The Cannibal Club: Racism & Rabble-rousing in Victorian England

An article about Victorian liberals who supported racist science

Phrenology

Illustration of a goniometer, an instrument used in the study of phrenology. The device was intended to measure the human skill and use those measurements to make predictions about a person’s individual characteristics, such as mathematical ability, moral sense, and reproductive instincts.
(© GraphicaArtis/Corbis)

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