History of Psychology Products

  • Divine Mania: Alteration of Consciousness in Ancient Greece

    By Yulia Ustinova

    ‘Our greatest blessings come to us by way of mania, provided it is given us by divine gift,’ – says Socrates in Plato’s Phaedrus. Certain forms of alteration of consciousness, considered to be inspired by supernatural forces, were actively sought in ancient Greece. Divine mania comprises a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • In Defense of Schreber

    Soul Murder and Psychiatry

    By Zvi Lothane

    In this stunning reappraisal of the celebrated case of Daniel Paul Schreber, Lothane takes the reader on a richly documented tour of all the ingredients that made Schreber's illness a unique psychiatric event. Building outward from a close examination of Schreber's troubled relationship to his two…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Freud and the Imaginative World

    By Harry Trosman

    The current resurgence of interest in the scientific origins of psychoanalysis has overshadowed the artistic and literary models to which Freud had recourse time and again in the development and presentation of his theories.  It is this neglected aesthetic wellspring of psychoanalysis to which…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • A History of Psychology

    Globalization, Ideas, and Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Robert B. Lawson, E. Doris Anderson, Antonio Cepeda-Benito

    Global, interdisciplinary, and engaging, this textbook integrates materials from philosophical and biological origins to the historical development of psychology. Its extensive coverage of women, minorities, and psychologists around the world emphasizes psychology as a global phenomenon while…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • A History of Psychology

    From Antiquity to Modernity, 8th Edition

    By Thomas Hardy Leahey

    A History of Psychology places social, economic, and political forces of change alongside psychology’s internal theoretical and empirical arguments, illuminating how the external world has shaped psychology’s development, and, in turn, how the late twentieth century’s psychology has shaped…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Soviet Psychology

    History, Theory, Content

    By John McLeish

    Originally published in 1975, this title sets out to show us the differences between Soviet and other ways of thinking about nature, man, and society. The basic factor distinguishing Soviet psychology is that it views phenomena from the perspective of a highly articulated body of theoretical…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Psychology and Morals

    An Analysis of Character

    By J. A. Hadfield

    Originally published in 1923, this book had enjoyed constant and wide success, being reprinted fourteen times. In this new and thoroughly revised edition, published in 1964, the author has reconsidered his conclusions in the light of modern psychology of the time, and includes many case histories…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Social Insects

    Their Origin and Evolution

    By William Morton Wheeler

    Originally published in 1928, this volume, by a world authority on the subject, sums up our knowledge of the social insects. It inquires what are the social insects and what it is that makes us call them ‘social’. Terebrantia, aculeata, wasps, bees, ants, and termites are discussed in a succession…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experiments With People

    Revelations From Social Psychology, 2nd Edition

    By Kurt P. Frey, Aiden P. Gregg

    This book showcases 28 intriguing social psychological experiments that have significantly advanced our understanding of human social thinking and behavior. Each chapter focuses on the details and implications of a single study, while citing related research and real-life examples along the way.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20 
    Psychology Press

  • Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

    53 Volume Set

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education (53 Volume set) brings together a mix of titles involving psychology and education from early years to later life. Covering areas across both education and psychology, including learning theory and strategies, social, developmental and cognitive…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

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