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Civilization and its discontents

Author: Sigmund Freud; James Strachey
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1961.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sigmund Freud; James Strachey
ISBN: 0393301583 9780393301588 0393010678 9780393010671 0393096238 9780393096231
OCLC Number: 19212214
Notes: Translation of Das Unbehagen in der Kultur.
Description: 109 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Unbehagen in der Kultur.
Responsibility: Sigmund Freud ; newly translated from the German and edited by James Strachey.

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During the summer of 1929, Freud worked on what became this seminal volume of twentieth-century thought.  Read more...

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Newly designed in a uniform format, each new paperback in the Standard Edition opens with a biographical essay on Freud's life and work along with a note on the individual volume --Peter Gay, Read more...

 
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