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Maze, J. R. 1923-2008

Works: 9 works in 52 publications in 2 languages and 4,496 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Classification 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E748.I28, B
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Most widely held works by J. R Maze
Harold Ickes of the New Deal : his private life and public career by Graham J White( Book )
9 editions published in 1985 in English and German and held by 685 libraries worldwide
Very little has been written about Harold Ickes, one of the most important, complex, and colorful figures of the New Deal. By any standards his public career was remarkable. For thirteen turbulent years as Interior Secretary and as head of the Public Works Administration he was an uncommonly effective official and a widely acknowledged leader of liberal reform. As the foremost conservationist of his time, he saved millions of acres of land from decimation. He was matchless, too, as a fighter for just causes, and used his formidable talent for invective and his inexhaustible supply of moral fervor to flay representatives of prejudice and self-interest, whether in the cause of Negro rights or that of the common man against economic royalists. Despite a long and distinguished public life, Ickes is an enigma because of his inability to control his rage, to temper his public criticism, to respond objectively to situations. At the heart of his public and private life was constant moral outrage. This astute study by a historian and a psychologist probes the sources and consequences of Ickes' abnormal combativeness. White and Maze uncover the psychological imperatives and conscious ideals of Ickes' unknown private life that illuminate his public career. Some of the episodes include sadistic attacks by an elder brother; young Harold contemplating shooting his father; bitter and physical brawls with his imperious, wealthy, and previously married socialite wife, Anna Wilmarth Thompson of Chicago; and thoughts of suicide. Richard Polenberg calls this book "Superb [and] one of the most informative and interesting I have read on the New Deal. The story shows Ickes' weaknesses and flaws, but it puts them in context. The authors have not tried to explain everything Ickes ever did wholly in psychological terms, but the particular insights they bring to bear help present a rounded view of the man. The book is beautifully written
Henry A. Wallace : his search for a new world order by Graham J White( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Henry A. Wallace (1888-1965) remains one of the most puzzling figures of twentieth-century American politics. While serving as secretary of agriculture during the Great Depression, vice president from 1941 to 1945, and an advocate for accommodation with the Soviet Union as the Progressive Party's candidate for president in 1948, Wallace continued a spiritual odyssey that shaped his quest for world peace. In this interpretive biography, Graham White and John Maze explore Wallace's political career, his enigmatic personality, and the origins and development of his social, political, and religious thought, including his mystical beliefs. According to White and Maze, an eclectic spiritualism and its attendant social attitudes were central to Wallace's political goals and the course of his public life. In particular, the authors explore the central conflict between Wallace's empirical scientific thought, invaluable especially in his administration of the Department of Agriculture, and his fascination with mystical beliefs and theosophical doctrines concerning reincarnation and the perfectibility of human-kind through the workings of unseen spiritual forces. These contradictory world views influenced Wallace's political agenda as he worked for the elimination of inequity and greed through free trade, shared technological development, and international economic cooperation. Drawing extensively on Wallace's personal papers, his political diary, and his 5,000-page memoir, this study sheds new light not only on Wallace himself, but also on the Roosevelt administration in which he served and on the course of the cold war
The meaning of behaviour by J. R Maze( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Virginia Woolf : feminism, creativity, and the unconscious by J. R Maze( Book )
8 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Albert Camus : plague and terror, priest and atheist by J. R Maze( Book )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 libraries worldwide
This work provides a depth-psychological, analytic reading of all Albert Camus's imaginative literary works including his essays and reminiscences
Psychologies of mind : the collected papers of John Maze by J. R Maze( Book )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 libraries worldwide
John Maze was a giant among philosophers of psychology and this collection of his published work demonstrates that what is seemingly new in psychology is so often not new at all but frequently consists of ill-informed corruptions of earlier, discarded, misguided attempts. Their collection together is timely in the current, innovatory era of cross-disciplinary exploration and integration on the borderlands of psychology, where there is a visible danger that the welcome loosening of barriers to mutual communication also generates some 'wild' theorizing, familiar enough in the history of psychology itself. A corpus remarkable for its coherence, intellectual virtuosity and radicalism over 50 years, it speaks meaningfully to the wide range of psychological theory throughout its history up to the present day. Written with elegance and eloquence, the essays entail a thoroughgoing critical analysis of the most detrimental philosophical blunders of academic psychology in the 20th century, the relegation to history by the 20th century academy of some of the conceptually most promising lines of research, the cost that has been borne by the discipline of psychology, and the most promising future direction for our discipline
Plants, an evolutionary survey by Robert Francis Scagel( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Henry Wallace, Mr. progressive by Arnold Beichman( Article )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The logic of motivation by J. R Maze( Book )
1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Alternative Names
John Maze Australian psychologist
John Maze psycholoog uit Australië (?-2008)
Maze, J. R. 1923-2008
Maze, John
Maze, John 1923-2008
Maze, John R.
Maze, John R. 1923-2008
Maze, John Robert
Maze, John Robert 1923-2008
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German (1)
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