Observations On the Phrenological Development of Burke, Hare, and Other Atrocious Murderers: Measurements of the Most Notorious Thieves Confined in th
This book explores the controversial theory of phrenology through a study of the skulls of notorious murderers, including Burke and Hare. Stone provides detailed analysis of the bumps and ridges of their skulls and draws conclusions about their character and criminal tendencies. The book is a fascinating read for anyone interested in the history of criminology or the pseudoscientific fads of the 19th century.
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- Publisher: Legare Street Press
- Publish Date: Jul 18th, 2023
- Pages: 306
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 9.21in - 6.14in - 0.75in - 1.33lb
- EAN: 9781020724473
- Categories: • General• Murder - Serial Killers