External Videos

Selected videos about Pellagra and the San Servolo Asylum

Goldberger and Pellagra

This well-produced video on the subject includes comments from historians Etheridge and Kraut.

 

Le malattie legate al cibo ieri e oggi (2015)

This documentary film explores some of the themes relevant to the project: http://www.1001storia.polimi.it/generate/expo2015/p_1965/index.html

 

Raymond Depardon - San Clemente 1980

Set on the island of San Clemente, this famous film captures the last moments of the soon-to-be dismantled asylum.

 

Alberto Visconti: Isola San Servolo - Venezia - Follia Reclusa (2015)

This video contains some fascinating images of the San Servolo museum.

 

CLASSI LAVORATRICI: CONDIZIONI DI VITA NELL`OTTOCENTO

L`unità speaks of the difficult living conditions of the peasants and the working classes in the last century: http://www.raiscuola.rai.it/articoli/classi-lavoratrici-condizioni-di-vita-nellottocento/6374/default.aspx

 

‘La collezione Lombroso e gli studi sulla pellagra’

(in the words of his grandson, Cesare Lombroso Jr., Harvard neurologist)

 http://www.memoro.org/it/video.php?ID=3036

This video covers the reopening of the Lombroso Museum in Turin. Some of the factual content is not correct as he was in his 90s when this was recorded.

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