craniology

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the scientific study of the skulls of various human races

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Gossett spends some time discussing the racial theories of nineteenth-century craniologists and phrenologists, who insisted that race can be seen and quantified in the body.
Craniologists study the shape and size of the human skull.
In the mid-nineteenth century, British craniologists "proved" the inferiority of Africans and the Irish.