Giuseppe Sergi

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Sergi, Giuseppe


Born Mar. 20, 1841, in Messina; died Oct. 12, 1936, in Rome. Italian anthropologist; founder of the Italian school of anthropology.

Sergi was a professor at the universities of Bologna (1880) and Rome (1884–1916). He conducted craniometric and crani-oscopic research and studied raciology, paleoanthropology, and anthropogenesis.


Origine e diffusione della stirpe mediterranea. Rome, 1895.
Africa: Antropologia della stirpe Camitica. Turin, 1897.
Crania Habes-Sirica. Rome, 1912.
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