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Author Rolnik, Eran J.

Title Freud in Zion : psychoanalysis and the making of modern Jewish identity / Eran J. Rolnik
Published London : Karnac Books, 2012


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 MELB  150.1952 Freud Rol/Fiz  AVAILABLE
Description xxxv, 252 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Series History of psychoanalysis series
History of psychoanalysis series.
Contents The Freudians and the "new man" of the Zionist revolution -- Psychoanalytic pioneers and their discontents -- We've lost Berlin -- Migration and interpretation -- Homegrown psychoanalysis -- A psychoanalytic midrash -- Dynamite in the house
Summary Freud in Zion tells the story of psychoanalysis coming to Jewish Palestine/Israel. In this ground-breaking study psychoanalyst and historian Eran Rolnik explores the encounter between psychoanalysis, Judaism, Modern Hebrew culture and the Zionist revolution in a unique political and cultural context of war, immigration, ethnic tensions, colonial rule and nation building. Based on hundreds of hitherto unpublished documents, including many unpublished letters by Freud, this book integrates intellectual and social history to offer a moving and persuasive account of how psychoanalysis permeated pop
Notes "First published in Hebrew in 2007 by Am Oved Books, Tel Aviv, Israel" -- t. p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939.
Psychoanalysis -- Israel -- History.
Judaism and psychoanalysis -- Israel.
Zionism -- History -- 20th century.
Psychoanalysis -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Israel -- Civilization.
Israel -- History.
ISBN 9781780490533 (paperback)
1780490534 (paperback)
Other Titles ʻOśe ha-nefashot. English