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Major Works: Forthcoming History of Psychology

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  1. Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Charlotte Wolff (1897-1986) was born in Riesenburg, West Prussia (now Prabuty, Poland) into a middle-class Jewish family. She studied philosophy and then medicine at several German universities, completing her doctorate in Berlin in 1926. Working in various institutions over the next few years...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Human Hand

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1942, this book was very different from anything else written about the psychology of hands. The author had worked amongst apes and monkeys at the zoo, patients in what at the time were called ‘mental hospitals’, and amongst all manner of men, women and children. The results...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. A Psychology of Gesture

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1945, this title was a follow-up to the author’s previous book The Human Hand. This time she looks at the psychology of gesture and its relation to personality. The special place that a psychology of gesture merits is obvious. It permits a direct knowledge of personality...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1951, this title looks at the study of the hand in relation to psychological diagnosis. This was at the time a new branch of psychology and the author is keen to point out it must not be viewed as perfect or indeed complete. Practical experience and a deeper understanding of...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. On the Way to Myself

    Communications to a Friend

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Series: Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1969, Dr Charlotte Wolff was the author of three books of psychology: The Human Hand, A Psychology of Gesture and The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis. This book, though it contains much psychology, is not of the same scientific kind as these. It is an autobiography, but not...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Anxiety

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Anxiety

    Routledge Library Editions: Anxiety brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1980 and 1991. The set covers anxiety in adults and children, including both research and theory in the area and self-help techniques....

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

    To Be Published October 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Psycho-Analysis of the Nursery

    By Alice Balint

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

    Originally published in English in 1953, this title was first printed in Hungarian in 1931. Already translated into German, French and Spanish, Alice Balint (the first wife of Michael Balint) had intended to translate the title into English herself, but died suddenly at the beginning of the Second...

    To Be Published October 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Critical Examination of Psycho-Analysis

    By A. Wohlgemuth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

    Originally published in 1923, this title is a critical examination of Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis. A contemporary of Freud, the author sets out to evaluate his theories in a scientific manner, searching for evidence. The result is a rather scathing review of where this is lacking....

    To Be Published October 22nd 2015 by Routledge

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