History and Psyche

Culture, Psychoanalysis, and the Past
Author(s): 
Alexander, Sally
Author(s): 
Taylor, Barbara
ISBN: 
9780230113855
Date published: 
December 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£17.99

From Freud onward, psychoanalytic thinkers have looked to history for insights into the human mind, while historians have been much more ambivalent about the value of psychoanalysis. The interdisciplinary contributions gathered here offer an invaluable survey of this complex and contested field.