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Revolution in Mind The Creation of Psychoanalysis

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ISBN-10: 0061346616

ISBN-13: 9780061346613

Edition: N/A

Authors: George Makari

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A masterful history of one of the most important movements of our time, Revolution in Mind is a brilliant, engaging, and radically new work-the first ever to fully account for the making of psychoanalysis. In a sweeping narrative, George Makari demonstrates how a new way of thinking about inner life coalesced and won followers who spread this body of thought throughout the West. Along the way he introduces the reader to a fascinating array of characters, many of whom have been long ignored or forgotten. Amid great ferment, Sigmund Freud emerged as a creative, interdisciplinary thinker who devised a riveting new theory of the mind that attracted acolytes from the very fields the Viennese…    
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Book details

List price: $32.50
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

George Makari is director of Cornell's Institute for the History of Psychiatry, associate professor of psychiatry at Weill Medical College, adjunct associate professor at Rockefeller University, and a faculty member of Columbia University's Psychoanalytic Center. His writings on the history of psychoanalysis have won numerous awards. He lives in New York City

Prologue
Making Freudian Theory
A Mind for Science
City of Mirrors, City of Dreams
The Unhappy Marriage of Psyche and Eros
Making the Freudians
Vienna
Zurich
Freudians International
Integration/Disintegration
Making Psychoanalysis
Everything May Perish
Searching for a New Center
A New Psychoanalysis
The Psycho-Politics of Freedom
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations for Frequently Cited Sources
Notes
Permissions
Illustration Credits
Index