Episode 36: Phrenology: The Bastard Science of Racism Footnotes


A set of phrenology diagrams Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary

1. Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family, Volume 2

2. The Science of Race

3. Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828)

4. Aristotle, father of scientific racism

5. Cutting the Flesh: Surgery, Autopsy and Cannibalism in the Belgian Congo

6. The Philosophy of Colonialism: Civilization, Christianity, and Commerce

7. Phrenology and “Scientific Racism” in the 19th Century

8. PHRENOLOGY, CORRESPONDENCE, AND THE GLOBAL POLITICS OF REFORM, 1815-1848

9. Django Unchained and the racist science of phrenology

10. The Introduction of Phrenology to the United States

11. Phrenology and the Rwandan Genocide