Lecture materials

Week 4 Lecture A materials: Roots, rocks, reggae: the politics of Bob Marley

Med332 roots, rocks, reggae the politics of bob marley from Rob Jewitt


Further reading

Andy Bennett (2001) Cultures of Popular Music, Buckingham: Open University Press. Chapter 5 ‘Reggae and Rasta Culture’ [Google Books]

Lloyd Bradley (2001) Bass Culture: When Reggae Was King,  London: Penguin [Amazon]

Dick Hebdige (1979) Subculture: The Meaning of Style, Methuen,  Chapter 3.

Simon Philo (2011) ‘“They Got to Go”: Ska versus America’, in Response, Issue 9, [link]

By Rob Jewitt

Module Leader for MED332 and editor of