By Selwyn R. Cudjoe

Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation strains the lifetime of Albert Raymond Forbes Webber (1880-1932), a exotic Caribbean student, statesman, legislator, and novelist. utilizing Webber as a lens, the booklet outlines the Guyanese fight for justice and equality in an age of colonialism, imperialism, and indentureship. during this attention-grabbing paintings, Selwyn R. Cudjoe examines Webber's emergence from the inner of Guyana to develop into an important presence in Caribbean politics.

Caribbean Visionary examines Webber's insightful novel, Those That Be in Bondage, his go back and forth writings, and his poetry. The e-book chronicles his formation of the West Indian Press organization, his paintings on British Guiana's structure, and his championing of its people's motives. Cudjoe reports Webber's paintings with the British Guiana Labour Union to enhance the stipulations of the Guyanese operating humans and Webber's authorship of the Centenary background and instruction manual of British Guiana.

An very important addition to Caribbean highbrow historical past, Caribbean Visionary is an imperative paintings for students drawn to the region's literature, political technological know-how, and monetary suggestion. it's also a useful source should you desire to comprehend the genesis of latest Guyana and the English-speaking Caribbean.

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