OSU ANTH 210 - Jamaica Slides (13 pages)

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Oregon State University
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Anth 210 - Comparative Cultures
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1 4 14 Jamaica Sources of Exploitation Caribbean Visions of Jamaica What do we know about Jamaica What is your image What type of music do we associate with Jamaica Reggae Lyrics often refer to Horrors of Slavery African Salvation Rastafarianism and or Ganja Oppression 1 1 4 14 Image of Jamaica Chamber of commerce style images Marketed to tourists Natural Beauty of island Very different from revolutionary music of Reggae Original Inhabitants of Jamaica Arawak Indians original inhabitants What happened to them Murdered Sickened and died Enslaved Worked to death Flesh eating dogs Killing Arawak Indians 2 1 4 14 Contest Between Emerging World Powers Spain vs Great Britain British established Fort at Port Royal Pirates plundered Spanish ships as they went by When did British take over Jamaica 1655 Slave Trade Sugar Plantations brought the need for Slave Treatment Slave Owner Slave Driver Maroon Communities Who were the maroons Where did they live In what time period did the Maroon War occur What was the outcome 3 1 4 14 Christian Preachers African Jamaican preachers Spread the news from other plantations Brought information about worldwide events such as the abolitionist movement in England Sam Sharpe Led slave revolt in 1831 Precursor to abolition of slavery in 1834 State of Jamaican Identity How do African Jamaicans see themselves African Jamaicans see themselves as Africans in exile African religious practices outlawed Biblical imagery found in latter Jamaican music The Rivers of Babylon Revivalism Revitalization Movements Response to poverty resulted in a spiritual revivalism in 1860 s Who was Paul Bogle 4 1 4 14 Capitalist Development 1860 90 s What happened to the sugar industry United States companies buying sugar plantations for banana production Displaced workers What is Ethiopianism Strong identification with Ethiopia Came to represent black pride Jamaica Development of Rastafarianism Rastafarianism What is Rastafarianism Its ideology 1 An authentic grassroots



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