Jah kingdom : Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization /

"In Jah kingdom, Bedasse tells the story of how a group of Rastafarians led by Ras Bupe Karudi worked with scholars, activists, and politicians in the 1970s and 1980s to make pilgrimage and repatriation to Africa a possibility. Years of activism resulted in the Tanzanian government granting leg...

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Author / Creator: Bedasse, Monique (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2017]
Online Access:Click here for full text
Table of Contents:
  • Trodding diaspora
  • Without vision the people perish: the divine, regal, and noble Afrikan nation
  • Tanzania: site of diaspora aspiration
  • The wages of blackness: Rastafari and the politics of pan-Africanism after flag independence
  • Diasporic dreams, African nation-state realities
  • Sow in tears, reap in joy: Rastafarian repatriation and the African liberation struggle
  • Strange bedfellows: Rastafari, C.L.R. James, and the "Africa" in pan-Africanism.