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A History of Modern Psychology in Context

by Wade Pickren & Alexandra Rutherford

A fresh look at the history of psychology placed in its social, political, and cultural contexts

A History of Modern Psychology in Context presents the history of modern psychology in the richness of its many...


The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism: Western and Eastern Paths to the Heart

by Radmila Moacanin

The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism cuts to the heart of two very different yet remarkably similar traditions. The author touches on many of their major ideas: the collective unconscious and...


Topics in the History of Psychology: Volume I

by G. A. Kimble & K. Schlesinger

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Topics in the History of Psychology: Volume II

by G. A. Kimble & K. Schlesinger

First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II

by Eric Jaffe

From an “illuminating and entertaining” (The New York Times) historian comes the World War II story of two men whose remarkable lives improbably converged at the Tokyo war crimes trials of 1946.

In the wake...


Machiavelli: Bullet Guides

by Robert Anderson

Open this book and you will - learn about Machiavelli's life - know his key works - explore the dark arts of politics - assess his influence


Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology: Volume III

by Michael Wertheimer & Gregory A. Kimble

This volume, like the two previous books, presents biographies of leading figures in the history of psychology. For students and historians of psychology.


John Dewey: Science for a Changing World

by Svend Brinkmann

This book addresses Dewey’s contemporary relevance, his life and intellectual trajectory, his basic philosophical ideas with an emphasis on his philosophy of nature, and his educational theory, which has...


Becoming a Profession (Psychology Revivals): The History of Art Therapy in Britain 1940-82

by Diane Waller

Britain was the first country to recognise art therapy as a profession in the state health service. How did this come about? Can the British experience serve as a model for other countries?

Originally published...


A Century of Psychology (Psychology Revivals): Progress, Paradigms and Prospects for the New Millennium

by Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh & Patrick McGinley

Psychology has influence in almost every walk of life. Originally published in 1997, A Century of Psychology is a review of where the discipline came from, where it had reached and where the editors anticipated...


Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy: The Case of Nanette Leroux

by Jan Goldstein

Hysteria Complicated by Ecstasy offers a rare window into the inner life of a person ordinarily inaccessible to historians: a semiliterate peasant girl who lived almost two centuries ago, in the aftermath of...


Muses, Madmen, and Prophets: Hearing Voices and the Borders of Sanity

by Daniel B. Smith

An inquiry into hearing voices-one of humanity's most profound phenomena

Auditory hallucination is one of the most awe-inspiring, terrifying, and ill- understood tricks of which the human psyche is capable....


Freud's Requiem: Mourning, Memory, and the Invisible History of a Summer Walk

by Von Unwerth, Matthew

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Psychotherapy in the Wake of War: Discovering Multiple Psychoanalytic Traditions

by Bernd Huppertz, Theodore, Jacobs & Robert S. Wallerstein

This book shows how the differing views of twenty-three psychoanalysts of different traditions affect theoretical and technical issues in psychoanalytic treatments. Their selections from a series of nine cases...


The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography: History Through Autobiography

by Richard M. Lerner, Anne C. Petersen & Rainer K. Silbereisen

The Developmental Science of Adolescence: History Through Autobiography is the most authoritative account of the leading developmental scientists from around the world. Written by the scholars who shaped the...


Contemporary Psychoanalysis and the Legacy of the Third Reich: History, Memory, Tradition

by Emily A. Kuriloff

For most of the twentieth century, Jewish and/or politically leftist European psychoanalysts rarely linked their personal trauma history to their professional lives, for they hoped their theory-their Truth-would...


Internarrative Identity: Placing the Self

by Ajit K. Maan

This book asks how identity is created and examines the history of conceptions of the self, from Aristotle to Postmodernism, to find the answers. Maan finds the human capacity to self creation exists in what...


The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious

by Sigmund Freud & Joyce Crick

Why do we laugh? The answer, argued Freud in this groundbreaking study of humor, is that jokes, like dreams, satisfy our unconscious desires. The Joke and Its Relation to the Unconscious explains how jokes provide...


Studies in Hysteria

by Sigmund Freud & Joseph Breuer

Hysteria—the tormenting of the body by the troubled mind—is among the most pervasive of human disorders; yet, at the same time, it is the most elusive. Freud’s recognition that hysteria stemmed from traumas...


American Therapy: The Rise of Psychotherapy in the United States

by Jonathan Engel

From Freud to Zoloft, the first comprehensive history of American Psychotherapy

Fifty percent of Americans will undergo some form of psychotherapy in their lifetimes, but the origins of the field are rarely...