The African Madness. Is it a Political Epidemic? By Max Nordau
Max S Nordau Asiatic Quarterly Review
In an article entitled 'Rabies Africana: The Degeneration of Europeans in Africa', Nordau claims that 'the zeal for annexing African territory is a veritable epidemic' that both harms the indigenous population and leads to the rapid degeneration of the European colonizers (155).
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