Psychology: History of Psychology

  • Discovering Psychology across Borders: Russia and Europe book cover

    Discovering Psychology across Borders

    Russia and Europe

    By Kirill Maslov

    Discovering Psychology across Borders expands the inquiry into the field of social representation of key ideas in psychology by providing systematic coverage of the ways in which psychology advanced in the context of Russian society at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • In Defense of Schreber: Soul Murder and Psychiatry book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Freud and the Imaginative World book cover

    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Childhood into Adolescence: Growing up in the 1970s book cover

    Childhood into Adolescence

    Growing up in the 1970s

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    Edited by Barnes Peter, Gregory Sue

    This book is about the lives of 11-year-old children growing up in a Midlands city in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Based on interviews with their parents, it describes family life at the time, as well as the experiences, hopes and concerns of the children as they themselves become adolescents. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Social Order/Mental Disorder: Anglo-American Psychiatry in Historical Perspective book cover

    Social Order/Mental Disorder

    Anglo-American Psychiatry in Historical Perspective

    By Andrew Scull

    Social Order/Mental Disorder represents a provocative and exciting exploration of social response to madness in England and the United States from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Scull, who is well-known for his previous work in this area, examines a range of issues, including the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry

  • Psychiatry in Britain: Meaning and Policy book cover

    Psychiatry in Britain

    Meaning and Policy

    By Shulamit Ramon

    Originally published in 1985, this book focuses on British psychiatric policies, particularly in the 1920s, and 1950s when the main legislation concerning mental illness was passed. It approaches policy primarily as the outcome of the relationship between politicians’ attitudes and those of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry

  • Psychiatry in the British Army in the Second World War book cover

    Psychiatry in the British Army in the Second World War

    By Robert H. Ahrenfeldt

    Originally published in 1958, this account of the work of psychiatrists in the British Army during the Second World War is based on the study of all available documents, published and unpublished, as well as on the author’s first-hand experience of the clinical and administrative aspects of Army…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychiatry

  • The History and Evolution of Psychology: A Philosophical and Biological Perspective book cover

    The History and Evolution of Psychology

    A Philosophical and Biological Perspective

    By Brian D. Cox

    This book discusses key figures in history in the context of their time, takes students on a carefully-formulated, chronological journey through the build-up of psychology from ancient times to the present, and seeks to draw students into the way science is done, rather than merely presenting them…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • History and Psychoanalysis since 1945: After Catastrophe book cover

    History and Psychoanalysis since 1945

    After Catastrophe

    Edited by Michal Shapira

    The Second World War elevated psychoanalysis to a new social and political role in Europe and the US as well as in postcolonial societies. Under the shock of bombing and evacuation and mass killings of civilians, state officials, journalists, educationalists, radio broadcasters and others turned to…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Working Memories: Postmen, Divers and the Cognitive Revolution book cover

    Working Memories

    Postmen, Divers and the Cognitive Revolution

    By Alan Baddeley

    Technological developments during the Second World War, led to an approach that linked ideas from computer science to neuroscience, linguistics, philosophy and psychology, known today as the Cognitive Revolution. Leaving behind traditional behaviourist approaches popular at the time, psychology…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge

  • The Challenges of Cultural Psychology: Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities book cover

    The Challenges of Cultural Psychology

    Historical Legacies and Future Responsibilities

    Edited by Gordana Jovanović, Lars Allolio-Näcke, Carl Ratner

    This book considers cultural psychology from historical, theoretical, and epistemological perspectives, building an understanding of cultural psychology as a human science and moving beyond the nature-culture dichotomy. The unique collection of chapters seeks to advance the field of cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology book cover

    Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology

    By Various

    Neuropsychology is the study of the relationship between behaviour, emotion, and cognition on the one hand, and brain function on the other. Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology (12 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between 1981 and 1993, covering a variety of areas within…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Neuropsychology

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