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Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Lewis, Rupert
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of government
Title, Analytic
Political and cultural context of Rasta and Rudeboy in the 1960s
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Author, Monographic
Wint, Eleanor; Cooper, Carolyn J.
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Title, Monographic
Bob Marley - The Man and His Music
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Arawak Publications
Date of Publication
2003
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Page(s)
82-100
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Abstract
Examines the political and cultural context of rudeboy in the 1960s as a way of understanding Marley before fame and fortune and the circumstances that determined his position as he moved from rudeboy to Rasta. It also explores the political and cultural significance of Garveyism and Rastafarianism on rudeboy culture in Jamaica to argue that the 1960s was a definitive decade in the formation of the outlook of the Wailers and they drew on a philosophical and cultural tradition in Garveyism and Rastafarianism that is available to rudeboys of the 1960s albeit in different circumstances. Concludes that Marley's life and music is one very important way in which that tradition has been used.....
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