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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): 45–74.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Mariano Ben Plotkin Copyright 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 S ince the 1960s, psychoanalysis has had a deep impact on Argentine culture, particularly in Buenos Aires. Foreigners visiting the city are surprised by Porteños’ use of psychoanalytic terms in everyday conversation. From...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Jonathan D. Ablard In addition to tracing the labyrinthine paths of its acceptance, Plotkin explains the growing enthusiasm of porteños for psychoanalysis. First, it was seen as a scientific method of dealing with a multiplicity of social problems, from psychosis in the asylums to the ordinary...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (4): 762–763.
Published: 01 November 2004
..., $22.95 . Copyright 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Argentina, this volume claims, is the “world capital of psychoanalysis” (p. 2). More than a therapeutic approach, psychoanalysis represents a “filter of intelligibility” for contemporary Argentines, a framework for understanding culture...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1993) 73 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of Argentine analysts focusing on small-group dynamics is the best part of the book, indeed its signal contribution to the general literature of the history of psychoanalysis. From a small group of friends, the psychoanalytic circle widened first to include wives, then relatives. The estrangement...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2007) 87 (1): 77–110.
Published: 01 February 2007
... to this group, the Jews both epitomized a collective neurosis and also plotted to gain control of the country by spreading this disease. Within this plot, Freudian psychoanalysis was both a means and an end. Did these nationalists perceive the early but developing influence of Freudian thought in Buenos Aires...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2000) 80 (1): 160–161.
Published: 01 February 2000
... psychoanalysis has become a central component of the culture of some South American countries, especially Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, and, to a lesser extent, Chile. However, the enormous diffusion of Freudism (and, more recently, Lacanism) in those countries has been largely ignored by North American students...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2023) 103 (3): 583–585.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., and the scale of urban intervention entailed. From a decolonial, interdisciplinary, and transnational perspective, León explores the intersections between architecture, art, literature, visual culture, and psychoanalysis. Bonet represents the tension between modernist architecture as avant-garde...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2018) 98 (4): 736–738.
Published: 01 November 2018
... ethnic origins in a racist society and was (and still is) considered as the main modernizer of Brazilian psychiatry. He introduced in Brazil the ideas of Emil Kraepelin and, more significantly, of Sigmund Freud. As Meyer argues (perhaps with some exaggeration), psychoanalysis would play an important role...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1975) 55 (4): 760–765.
Published: 01 November 1975
... more suggestive is Hall’s observation that Italian immigrants, in Brazil as well as in Argentina, far from changing “essential structures of power,” probably reinforced them. Last but certainly not least, Margaret Todaro Williams’s “Psychoanalysis and History” presents a case for psychoanalysis...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (1): viii.
Published: 01 February 1997
... is titled “Politics, Culture, and the Massive Diffusion of Psychoanalysis in Latin America: The Case of Buenos Aires (1910-1983).” ...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1978) 58 (1): 171–172.
Published: 01 February 1978
... sections the writer asserts that Núñez skepticism and romantic spirit gave rise to an interest in the occult—mesmerism, telepathy, divination, and dream analysis. Amateur psychoanalysis permeates this work which is based on familiar published materials. The book emphasizes Núñez’ multifaceted character...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1963) 43 (2): 335.
Published: 01 May 1963
... of psychoanalysis, with data based on Sarmiento’s own works and on the writings left by those who knew him; these are then interpreted in the light of modern psychological study. The correction of the earlier edition and the addition of much new material in the present one, however, have not changed the author’s...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1980) 60 (3): 563.
Published: 01 August 1980
... presents an analysis of the personality factors involved in leader-follower interaction (over one-third of the book). In dealing with personality, the author, an anthropologist with training in psychoanalysis, uses an orthodox Freudian approach in which parental identification and unresolved Oedipal...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1977) 57 (2): 361–362.
Published: 01 May 1977
... of the relationship between Peru’s two most important corporate entities—the military and the APRA—as well as a fascinating psychoanalysis of APRA’s founder, Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre. The volume is so rich in data and provocative new interpretations (such as the secret pact between Oscar Benavides and Haya...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (3): 639.
Published: 01 August 1991
... to establish history of discourse as a new academic discipline. This new field of historical research draws its inspirations from many different sources, including the history of mentalities, psychoanalysis, linguistics, Louis Althusser, Roland Barthes, and especially Michel Foucault. As the title...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (2): 260–261.
Published: 01 May 1964
... (between reformers and reactionaries). The aspirations of the people which are national in concept eventually will triumph, he feels, over the hitherto dominating interests of the oligarchy which are primarily anti-national and selfish in their concept. The second essay is a psychoanalysis of Brazil...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1979) 59 (3): 528–529.
Published: 01 August 1979
... (indigenismo and hispanism), the Indian-creole-mestizo triad, race mixing and mestizaje, xenophobia (and Yankeephobia), machismo, Adlerian psychoanalysis and self-analysis, and above all, a philosophical approach to history. Thoroughly documented and well-written, Professor Schmidt’s book gives us...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1970) 50 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 February 1970
... the purpose for which it had been established. A satisfactory explanation of why this happened would necessitate an analysis (or psychoanalysis, one might say) of the Spanish character. Demerson charitably refrains from this; he writes as a historian, not as an anthropologist or psychologist. But while...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (4): 607–608.
Published: 01 November 1992
... by Efraín Trelles on Peru provide the historical background for the last four papers, which attempt to discuss modernity in Latin America and Peru. Gonzalo Portocarrero writes about psychoanalysis in a Lima pueblo joven . Carlos Franco suggests that rural-urban migration in the second half of the twentieth...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1994) 74 (3): 502–503.
Published: 01 August 1994
..., although not to the extent that Moreau depicts. His pages on Carib society bring much new description. Benítez-Rojo’s book is an interpretation of Caribbean history in terms of the Postmodern literary approach, deconstruction, chaos theory, and Freudian psychoanalysis. After sketching the Spanish...