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« on: July 19, 2009, 04:16:54 PM »

COMING SOON, DREAD, RASTAFARI AND ETHIOPIA, THE DEFINITIVE REPORT ON THE RASTAFARI MOVEMENT IN DOMINICA.
WRITTEN BY RASTAFARIAN POET,  JOURNALIST AND AUTHOR, RAS ALBERT WILLIAMS.

HE TRACES THE 'BIRTH  BY FIRE' OF THE MOVEMENT IN THE CARIBBEAN ISLAND OF DOMINICA IN THE SEVENTIES WHEN THE DRACONIAN LEGISLATION: THE PROHIBITIVE AND UNLAWFL SOCIETIES ACT COMMONLY CALLED THE DREAD ACT OF 1974 ENACTED WITH THE INTENTION  TO OSTRACIZES AND DESTROY THE BRETHREN, THRUST THE DOMINICA BRETHREN INTO THE SPOLIGHT AND BECAME KNOWN AS "DREADS"

THE BOOK TITLE WHICH WAS FIRST PUBLISHED AS A THREE PART- ARTICLE IN THE CHRONICLE, TRACKS DOWN THE LEADING FIGURES OF THE DAY; IT ANALYSES, THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF THE DREAD ACT ON THE BRETHREN FROM THOSE DARK DAYS RIGHT UP TO THE REPEAL OF THE ACT IN 1981 WHICH WAS REPLACED BY THE TERRORISM ACT.

COMPLETE WITH PHOTOGRAPHS, TIMELINES AND TRANSCRIPST, ' DREAD, RASTAFARI AND ETHIOPIA' IS AN ATTEMPT TO ENGLIGHTEN, EDUCATE AND TO PUT CLOSURE TO THE RIFT THAT WAS CREATED NEARLY FOUR DECADES AGO.

RAS ALBERT WILLIAMS HAS WRITTEN ON RASTAFARIAN THEMES SINCE THE EARLY EIGHTIES FIRST AS A FREELANCE, AND THEN AS A FULL TIME REPORTER WITH THE CHRONICLE NEWSPAPER FROM 1981 TO 2004. HIS WORK HAS APPEARED IN ALL THE LOCAL PAPERS IN DOMINICA, AND HE HAS PUBLISHED THREE BOOKS OF POETRY: HONOURABLE NATTY DREAD 1982, ONE DOMINICA: ODES FOR I BELOVED - 1985; AND THROUGH THE FAR EYE-1993.

IN 2005 HE PUBLISHED HIS FIRST BOOK OF SHORT STORIES: HAUNTED HERITAGE AND OTHER STORIES.  RAS WILLIAMS IS A FOUNDING MEMBER OF THE ETHIOPIAN WORLD FEDERATION INC, THE FRONTLINE BOOK STORE AND THE DOMINICA WRITERS GUILD AND HAS SERVED AS THIER SECREATARY FROM TIME TO TIME.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY RELECTIONS, MEMORIABILIA, PAST NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS, OLD FILMS ETC THAT YOU FEEL COULD BE UTLIZED BY THE AUTHOR, DO NOT HESITIATE TO GET IN CONTACT

albert_tempie@yahoo.co.uk or 01293402517 or 07859846168

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2009, 07:19:02 PM »

When will this book be available?
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