Books tagged: phrenology

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Physiognomy
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
This book talks about Physiognomy, how reading faces and judge depends on bodily features.
The Organs of the Brain: a farce in three acts, translated by Eric v.d. Luft, with an introduction, an essay, and an extensive bibliography of the first decade of phrenology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,830. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Plays » European / German, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A rollicking contemporary satire of the phrenology of Franz Joseph Gall, with the most extensive bibliography of the first decade of phrenology yet published.
Ada Byron: The Divisions
Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The only legitimate child of notorious Lord Byron, Ada Byron inherited her father’s passion and her sadomasochistic mother’s analytical mind. Ada collaborates with the surly Charles Babbage on the Difference Engine and seeks marital escape through laudanum, alcohol, gambling, adultery, and blackmail. Through her we experience the tempestuous Victorian age, from the royal court to the London slums.