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Retzius, Gustaf
Crania Suecica Antiqua: Eine Darstellung der Schwedischen Menschen-Schdel aus dem Steinzeitalter, dem Bronzezeitalter und dem Eisenzeitalter sowie ein Blick auf die Forschungen ber die Rassencharaktere der Europischen Vlker [Crania Suecica antiqua: A representation of the Swedish human skulls from the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age as well as a look at the research on the racial characters of the European peoples]
Aftonbladets, 1900. A DELUXE ATLAS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: 100 PLATES OF LIFE-SIZE SKULLS OF PREHISTORIC HUMANS IN SWEDEN, STONE AGE, BRONZE AGE, AND IRON AGEL.Elephant folio, 16 3/4 x 13 1/4 inches hardcover, publisher's blind dust jacket, 3/4 pebbled white cloth with burgundy paper covered boards, gilt title to cover, gilt title to black leather label and gilt author red leather label to spine, [8], iv, 182 pp, 100 photographic plates. As new in publisher's cardboard box with black cloth covered sides and pink printed paper label, edges rubbed. MAGNUS GUSTAF RETZIUS (1842 - 1919) enrolled at the Uppsala University in 1860 and received his medicine kandidat degree there in 1866. He transferred to the Karolinska Institutet where he became medicine licentiat in 1869 and completed his doctorate in medicine in 1871 at the University of Lund. In 1877 he received an extraordinary professorship in histology at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, and in 1889 he was appointed to the chair of anatomy. Retzius anatomical and histological work concern in particular the sense organs of vertebrates and invertebrates. In humans he studied the anatomy of the brain and the nervous system. Retzius travelled much, both in Europe and America, in order to conduct anatomical and anthropological studies. Retzius conducted a comprehensive study of old Swedish and Finnish skulls, and published more than 300 scientific works in anatomy, embryology, eugenics, craniometry, zoology and botany. REVIEW OF CRANIA SUECICA ANTIQUA by J. Beddoe in Man, Vol 1, pp 71-73, 1901: This is a sumptuous work, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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