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Author Dickey, Colin.

Title Cranioklepty : grave robbing and the search for genius / Colin Dickey.

Publication Info. [Denver, Colo.] : Unbridled Books, [2009]


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Adult Department  612.75 DIC    Check Shelf
Description 308 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mapping the invisible -- The music lover -- "So was she, so she is now" -- The golden lyre -- "All the ferrets were set in motion" -- "The riddle-filled book of destiny" -- The new science -- Skulduggery -- The brainowner and his skull -- Fragments of a mystery -- A city of corpses -- Scientific Golgothas -- A measure of fame -- Some last pathetic quibbling -- Homo renaissancus -- Homecomings -- Rival skulls -- The ruined bridges to the past -- Hoaxes and ringers -- The end of the end of the story.
Subject Skull.
Grave robbing -- History.
Grave Robbing -- history.
Famous Persons.
History, 19th Century.
History, 20th Century.
Phrenology -- history.
ISBN 9781932961867
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