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psychohistory

the application of ‘psychoanalytic forms of understanding to the study of history’ (I. Craib, 1989). An exemplification of the approach is the work of E. Erikson (Life History and the Historical Moment, 1975).
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But in one of his most referenced studies, "The Psychohistorical Origins of the Nazi Youth Cohort," he writes: "-the relationship between the period from 1914 to 1920 and the rise and triumph of National Socialism from 1929 to 1935 is specifically generational.
In Forward the Foundation (1993), he hopes that "there is some sort of psychohistorical solution to the problem of human bigotry" (153), but he never finds one.
This, along with its explicitly psychohistorical sympathies and rather sweeping dismissal of current scholarship on Victorian colonial culture, may concern some readers.
(2006).The psychohistorical approach in family counseling with Mestizo/Latino immigrants: A continuum and synergy of worldviews.
Written primarily for naval historians and military buffs, this volume uses a "psychohistorical" approach to examine the captains' belligerence toward the enemy, the Continental Congress, the Marine Committee and each other.
The tendency not to lean too heavily on anyone else's theory of Jewish self-hatred has no doubt helped a fairly small discussion produce a wide range of interpretive strategies: social psychological (Lewin), psychoanalytic (Gay), psychohistorical (Loewenberg), intellectual historical (Hellige), "tropological" (Gilman), and cultural historical (Endelman and Volkov).
According to Igor" Smirnov's "psychohistorical" analysis, male Symbolist authors (as well as female ones) experienced a number of hysterical symptoms, which in (post-)Freudian theories are typical for women.
Empathic childrearing and the adult construction of childhood: A psychohistorical look.
It implies that the psychic effects of war and train wrecks are best understood not in their psychohistorical specificity, but as local reprisals of a transhistorical, universal effort to master an event that disturbs our prior "quiescence"--an event that, phylogenically speaking, is nothing less than the traumatic inauguration into life of inorganic matter.
The 1970s also saw psychohistorical approaches to the history of childhood, for which Aries's discussion of sexual games played with children and developing notions of privacy paved the way.
Applying psychohistorical analysis to biographies of world-class leaders, Gardner and Cleavenger (1998) empirically associated exemplification with perceptions of transformational and effective leadership among world class leaders.
(271.) MENACHEM BRAYER, THE JEWISH WOMAN IN RABBINIC LITERATURE--A PSYCHOHISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE 150 (1986).