Criminal Man

Criminal Man : According to the Classification of Cesare Lombroso Briefly Summarised by His Daughter Gina Lombroso-Ferrero

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Professor Lombroso was able before his death to give his personal attention to the volume prepared by his daughter and collaborator, Gina Lombroso Ferrero, in which is presented a summary of the conclusions reached in the great treatise by Lombroso on the causes of criminality and the treatment of criminals. The preparation of the introduction to this volume was the last literary work which the distinguished author found it possible to complete during his final illness. Criminal man was originally published in 1911 in New York by Gina Lombroso to diffuse Lombroso's studies among American and English readers. This great work includes: I. The Criminal World; II. Crime, its Origin, Cause and Cure; III. Characters and Types of Criminals Works of Cesare Lombroso. This book contains 40 photograps and illustrations from the original edition.show more

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  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.43mm | 331.12g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514203774
  • 9781514203774
  • 2,400,613

About Gina Lombroso-Ferrero

Cesare Lombroso (born Ezechia Marco Lombroso; Italian; 6 November 1835 - 19 October 1909), was an Italian criminologist, physician, and founder of the Italian School of Positivist Criminology. Lombroso rejected the established classical school, which held that crime was a characteristic trait of human nature. Instead, using concepts drawn from physiognomy, early eugenics, psychiatry and Social Darwinism, Lombroso's theory of anthropological criminology essentially stated that criminality was inherited, and that someone "born criminal" could be identified by physical (congenital) defects, which confirmed a criminal as savage or atavistic.show more

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