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Caribbean Visionary – A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation - University Press of Mississippi
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Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Selwyn R. Cudjoe


This book traces the life of Albert Raymond Forbes Webber (1880–1932), a distinguished Caribbean scholar, statesman, legislator, and novelist. Using Webber as a lens, it outlines the Guyanese struggle for justice and equality in an age of colonialism, imperialism, and indentureship. The author examines Webber’s emergence from the interior of Guyana to become a major presence in Caribbean politics. The book examines Webber’s insightful novel, Those That Be in Bondage; his travel writings; and his poetry. It chronicles Webber’s formation of the West Indian Press Association, his work on British ... More

Keywords: Caribbean scholar, statesman, legislator, novelist, colonialism, imperialism, indentureship, Guyana, Caribbean politics, British Guiana

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9781604731064
Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604731064.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Selwyn R. Cudjoe, author