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The First Rasta

Leonard Howell and the Rise of Rastafarianism

The First Rasta( )
Author: Davis, Stephen
Lee, Hélène
ISBN:978-1-61374-564-9
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $13.99
Book Description:

Going far beyond the standard imagery of Rasta--ganja, reggae, and dreadlocks--this cultural history offers an uncensored vision of a movement with complex roots and the exceptional journey of a man who taught an enslaved people how to be proud and impose their culture on the world. In the 1920s Leonard Percival Howell and the First Rastas had a revelation concerning the divinity of Haile Selassie, king of Ethiopia, that established the vision for the most popular mystical movement of...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 8.892 Inches
Author Biography
Davis, Stephen (Author)
Stephen Davis is the author of numerous books, including "The New York Times" bestsellers "Hammer of the Gods: The Led Zeppelin Saga" & "Walk This Way: The Autobiography of Aerosmith", & coauthor of "Fleetwood", the memoirs of Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood. His journalism has appeared in "Rolling Stone", "The New York Times", "The Boston Globe", & many other publications. He lives in New England.

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