The Resource Jah kingdom : Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization, Monique Bedasse, (ebook)

Jah kingdom : Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization, Monique Bedasse, (ebook)

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Jah kingdom : Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization
Title
Jah kingdom
Title remainder
Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization
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Monique Bedasse
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Language
eng
Summary
From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of the Rastafarian movement have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae music, art, and iconography, Monique A. Bedasse argues that repatriation to Africa represents the most important vehicle of Rastafari's international growth. Shifting the scholarship on repatriation from Ethiopia to Tanzania, Bedasse foregrounds Rastafari's enduring connection to black radical politics and establishes Tanzania as a critical site to explore gender, religion, race, citizenship, socialism, and nation. Beyond her engagement with how the Rastafarian idea of Africa translated into a lived reality, she demonstrates how Tanzanian state and non-state actors not only validated the Rastafarian idea of diaspora but were also crucial to defining the parameters of Pan-Africanism. Based on previously undiscovered oral and written sources from Tanzania, Jamaica, England, the United States, and Trinidad, Bedasse uncovers a vast and varied transnational network--including Julius Nyerere, Michael Manley, and C. L. R James--revealing Rastafari's entrenchment in the making of Pan-Africanism in the post-independence period
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Midwest
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Bedasse, Monique
Dewey number
305.6/996760967809048
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Rastafarians
  • Repatriation
  • Electronic books
  • Tanzania
  • Blacks
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adult
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Jah kingdom : Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization, Monique Bedasse, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469633602
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12045330
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remote
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12045330
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MWT12045330
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Jah kingdom : Rastafarians, Tanzania, and pan-Africanism in the age of decolonization, Monique Bedasse, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469633602
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12045330
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045330
System control number
MWT12045330
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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