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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 84

13. Irving C. Rosse, “Brief Mention of a Few Ethnic Features of Nervous Disease,” Journal of Social Science, Containing the Proceedings of the American Association (December 1899): 239-44.

Statistics on black criminality, especially as it compares to the incidence of crimes committed by European Americans. Reports of higher rates of criminal behavior among the black race is attributed to its being “out of harmony with its conditions and actuated by the thought and feeling brought about by the pressure of moral neurasthenia.”