History and Psyche

Culture, Psychoanalysis, and the Past

  • Editors
  • Sally Alexander
  • Barbara Taylor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Sally Alexander, Barbara Taylor
      Pages 1-10
  3. Freud, Freudianism, and History

  4. Psychoanalytic Pasts

  5. Psychoanalysis and Historical Subjectivities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Barbara Taylor
      Pages 195-210
    3. Adam Phillips
      Pages 211-217
    4. Luisa Passerini
      Pages 305-324
    5. Peter Burke
      Pages 325-332
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 333-347

About this book


Today, a widening range of historical phenomena are being examined through the psychoanalytic lens, while the psychoanalytic tradition itself is coming in for unprecedented historical scrutiny. This collection of essays showcases the innovative, and sometimes contentious, encounters between psychoanalysis and history.


Britain democracy Europe history Martin Luther memory psyche psychoanalysis psychology psychotherapy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-230-11385-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-09242-7
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