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  • The Gender Vendorsby A. L. Jones

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Among numerous ancient Western tropes about gender and procreation, "the seed and the soil" is arguably the oldest, most potent, and most invisible in its apparent naturalness. In Gender Vendors: Sex and Lies from Abraham to Freud, Al Jones de-naturalizes the proto-theory of ?seed-and-soil? procreation and deconstructs its contemporary legacy.... more...

  • Andy Warhol Was a Hoarderby Claudia Kalb

    National Geographic Society 2016; US$ 24.00

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  • Becoming a Profession (Psychology Revivals)by Diane Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    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 in 1991 Becoming a Profession is the first comprehensive history of art therapists in Britain and of their struggle for professional... more...

  • History and Philosophy of Psychologyby Man Cheung Chung; Michael E. Hyland

    Wiley 2011; US$ 53.95

    History and Philosophy of Psychology is a lively introduction to the historical development of psychology. Its distinct inclusion of ideas from both Eastern and Western philosophies offers students a uniquely broad view of human psychology. Whilst covering all the major landmarks in the history of psychology, the text also provides students with... more...

  • Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychologyby Noel Sheehy; Alexandra Forsythe

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 36.95

    Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought and work of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology. It features accessibly written and fully cross-referenced entries on such figures as: Sigmund Freud, Noam Chomsky, Carl Jung, Ivan Pavlov, Jean Piaget, Anne Anastasi, Konrad Lorenz, Hans... more...

  • Psychology at the Turn of the Millennium, Volume 2by Lars Backman; Claes von Hofsten

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 255.00

    These two volumes represent the cutting edge of contemporary theory and research in psychological science. Based on the keynote and state-of-the-art lectures from the 27th International Congress of Psychology, the volumes feature a collection of chapters written by international leaders in psychological scholarship. The chapters reflect the diversity... more...

  • Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)by Kenneth Gergen; Mary Gergen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in various ways as life unfolds. Originally published in 1984,... more...

  • Shrinksby Jeffrey A. Lieberman; Ogi Ogas

    Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available

    The fascinating story of psychiatry's origins, demise, and redemption, by the former President of the American Psychiatric Association. Psychiatry has come a long way since the days of chaining "lunatics" in cold cells and parading them as freakish marvels before a gaping public. But, as Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, reveals in his extraordinary and... more...

  • The Life Cycle of Psychological Ideasby Thomas C. Dalton; Rand B. Evans

    Springer 2003; US$ 169.00

    This book focuses on what other volumes have only touched on, that is the factors that contribute to the rise of certain persons and ideas in the field of psychology. Bringing together noted experts in the field, it describes the process of intellectual reconstructions that determines how we view historical events, and why some ideas die only to be... more...

  • Freudby Peter D. Kramer

    HarperCollins 2006; US$ 10.99

    Often referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis," Sigmund Freud championed the "talking cure" and charted the human unconscious. But though Freud compared himself to Copernicus and Darwin, his history as a physician is problematic. Historians have determined that Freud often misrepresented the course and outcome of his treatments—so that the... more...