyi Rogers, forerunner of the Rasta movement -- Early companions -- The Ethiopianists -- First sermons in St. Thomas -- Jail house -- The Nya-Binghis -- The Hindu legacy -- From one prison to another -- Bloody '38 -- Pinnacle -- Life in the hills -- The first raid -- Howell and the women -- Ganja plantation -- Like children of God in paradise (interview with Blade Howell) -- A stroll in paradise -- Howell and Bustamante -- The 1954 raid -- The ghettos -- Pinnacle's last days -- God or the devil? -- The new culture -- Rasta musickumina or burru? -- Count Ossie -- The 1960s -- Reggae stars -- Twelve tribes.
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ISBN:
9781556524660
Format :
Book

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