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 Appropriating Jewish History by the African Diaspora, Nineteenth to Twentieth Centuries

Edith Bruder

in The Black Jews of Africa: History, Religion, Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195333565
eISBN:
9780199868889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333565.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the theories of Afrocentrism that provided the theoretical basis for Africans to appropriate the Jewish history. By trying to restore the primacy of African influence in the ... More


Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Monique A. Bedasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

From its beginnings in 1930s Jamaica, the Rastafarian movement has become a global presence. While the existing studies of Rastafari have primarily focused on its cultural expression through reggae ... More


The Challenges for Revolutionary Change in the Caribbean

Horace G. Campbell

in The Grenada Revolution: Reflections and Lessons

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781628461510
eISBN:
9781626740815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461510.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the challenges for revolutionary change in the Caribbean. It examines critical concepts such as memory, self-organization, self-emancipation and fractal theories of revolution. ... More


Strange Bedfellows: Rastafari, C. L. R. James, and the “Africa” in Pan-Africanism

Monique A. Bedasse

in Jah Kingdom: Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633596
eISBN:
9781469633619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633596.003.0007
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the relationship between Ras Bupe Karudi and C.L.R. James. In 1964, James highlighted the “absurdities” of Rastafari. Additionally, in contrast to all that Rastafari ... More


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