Kingston, Jamaica
The University of the West Indies Press
Exodus!: Heirs and Pioneers, Rastafari Return to Ethiopia
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Caribbean Cultural Studies
CONTENTS10
ILLUSTRATIONS12
FOREWORD16
PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION20
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS22
INTRODUCTION24
Part 1. THE IDEOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL ROOTSOF THE RETURN TO ETHIOPIA34
1. SAILING AGAINST THE TIDE36
2. SOURCES AND CONTOURS OF ETHIOPIANISM71
3. FIRST STEPS OF THE RETURN TO SHASHEMENE107
CONCLUSION TO PART 1149
Part 2. THE RASTAFARI MOVEMENT AND THE RETURN TO ETHIOPIA152
4. JAMAICA155
5. ORGANIZING AND CENTRALIZING THE ETHIOPIAN NATION206
6. THE INTERNATIONALIZATION AND DIVERSITY OF THE ARRIVALS IN SHASHEMENE243
CONCLUSION TO PART 2278
Part 3. THE “TRUE” ETHIOPIANS IN SHASHEMENE280
7. IN THE HEART OF THE ETHIOPIAN EMPIRE282
8. REVOLUTION AND REFORMS IN SHASHEMENE323
9. SHASHEMENE AT THE AGE OF “DEVELOPMENT”361
CONCLUSION TO PART 3407
CONCLUSION409
Appendix 1. VERSIONS OF THE ETHIOPIAN PRAYER416
Appendix 2. VERSIONS OF THE “UNIVERSALETHIOPIAN ANTHEM”420
Appendix 3. TSEGAYE GUEBRE MEDHIN,“HOME COMING SON”424
GLOSSARY426
NOTES432
DISCOGRAPHY458
REFERENCES466
INDEX490