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Mind of the Nation : Völkerpsychologie in Germany 1851-1955 (Reprint) (Paperback) (Egbert Klautke)

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Völkerpsychologie played an important role in establishing the social sciences via the works of such scholars as Georg Simmel, Emile Durkheim, Ernest Renan, Franz Boas, and Werner Sombart. In Germany, the intellectual history of "folk psychology" was represented by Moritz Lazarus, Heymann Steinthal, Wilhelm Wundt and Willy Hellpach. This book follows the invention of the discipline in the nineteenth century, its rise around the turn of the century and its ultimate demise after the Second World War. In addition, it shows that despite the repudiation of "folk psychology" and its failed institutionalization, the discipline remains relevant as a precursor of contemporary studies of "national identity."

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 188
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Europe / Germany, Modern / 20th Century, Modern / 19th Century
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Author: Egbert Klautke
Language: English
Street Date: June 30, 2016
TCIN: 51369481
UPC: 9781785332005
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-8598
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