This work is for ages 9-14. Jamaica has given the world reggae music and the Rastafarian religion. "Jamaica - The Culture" describes how this small Caribbean island has come to influence world culture through its religions, politics, and music. Full colour images document Jamaica's history and vibrant culture. Other topics include: Jamaican hero Marcus Garvey and the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA); Cudjoe Day, Jamaica Festival, and reggae music festivals; Architecture that reflects the climate; Mento, ska, reggae, sound systems, and dancehall culture; Reggae music icon Bob Marley; Anansi stories and Jamaican creole.