These books provide intimate details of the life, struggles and times of Emperor Haile Sellassie I, Empress Menen as well as His family. They also document the history of the Rastafari Movement.
While most of RasTafari tradition to date is based on comparing His life and person to the Scriptures of Judeo-Christianity, it is important not to neglect His actual experiences and works in determining the phenomenal Character and Impact of this historical Ruler and Ethiopian figure.
This is by no means a definitive list as there are numerous titles which cover Ethiopia, Rastafari and the Monarchy.
My Life and Ethiopia's Progress Vol I & II by Haile Sellassie I King of Kings of Ethiopia
The Mission by Hans Wilhelm Lockot
The Lion of Judah Hath Prevailed - the authorized Biography of HIM Haile Sellassie I by Christine Sandford
Chapman Andrews and the Emperor by Peter Leslie
Haile Sellassie I The Formative Years 1892-1936 by Harold G. Marcus
King of Kings The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia by Asfa-Wossen Asserate
A Glimpse of Greatness, Emperor Haile Selassie I: The Person by Abebe Ambatchew
The Two Zions: Reminiscences of Jerusalem and Ethiopia by Edward Ullendorff
Rastafari The New Creation by Barbara Makeda Blake Hannah
A Written Communication to A Brethren on Rastafari by Prince Naza I
Dread Jesus by William David Spencer
Ethiopian Women of Power by Lance Seunarine
The Biography of Empress Menen Asfaw by Anjahli Parnell
Ethiopia and the Missing Link in African History
Beyond the Throne by Indrias Getachew
Rastafari and Other African-Caribbean Worldviews edited by Barry Chevannes
The Rastafarians by Leonard E. Barrett Dr.
Rastafari Roots and Ideology by Barry Chevannes
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