Visions of Zion Ethiopians and Rastafari in the search for the promised land /

"In reggae song after reggae song Bob Marley and other reggae singers speak of the Promised Land of Ethiopia. 'Repatriation is a must!' they cry. The Rastafari have been travelling to Ethiopia since the movement originated in Jamaica in 1930s. They consider it the Promised Land, and r...

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Author / Creator: MacLeod, Erin C.
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: New York : New York University Press, [2014]
Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: My Father's Land
  • Ethiopianness
  • Christianity and the King, Marriage and Marijuana
  • Speaking of Space in/and Shashemene
  • Africa Unite, Bob Marley, Media, and Backlash
  • Representations of Rastafari
  • Development and Cultural Citizenship
  • Strategies of Ethnic Identity and African Diaspora
  • Conclusion: The Future of Ethiopians and Rastafari in the Promised Land.