Description - The Transnational Unconscious by Joy Damousi
This collection of essays approaches the history of psychoanalysis from a transnational perspective, emphasizing the flows of people, ideas and institution across cultures and nations, and examining the factors that contributed to turn psychoanalysis into one of the systems of beliefs that defined the Twentieth century.
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Author Biography - Joy Damousi
JOY DAMOUSI is Profesor of History and Head of the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She has published widely in the fields of feminist history, women's history, labour history and Australian cultural and intellectual history. Her recent publications include the prize-winning Freud in the Antipodes: A cultural history of psychoanalysis in Australia. MARIANO PLOTKIN is a member of the National Council of Scientific and Technological Research (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, Argentina) and researcher at the Instituto de Desarrollo Economico y Social. He is also a professor at the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (Buenos Aires). His books include Manana es San Peron (1994; English edition by Scholarly Resources, 2003) and Freud in the Pampas (Stanford 2001; Spanish edition 2003). He also edited several volumes on topics related to the history of psychoanalysis and of social sciences.