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Civilization and its discontents

Author: Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [1962, ©1961]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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Originally published in 1930, this book seeks to answer ultimate questions. What influences led to the creation of civilization? How did it come to be? What determines its course? In this classic work, Freud addresses the contest between aggression and eros, and speaks to issues of human creativity and fulfillment, the place of beauty in culture, and the effects of repression.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Freud; Sigmund Freud Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0393010678 9780393010671 0393096238 9780393096231
OCLC Number: 187758
Notes: Translation of Das Unbehagen in der Kultur.
Description: 109 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Unbehagen in der Kultur.
Responsibility: Newly translated from the German and edited by James Strachey.

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Originally published in 1930, this book seeks to answer ultimate questions. What influences led to the creation of civilization? How did it come to be? What determines its course? In this classic work, Freud addresses the contest between aggression and eros, and speaks to issues of human creativity and fulfillment, the place of beauty in culture, and the effects of repression.

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