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Major Works: History of Psychology

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 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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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. Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Charles Baudouin (1893-1963) was a French psychoanalyst. Born in Nancy, a town that played a significant role in the history of psychoanalysis, he was a contemporary of Freud, Jung and Adler. After receiving his degree in philosophy, he moved to Geneva where his early work and first book focused on...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Suggestion and Autosuggestion

    A Psychological and Pedagogical Study Based Upon the Investigations Made by the New Nancy School

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    This title, originally published in 1920, second edition in 1924, has been largely forgotten in the history of hypnosis. Charles Baudouin’s first book, it is an important account of the early theories of the New Nancy School, widely recognised as the founding school of modern day hypnosis. The...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Studies in Psychoanalysis

    An Account of Twenty-Seven Concrete Cases Preceded by a Theoretical Exposition

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1922, this title was intended for the expert and for the general reader. The original blurb states: "As far as the general reader is concerned, there does not yet exist a volume which gives a straightforward and thoroughly comprehensible explanation of the leading methods...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Studies

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is divided into four parts, each looking at contemporary issues. Beginning with ‘The Liberators of the Mind’, the author discusses important thinkers of the time, such as Tolstoy and Nietzsche. The second part looks at ‘The War and the Peace’, which...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Psychoanalysis and Aesthetics

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1924, this title is substantially a continuation of Baudouin’s earlier work Studies in Psychoanalysis, being an application of psychoanalysis to the theory of aesthetics, as illustrated by a detailed study of the works of the Belgian poet Emile Verhaeren. The ‘...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Mind of the Child

    A Psychoanalytical Study

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    Originally published in 1933, the author’s ambition was to depict the child's mind as revealed to us by psychoanalysis. It was not intended to teach the technique of psychoanalysis as applied to children nor to formulate a methodology of education. The author starts by defining the concepts of...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Myth of Modernity

    By Charles Baudouin

    Series: Collected Works of Charles Baudouin

    First published in 1950, this is a late work by Charles Baudouin, world-famous French psychologist, and takes its title from the opening chapter which examines the transformation of the myth of Progress, characteristic of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, into the myth of Modernity,...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Emotion (or affect) is a cross-disciplinary subject in psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Emotion makes available again twelve previously out-of-print titles that were originally published between 1976 and 1999, either as a set or as individual volumes, in your choice...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    By Various

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Memory is one of the core areas of academic research in cognitive psychology. Psychology Library Editions: Memory brings together a series of previously out-of-print titles, available as a 27-volume set or as individual volumes. The authors come from diverse backgrounds and many of...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Darwin and the Naked Lady

    Discursive Essays on Biology and Art

    By Alex Comfort

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: History & Philosophy of Science

    Originally published in 1961. The essays in this volume focus on the awareness of science and art, evolution and Freudian psychology. Besides the chapter on Darwin and Freud, the author discusses criticism, the fantasy element in drama and popular literature, the history of the novel, the...

    Published August 18th 2008 by Routledge