Chapter 29. Babel in the North: Black Migration, Moral Community, and the Ethics of Racial Authenticity

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch29

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Glaude, E. S. (2006) Babel in the North: Black Migration, Moral Community, and the Ethics of Racial Authenticity, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • black migration;
  • moral community;
  • ethics of racial authenticity;
  • historiography of interwar period;
  • narratives of transformation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historiography of the interwar Period

  • Two Features of Narratives of Decline

  • Narratives of Transformation and Moral Language

  • The Ethics of Racial Authenticity

  • Conclusion