Books in category Psychology – History

  • In Freud s Shadow

    In Freud’s Shadow
    Paul E. Stepansky

    In its detailed, interpretive reconsideration of Adler's involvement with Freud and psychoanalysis, In Freud's Shadow constitutes a seminal contribution to our historical understanding of the early psychoanalytic movement.

  • Handbook of the History of Social Psychology

    Handbook of the History of Social Psychology
    Arie W. Kruglanski, Wolfgang Stroebe

    "This is the first ever handbook to comprehensively cover the historical development of the field of social psychology, including the main overarching approaches and all the major individual topics.

  • Instinct Environment and Behaviour Psychology Revivals

    Instinct, Environment and Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)
    Stephen Lea

    Originally published in 1984, this book provides a basic introduction to biological theories about behaviour, from the classic ethological tradition of Lorenz and Tinbergen to the later sociobiological approach.

  • Masters of Bedlam

    Masters of Bedlam
    Andrew Scull, Charlotte MacKenzie, Nicholas Hervey

    These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

  • Putting Psychology in Its Place

    Putting Psychology in Its Place
    Graham Richards

    Graham Richards gives historical perspective to key issues in contemporary psychology such as psychology and women and psychology and race as well as more traditional topics like behaviourism and Gestalt psychology.

  • Manic Minds

    Manic Minds
    Lisa M. Hermsen

    Spanning several centuries, Manic Minds traces the multiple ways in which the word "mania" has been used by popular, medical, and academic writers.

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport
    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 …

  • Psychology in Social Context

    Psychology in Social Context
    Philip John Tyson, Dai Jones, Jonathan Elcock

    Taking a distinctive approach to addressing issues in psychology, this thought-provoking text considers a variety of historical controversies in psychology and the ways in which the discipline is embedded within particular socio-historical …

  • Finding Jung

    Finding Jung
    Frank N. McMillan

    This is a story that sheds light on the inner workings of the self as well as the Jungian understanding of the Self.

  • A Guided Science

    A Guided Science
    Jaan Valsiner

    Jaan Valsiner fills in the wide background of scholarship on the history of science, the recent focus on social studies of sciences, and the cultural and cognitive analyses of knowledge making.

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