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Dread: The Rastafarians of Jamaica

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Paperback, 282 pages
Published June 1st 1982 by Heinemann Educational Books
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Jasmine Smith
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Dread is a very informational novel, that gives you a clear understanding of the life on a Rastafarian. Many wear dreadlocks for fashion, but the Rastafarians of Jamaica wear them because of their religion. This book also gives you on how this religion came to be, and how it's practiced. "The history of the Rastafarian movement gives harsh and eloquent testimony to the violent and brutal confrontation between colonial/neocolonial Jamaican society and the Rastaman" (Owens 1). Since Rastafarians ...more
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