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The Geography of Meanings : Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Place, Space, Land, and Dislocation
Hooke, Maria T.S. and Salman Akhtar (Eds)
International Psychoanalytic Association / Softcover / 2007-01-01 / 1905888031
Psychoanalysis
price: $61.50 (may be subject to change)
256 pages
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This book is a multi-faceted attempt to understand the psychological mysteries of land, space, native cultures, changing eras, and geographical dislocation. It shows us that many remote and seemingly peaceful areas of the world have their own dark and silent pasts in which their original inhabitants were often brutally wiped out. Weaving history, geography, myth, philosophy, and psychoanalysis together, this book tries to understand why such atrocities were committed, how those subjected to these 'crimes' might have perceived them, and what are the long-term, trans-generational consequences of these historical events. -- Alessandra Piontelli

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Salman Akhtar, Bain Attwood, Kate Grenville, Craig San Roque, Eve Steel, James Telfer, Maria Teresa Savio Hooke, Nicholas A. Twemlow, Stuart W. Twemlow, Thomas Wolman.

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