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Against psychohistory / Michael Parenti ; produced by Blair Zarubick.

Program Title:
Against psychohistory / Michael Parenti ; produced by Blair Zarubick.
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PRA Archive #: 
KZ1632.05
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Professor Michael Parenti examines psychohistorians, who reduce historical phenomena to psychological motivations from the early life of leaders. He criticizes the work of several psychohistorians: Howard Laswell, Bruno Bettelheim, Louis Foyer, Victor Wolfenstein, and J.D. Barber. Their works, he argues, depoliticizes political reality in a politically selected way, for personality traits can have multiple roots and by used to explain any event.|AGAINST PSYCHOHISTORY / Michael Parenti| produced by Blair Zarubick. SERIES: Real history| no. 5 Professor Michael Parenti examines the psychohistorians, who reduce historical phenomena to psychological motivations from the early life of leaders. He criticizes the work of several psychohistorians: Howard laswell, Bruno Bettelheim, Louis Foyer, Victor Wolfenstein, and J.D. Barber. Their works, he argues, depoliticizes political reality in a selected way, for personality traits can have multiple roots and be used to explain any event. BROADCAST: KPFK, 4 July 1990.

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KPFK, 4 July 1990.
Item duration: 
1 reel (29 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|29:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1990.
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