Category «Nordicism»

Gustaf Retzius

Magnus Gustaf Retzius ( Stockholm , 17 of October 1842 – † 21 of July 1919 ., Ibid) was a botanist , physician and anatomist Swede , who devoted much of his life to investigating the histology of organs and nervous system . Biography Aboriginal Stockholm , son of the anatomist Anders Retzius (and grandson …

Nordicism

The Nordicism or Nordic theory was a thesis racial in vogue in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century . He took advantage of the model of classical anthropology common to his time, according to which the European peoples were divided into three subramas of the Caucasian race : the Nordic , the Alpine …

Joseph Deniker

Joseph Deniker ( Astrakhan , March 6, 1852 – Paris , March 18, 1918) was a naturalist and anthropologist French , best known for his attempts to develop highly detailed maps of the races of Europe. Biography Deniker, of Gaelic parents, was born in 1852 in Astrakhan , Russia . He studied at the State …