The Journal of Psychohistory

The Journal of Psychohistory is an academic journal focusing on Psychohistory

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 3, Winter

Economy and Psychology: A Montage in Trouble
The American dream of a stable marriage, financial security, and upward mobility for our children is dying. The American reality in which each generation surpasses the previous generation in real wages, as well as the dream of an intact family, a steady...
Putin and Medvedev: Double Leadership in Russia
Of course, I am just such a little boy as you are, only not a novice. And what have Russian boys been doing up till now, some of them, I mean.- Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (1880/1912)LET US BOTH LEAD YOUEver since Vladimir Putin chose his...
The Authoritarian Personality Is Back
The Authoritarian Personality is Back Authoritarianism and Polarization in American Politics, by Marc J. Hetherington and Jonathan D. Weiler. Cambridge University Press: 2009.Hetherington and Weiler's book is a recent contribution to the vast literature...
The Psychohistorical Roots of the American "Tea Party" Movement
The American Tea Party Movement consists of a loose confederation of individuals, ideas and beliefs which is united by its passionate resistance to governmental taxation and regulation. To the degree that it has a coherent ideology, "Tea Bagger'" beliefs...
U.S. Annihilation Anxieties and the Search for Enemies
The doom of a nation can be averted only by a storm of flowing passion, but only those that are passionate themselves can arouse passion in others.-Adolf HitlerOn September U1 2001, America felt its vulnerability even to threats that gather on the other...