The Journal of Psychohistory

The Journal of Psychohistory is an academic journal focusing on Psychohistory

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 1, Summer

A Global War or a Psychic War?
A Global War or a Psychic War? Reza Asian, How to Win a Cosmic War: God, Globalization and the End of War on Terror. New York: Random House, 2007. $26.00.Asian is saying in this book that a cosmic war is a religious war, a battle not between armies and...
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Connecting the Dots of the G.O.P.-The Grand Old Psychopathology
Connecting the Dots of the G. O. P-The Grand Old Psychopathology Max Blumenthal, Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party. New York: Nation Books, 2009. $25.00.It is rare for a journalist to draw upon psychology to analyze contemporary...
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Dwight D. Eisenhower: The Call of Duty and the Love of Applause
David Dwight Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890 to Ida and David Eisenhower in Denison, Texas. The family lived in Denison briefly after their general store in Abilene, Kansas, had gone bankrupt but then returned to Abilene when young David was...
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Patriarchal Families and National Wars
"Let me have a war, say I: It exceeds peace as far as day does night. "- William Shakespeare, CoriolanusThe evolution of the family from the medieval Killer Mother-dominated gynarchy to the Punishing Patriarchal-dominated nuclear family took place during...
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Saving Boys from the Church: A Thematic Survey and A Personal Odyssey
An integral part of the history of children is the history of their institutional care. The ancients practiced infanticide outright or in its more moderate forms of exposure with impunity. At risk children who lost parents were protected in Roman times...
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The Coming Reality of Genocidal Terrorism
The Coming Reality of Genocidal Terrorism Philip Bobbi«, Tenor and Consent: The Wars for the Twenty-First Century. New York: Anchor Books, 2009.Columbia University Professor Philip Bobbitt is author of the splendid 2003 book The Shield of Achilles: War,...
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The Unreality Principle and Deregulation: A Psychocultural Exploration
In large measure, the recent economic crisis is a crisis of how we Americans think of ourselves and of economic decision-making. Popular as well as official thought has long contended that economic policy and market behavior are rational, based on enlightened...
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