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The following sources are recommended by an expert whose research specialty is phrenology.


Six Superlative Sources

· Cooter, Roger, The Cultural Meaning of Popular Science: Phrenology and the Organization of Consent in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press, 1984.

· Cooter, Roger, Phrenology in the British Isles: An Annotated, Historical Bibliography and Index. Scarecrow Press, 1989.

· Ackerkneckt, Erwin H., and Vallois, Henry V., Franz Joseph Gall, Inventor of Phrenology, and His Collection. Wisconsin Studies in Medical History No. 1, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 1956. Translation of François Jospeh Gall et sa collection. Mémoires du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 1955.

· Giustino, David, de, Conquest of Mind: Phrenology and Victorian Social Thought. Croom Helm, 1975.

· Wyhe, John van, "The Authority of Human Nature: The Schädellehre of Franz Joseph Gall." British Journal for the History of Science, Dec. 2001.

· Wyhe, John van, Phrenology and the Origins of Victorian Scientific Naturalism. Ashgate, 2004.

Other Excellent Sources

· Davies, John D., Phrenology Fad and Science: A 19th-Century American Crusade. Yale University Press, 1955.

· Deneke, J.F. Volrad, "Die Phrenologie als Publizistisches Ereignis: Galls Schädellehre in der Tagespublizistik des 19. Jahrhunderts." Medizinhistorisches Journal, 20, 1985, pp. 83-108.

· Lanteri-Laura, Georges, Histoire de la Phrénologie: L'homme et Son Cerveau Selon F. J. Gall. Puf, 1970, 1993.

· Lesky, Erna, Franz Joseph Gall, 1758-1828: Naturforscher und Anthropologe, Huber, 1979.

· McLaren, Angus, "Phrenology: Medium and Message." Journal of Modern History, 46, 1974, pp. 86-97.

· Oehler-Klein, Sigrid, Die Schädellehre Franz Joseph Galls in Literatur und Kritik des 19. Jahrhunderts: zur Rezeptionsgeschichte einer Medizinisch-Biologisch Begründeten Theorie der Physiognomik und Psychologie, 1990.

· Walsh, Anthony, "The American Tour of Dr. Spurzheim." Journal for the History of Medicine and Allied Science, 27, 1972, pp. 187-206.

· Wegner, Peter-Christian, Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828): Studien zu Leben, Werk und Wirkung. Hildesheim, 1991.

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