The "Long Movement" as Vampire: Temporal and Spatial Fallacies in Recent Black Freedom Studies

  title={The "Long Movement" as Vampire: Temporal and Spatial Fallacies in Recent Black Freedom Studies},
  author={Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua and Clarence Lang},
  journal={The Journal of African American History},
  pages={265 - 288}
Over the past three decades, scholarship on postwar African American social movements became a mature, well-rounded area of study with different interpretative schools and conflicting theoretical frameworks.1 However, recently, the complexity generated by clashing interpretations has eroded as a new paradigm has become hegemonic. Since the publication of Freedom North by Jeanne F. Theoharis and Komozi Woodard, the "Long Movement" has emerged as the dominant theoretical interpretation of the… 
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