The Freud revolution

Fullinwider, S.
April 1992
History Today;Apr92, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p23
Analyzes how the nineteenth-century values of sexless `respectability' were challenged by the ambiguities stirred up by psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud's delving into the unconscious. How Dr. W.C. Taylor's 1871 `A Physician's Counsels to Women in Health and Disease' conceived pregnancy and menstruation; The influence of the Protestant Reformation and the Puritan religion; The 1914 book `The Objector,' by Gustav Sack; Freud's notion of the unconscious; More.


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