Freud's Vienna and Other Essays (Paperback)

By Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage Books USA, 9780679731887, 308pp.

Publication Date: January 19, 1991

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Description

From one of history's most famous child psychologists comes a collection of wide-ranging essays in which he reflects on the people, events, and cultural influences that shaped him and his work.

"Combining humanistic wisdom and clinical insight, the volume reflects eminent psychoanalyst Bettelheim's concerns as both child therapist and Holocaust survivor."--Publishers Weekly


About the Author

Bruno Bettelheim was born in Vienna in 1903. He received his doctorate at the University of Vienna and came to America in 1939, after a year in the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald. He was a distinguished professor of education and professor of both psychology and psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He died in 1990.
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