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Major Works: History of Psychology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 29 new and published major works in the subject of History of Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. An Introduction to Social Psychology

    By William McDougall

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    On its first publication in 1908 this pioneer book received immediate acclaim and was thought to have probably done more than any other single publication to stimulate study of the foundations of social behaviour. Professor McDougall was the most powerful advocate of an idealistic outlook on human...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Psycho-Analysis and Social Psychology

    By William McDougall

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    From the Preface: ‘In these few lectures delivered in the University of London (May 1935) I have returned to the always interesting, but generally quite futile, task of criticizing the teachings of Professor Sigmund Freud and his school. On the present occasion my criticisms are made with ruthless...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Psychology

    The Study of Human Interaction

    By Theodore M. Newcomb, Ralph H. Turner, Philip E. Converse

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Combining the efforts of sociologists and psychologists, this work, originally published in 1952 and revised in 1966, embraces these two disciplines to show how social-psychological problems must be viewed in individual as well as general terms. Human interaction is, therefore, the main theme of...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Charles W. Valentine (1879-1964) is an important figure in the history of educational psychology. Leaving school at 17 to become a teacher, he continued to study at the same time, gaining degrees from London, Cambridge and St. Andrews. He was professor of education at the University of Birmingham...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Difficult Child and the Problem of Discipline

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1940, this book was addressed to students of the psychology of childhood and to parents and teachers who were trying to get from psychology some light on problems of discipline and of the difficult child. It includes critical discussions of some ideas which were gaining...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Psychology of Early Childhood

    A Study of Mental Development in the First Years of Life

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1942, this title attempted to trace, from their very earliest appearances after birth, all aspects of mental development in childhood up to the age of about 4 or 5. It is based largely on the author’s almost daily observations of his own five children, over a period of some...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Intelligence Tests for Children

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1945, this title was intended mainly for use by teachers wishing to test children from ages 2-8 in order to establish their intelligence. Based on feedback to the author, this revised edition also includes tests for children up to the age of 15. The tests were used to give a...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Psychology and Mental Health

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1948, this book deals, in a non-technical way, with such topics as Worry and Conflict; Repressions, Irritability and Complexes; Depression, Inferiority and Loneliness; Suggestion and Auto-Suggestion. Each topic is illustrated by reports of actual cases. A series of broadcast...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Psychology and its Bearing on Education

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    Originally published in 1950, the author after many years’ teaching of psychology, and previous school teaching experience, provided a book specially suitable for students in training colleges and university education departments, for teachers, youth leaders, and all concerned with the training of...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Parents and Children

    A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

    By C.W. Valentine

    Series: Collected Works of C.W. Valentine

    By his wide influence as author and teacher C.W. Valentine had established himself as a leading authority in this country on child psychology applied to early training. Originally published in 1953, this was a book for parents who need help and advice in bringing up their children and who were...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015
  2. The Human Hand
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015
  3. A Psychology of Gesture
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015
  4. The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015
  5. On the Way to Myself: Communications to a Friend
    By Charlotte Wolff
    To Be Published August 25th 2015

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