Monthly Archives: July 2006

Rasta and Resistance – From Marcus Garvey to Walter Rodney

Rasta and ResistanceHorace Campbell (1st Ed, 1985)

This book is a study of the Rastafarian movement from it’s evolution in Jamaica to it’s progression around the world, particularly in Trinidad, Grenada, Guyana, the UK and parts of Africa.  It begins around the 18th century and continues until the mid 80’s, when the book was first published.  It traces the political, cultural, religious and social conditions and forces that have shaped and defined the Rastafarian movement throughout these times, and analyses how the movement has grown and developed. (more…)

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