Modern Europe II: The Twentieth Century


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Modern Europe II: The Twentieth Century
In The Rise of Our East African Empire, Lugard claims that “The essential point in dealing with Africans is to establish a respect for the European. Upon this-the prestige of the white man-depends his influence, often his very existence, in Africa.” In this regard, Lugard makes a precise and testable prediction: namely, that the attitude of superiority assumes by the white man (and presumably woman, although Lugard presumably only has male imperialists in mind) is positively correlated with the amount of respect he receives from the natives-and not just in Africa because, as a dyed in the wool imperialist, Lugard is using Africa as a proxy for all colonized land.
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