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Rastafari       LUcat Search catalogue 354811320

Scope note
A religious and political movement originating in Jamaica in the 1930s that identifies the former Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia as the Messiah, and Africans as the chosen people of the Bible.

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Rastafari movement
Rastafarianism
Rastafarians
Rastas

Broader terms
religious movements

Related terms
Afro-Caribbeans

Subject category
06.05 RELIGIOUS PROCESSES AND ORGANIZATION

Indexing history
Added 2013.



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