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The definition of Phrenology as defined in the Webster's Academic Dictionary, circa 1895.

In the 19th century, students at American medical schools stole the corpses of recently-buried African Americans to be used for dissection.

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In the early 18th century, myths about physical racial differences started arising as a justification for slavery and dehumanisation of people of color. The portrait is of the black man, Josh Brown, who was tortured and experimented on by a physician…

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A passage from Oroonoko where he asks Trefry to provide him with alternate robes befitting a slave so people would not recognize him.
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