Rasta, race and revolution: Transnational connections in socialist Cuba

@article{Hansing2001RastaRA,
  title={Rasta, race and revolution: Transnational connections in socialist Cuba},
  author={Katrin Hansing},
  journal={Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={27},
  pages={733 - 747}
}
  • Katrin Hansing
  • Published 1 October 2001
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
Within the past three decades the Jamaican Rastafari movement has been transformed from a local Caribbean to a global cultural phenomenon. Reggae music and other popular cultural media have been the primary catalysts in this international spread of the movement. As a result, Rastafari has lost its original territorial moorings and become a travelling culture. Global in scope, Rastafari has nevertheless been localised in very different ways, depending on where the movement has been appropriated… 

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