Encountering America

humanistic psychology, sixties culture, and the shaping of the modern self
  • 412 Pages
  • 3.26 MB
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  • English
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Harper Perennial , New York
Social life and customs, Civilization, Humanistic psych
StatementJessica Grogan
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 412 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27142138M
ISBN 100061834769
ISBN 139780061834769
OCLC/WorldCa810946108

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In Encountering America, cultural historian Jessica Grogan reveals how these ideas stormed the barricades of our culture through the humanistic psychology movement—the work of a handful of maverick psychologists who revolutionized American culture in the s and '70s.

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In her clear and insightful book Encountering America: Humanistic Psychology, Sixties Culture & the Shaping of the Modern Self, American history and psychology professor Jessica Grogan examines in detail a revolutionary movement in psychology — championed by Abraham Maslow, Carl Rogers, Rollo May, Gordon Allport, and others — that developed.

In Encountering America, cultural historian Jessica Grogan reveals how these ideas stormed the barricades of our culture through the humanistic psychology movement--the work of a handful of maverick psychologists who revolutionized American culture in the s and '70s.

Profiling thought leaders including Abraham Maslow, Rollo May, and Timothy. Encountering America: humanistic psychology, sixties culture, & the shaping of the modern self / Jessica Grogan. Format Book Edition 1st ed. Published New York: Harper Perennial, c Description xv, p. ; 21 cm.

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Encountering the Book of Psalms A Literary and Theological Introduction å C. Hassell Bullock Bullock/ Page3 Thursday,September20, AM. Buy This Book in Print. summary. America is famously known as a nation of immigrants.

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(It is one of the few books I have read in which the author’s name is twice as long as book’s title.). Diana L. Eck (born in Bozeman, Montana) is a scholar of religious studies who is Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University, as well as a former faculty dean of Lowell House and the Director of The Pluralism Project at Harvard.

Among other works, she is the author of Banaras, City of Light, Darsan: Seeing the Divine Image in India, Alma mater: Harvard University.

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Arturo Escobar (born ) is a Colombian-American anthropologist and the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. His academic research interests include political ecology, anthropology of development, social movements, anti-globalization movements, and postdevelopment : (age 66–67), Manizales, Colombia.

Encountering the Book of Psalms begins by examining literary and hermeneutical dimensions. Bullock discusses the nature, structure, and authorship of the Psalter and provides readers with specific principles for interpretation.

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How did the postwar discourse on development actually create the so-called Third World. And what will happen when development. Book Review: Encountering America: Humanistic Psychology, Sixties Culture, & the Shaping of the Modern Self.Encountering Development: The Making and Unmaking of the Third World (Princeton Studies in Culture/Power/History series) by Arturo Escobar.

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de la Nation Oneida." (Aquatint) Crevecoeur is most famous for his Letters of an American Farmer, a picture of life in America on the verge of the Revolution. After the war he returned to the United States and became French consul at New York, and later traveled among the Iroquois in western New.