The Journal of Psychohistory

The Journal of Psychohistory is an academic journal focusing on Psychohistory

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 2, Fall

A Comparative Psychohistory of McCain and Obama
INTRODUCTIONThough there are lots of similarities between McCain and Obama clearly the dissimilarities predominate. Advocates of Obama see him as being the bright young hope of America who has mobilized the youth and those formerly outside the political...
A Schizophrenic Yet Very Useful Monograph on Infanticide
A Schizophrenic Yet Very Useful Monograph on Infanticide Larry S. Milner, Hardness of Heart, Hardness of Life: The Stain of Human Infanticide. Lanham, N.Y., Oxford: University Press of America, 2000, 623 pp.When I first discovered Lloyd deMause's writings...
Childhood in World History
Peter N. Stearns, Childhood in World History. New York: Routledge, 2006.Reviewed by Lloyd deMauseDuring the past 35 years since I published The History of Childhood, psychohistorians including myself have published over 200 books and articles (mainly...
Obama for Change or McCain for Continuity
Group-fantasies that are shared by residents of the United States connect the voters with the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees. Some of these group-fantasies support Obama; others support McCain. Differential group-fantasies are shared...
Switzerland: Childrearing Aimed at National Consent
Switzerland cannot be considered as a "nation" in the usual significance of the word. Made of three different linguistic areas and of twenty-three cantons united in the Swiss Confederacy, it is shaped with local traditions to which its inhabitants remain...
The Dream-Life of Hillary Clinton
Through the fall of 2007 when Hillary Clinton enjoyed 20% leads over her rivals, she projected such a confident aura that in many minds the notion was planted that here was a princess awaiting her coronation. There was about her an almost majestic sense...
The Naked Brain: How the Emerging Neurosociety Is Changing How We Live, Work, and Love
Richard Restak, The Naked Brain: How the Emerging Neurosociety is Changing How We Live, Work, and Love. New York: Harmony Books, 2006.Reviewed by Lloyd deMauseThe revolution in neuroimaging techniques in the past two decades has produced such a new understanding...