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Hysteria Beyond Freud by Sander L. Gilman, at al.

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Hysteria Beyond Freud
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Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0520080645
ISBN-13: 9780520080645
Number of pages: 478

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An absorbing, erudite reevaluation of the history of hysteria. The widely respected authors draw upon the insights of the new social and cultural history, rather than Freudian psychoanalysis, to examine the ways in which hysteria has been conceived by doctors and patients, writers and artists, in Europe and North America, from antiquity to the early years of the twentieth century.

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