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Author Tomlinson, Stephen, 1954-

Title Head masters [electronic resource] : phrenology, secular education, and nineteenth-century social thought / Stephen Tomlinson.

Imprint Tuscaloosa, Ala. : University of Alabama Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 437 p., [9] p. of plates : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [383]-421) and index.
Contents The science of man -- Ideology and education in Virginia -- Gall, naturalist of the mind -- The birth of the normal -- George Combe and the rise of phrenology in Britain -- Schooling for a new moral world -- The eye of the community -- The philosophy of Christianity -- James Simpson and the necessity of popular education -- Insanity, education, and the introduction of phrenology to America -- Phrenological Mann -- From savagery to civilization -- Guardians of the republic -- The high tide of secularism -- The education of Littlehead -- Race, science, and the republic -- Ministering to the body politic.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Phrenology -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0817314393 (alk. paper)
9780817387327 (e-book)

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