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The Reggae Nation The Global Legacy of Bob Marley & The Wailers

A unique, colourful book about the global achievements, presence, and legacy of legendary reggae group Bob Marley and the Wailers.

About the book

The Reggae Nation: The Global Legacy of Bob Marley & The Wailers is the first conscious and comprehensive attempt to explore and understand the global achievements, presence, and legacy of Bob Marley and the Wailers and their contributions to the ‘Reggae Nation’: the worldwide reggae community.

Front and back cover of The Reggae Nation book

As a comprehensive global history of reggae and a reggae travelogue rolled into one, The Reggae Nation takes readers on an extraordinary and unique journey through time and space. There is no other book like this unique and professionally produced work about the King of Reggae and what he has meant and continues to mean to people all over the world.

Contents page of The Reggae Nation book

From the bottom of the Grand Canyon to the frozen heights of the Himalayas in Nepal, and numerous places in between on all continents, The Reggae Nation takes readers to the roots and along the routes of reggae and Rastafari and the pioneering work of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

Chapter heads of The Reggae Nation book

A striking, one of a kind 420 page publication, The Reggae Nation is beautifully, colourfully , and richly designed and illustrated by graphic artist Maria Papaefstathiou , co founder of the International Reggae Poster Contest.

Page examples of The Reggae Nation book

The book features nearly 300 illustrations and photos, of which many by renowned reggae and pop music photographers from around the world. With a foreword by Roger Steffens, noted reggae archivist and expert and author of So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley.

Page examples of The Reggae Nation book

The Reggae Nation is available as a limited (500 copies) hardcover edition. The Kickstarter campaign ran from February 24 until March 17. Early birds who support the book will be thanked in the book.

Support the project

Creating a book is expensive. Making an amazing, one-of-its-kind, visually rich and colourful book is very expensive. The Reggae Nation cannot come to life without the help and support of many people; people like you! How can you help to make this book happen? First and foremost, by pledging your support by ordering a copy of the book. But you can also help by spreading the word, both online and offline! Will you help to realise this passion project, 10 years in the making, to honour Bob Marley and the Wailers?