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Phrenology and physical anthropology

Erickson, Paul A.

Phrenology and physical anthropology

the George Combe connection

by Erickson, Paul A.

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Published by Dept. of Anthropology, Saint Mary"s University in Halifax, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Combe, George, -- 1788-1858.,
  • Physical anthropology,
  • Phrenology,
  • Craniology,
  • Anthropology -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [60]-70.

    Statementby Paul A. Erickson.
    SeriesOccasional papers in anthropology -- no. 6, Occasional papers in anthropology (Halifax, N.S.) -- no. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN62 E65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 p. --
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18868687M

      Phrenology (the study of skull shape) and physiognomy (the study of facial features) were both integral to Lombroso’s understanding of criminal behaviour. In his book L’uomo delinquente (The Criminal Man), Lombroso introduced a revolutionary idea: some people are simply born criminals, displaying certain physical traits that reflect a. phrenology, study of the shape of the human skull in order to draw conclusions about particular character traits and mental faculties. The theory was developed about by the German physiologist Franz Joseph Gall and popularized in the United States by Orson Fowler and Lorenzo Fowler through their publication the Phrenological Almanac and.

    Physical anthropology, branch of anthropology concerned with the origin, evolution, and diversity of people. Physical anthropologists work broadly on three major sets of problems: human and nonhuman primate evolution, human variation and its significance (see also race), and the biological bases of human course that human evolution has taken and the processes that have brought it. Get this from a library! Labeling people: French scholars on society, race and empire, [Martin S Staum] -- "During the turbulent era of revolution and industrialization in nineteenth-century France, scholars searched for methods to distinguish individual dispositions to intelligence and good character.

      Actual bumpology might have been a scientific non-starter, but phrenology was nevertheless deeply influential on the development of modern anthropology, criminology, and evolutionary biology — as well as eugenics. The phrenological account of the mind continued to be influential, throughout the Victorian era, in popular psychiatry.   Explore books on cultural anthropology, physical anthropology and linguistics. MERLOT. MERLOT is a curated collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services contributed and used by an international education community. OER Commons.


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Johann Spurzheim in his outlines on the subject. Spurzheim, collaborator with Dr. Franz Joseph Gall, the founder of modern phrenology, was instrumental in bringing the science to the attention of the public in the U.K. and the United States. The “father of criminology,” Cesare Lombroso, believed he could tell criminals from non-criminals based on physical characteristics.

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