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Leaving out of Babylon, into whose father's land? The Ethiopian perception of the repatriated Rastafari

@inproceedings{Macleod2009LeavingOO,
  title={Leaving out of Babylon, into whose father's land? The Ethiopian perception of the repatriated Rastafari},
  author={Erin Macleod},
  year={2009}
}
  • Erin Macleod
  • Published 2009
  • Geography
  • This project is the first to investigate the way in which Ethiopians view the Rastafari, a post-colonial religious faith. Since originating in Jamaica in the 1930s, Rastafari have moved to the East African country to settle, viewing the country as the Promised Land. Given this centrality of Ethiopia to Rastafari, my dissertation documents the perception of Rastafari and Rastafarians within Ethiopia and the role these immigrants play within Ethiopian society. The methodology used is that of… CONTINUE READING

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