Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

Caribbean Visionary: A. R. F. Webber and the Making of the Guyanese Nation

by Selwyn R. Cudjoe
     
 

A critical biography of a major intellectual who struggled for justice against colonialismSee more details below

Overview

A critical biography of a major intellectual who struggled for justice against colonialism

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604731064
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
Caribbean Studies Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Selwyn R. Cudjoe is professor of Africana studies at Wellesley College. He is the author of Beyond Boundaries: The Intellectual Tradition of Trinidad and Tobago in the Nineteenth Century, among other books, and his work has appeared in Trinidad and Tobago Review, Callaloo, New Left Review, Harvard Educational Review, and Essence.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations

Note on Nomenclature

Ch. 1 Those That Be in Bondage 15

Ch. 2 The Private Thoughts of a Political Man: The Making of A. R. E Webber, 1917-19 24

Ch. 3 Webber's Entrance to the Political Arena, 1919-21 38

Ch. 4 Webber's Political Ascendancy, 1921-25 47

Ch. 5 The Constitutional Crisis: The Bullet or the Ballot 64

Ch. 6 Webber's Leadership, the Popular Party, and the Constitutional Crisis, 1926-27 77

Ch. 7 Webber: A Traveling Man 89

Ch. 8 The Quest for Self-Government 103

Ch. 9 The Sugar Crisis, Constitutional Reform, and the White Man's Burden 118

Ch. 10 Exploring New Worlds 137

Ch. 11 Patriot and Businessman 152

Ch. 12 Webber: A Keynesian 167

Ch. 13 Colonies in Search of a Nation 186

Ch. 14 Going Down with His Colors Flying 202

Ch. 15 Ideology, Race, Celebrity 215

Ch. 16 A Devoted West Indian Son 225

Bibliography 265

Index 271

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