Bologna: F. E. Garagnani, 1869.
Lombroso upheld the maize theory of the origin of pellagra. He believed that the symptoms were caused by a toxin which developed in deteriorated maize. Reprinted from Riv. clin. Bologna, 1869, 8, 289-314, 321-44.
Subjects: NUTRITION / DIET › Deficiency Diseases › Pellagra
L’uomo delinquente, studiato in rapporto alla antropologia, alla medicina legale ed alle discipline carcerarie.Milan: U. Hoepli, 1876.
Lombroso inaugurated the doctrine of a “criminal type”. His systematic studies showed that in general the criminal population exhibits a higher percentage of physical, nervous and mental anomalies than the normal population; this he attributed partly to degeneration and partly to atavism.
Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGY, Criminology & Medical Criminology, PSYCHOLOGY