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Our selves/our past : psychological approaches to American history / edited by Robert J. Brugger.


Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0801222229, 080182382X, 9780801823121, 0801823129, 9780801823824

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Other Authors Brugger, Robert J.
Subjects Civilization -- Psychological aspects.
États-Unis -- Civilisation -- Aspect psychologique.
Psychogeschiedenis.
Psychohistoire.
Psychohistory.
USA.
United States -- Civilization -- Psychological aspects.
United States.
Description xiii, 416 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-414).
Contents Introduction: The house of many gables / Robert J. Brugger -- 1. Joseph and his brothers: A story of the Putnam family / Paul Boyer and Stephen Nissenbaum -- 2. Jonathan Edwards as great man: Identity, conversion, and leadership in the Great Awakening / Richard L. Bushman -- 3. The American Revolution: The ideology and psychology of national liberation / Edwin G. Burrows and Michael Wallace -- 4. Politics and personality: Loyalists and revolutionaries in New York / N.E.H. Hull, Peter C. Hoffer, and Steven L. Allen -- 5. Thomas Jefferson: Self and society / Winthrop D. Jordan -- 6. Slavery and personality / Stanley M. Elkins -- 7. Control, sexual attitudes, self-mastery, and civilization: Abolitionists and the erotic South / Ronald G. Walters -- 8. Abraham Lincoln and the melodrama of the house divided / George B. Forgie -- 9. The hysterical woman: Sex roles and role conflict in nineteenth-century America / Carroll Smith-Rosenberg -- 10. The use and abuse of illness in the James family circle: A view of neurasthenia as a social phenomenon / Howard M. Feinstein -- 11. Personality and cultural history in the novel: Two American examples / Cushing Strout -- 12. Were populists irrational? / James M. Youngdale -- 13. Why America loved Teddy Roosevelt: Or, charisma is in the eyes of the beholders / Kathleen Dalton -- 14. Oedipus and America: Historical perspectives on the reception of psychoanalysis in the United States / John Demos -- 15. Nothing to fear: Notes on the life of Eleanor Roosevelt / Joan M. Erikson -- 16. Toward a psychohistorical inquiry: The "real" Richard Nixon / Bruce Mazlish -- 17. America's new survivors: The image of My Lai / Robert Jay Lifton -- 18. The narcissistic personality of our time / Christopher Lasch.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6917584
(OCoLC)ocm06917584
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat

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