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Bob Marley : herald of a postcolonial world?

Author: Jason Toynbee
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2007.
Series: Celebrities.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sheds new light on issues such as Marley's contribution as a musician and public intellectual, how he was granted access to the global media system, and what his music means in cultural and political terms.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Bob Marley; Bob Marley; Bob Marley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Toynbee
ISBN: 074563088X 0745630898 9780745630885 9780745630892
OCLC Number: 171567255
Description: vii, 263 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: How do you solve a problem like Bob Marley? --
Nesta Marley and colonial Jamaica --
Bob Marley and the reggae conjecture --
Standing up and being counted --
Up on the rock, chanting down Babylon --
After Bob.
Series Title: Celebrities.
Responsibility: Jason Toynbee.

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