Nation, Psychology, and International Politics, 1870-1919

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This book pursues a new cultural and political story of the idea of the nation, and of international politics in the early twentieth century, which situates both in the context of the history of psychology. That new story begins with the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, and moves backwards in time to the history of the rise of scientific psychology since 1870.

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Meet the Author

Glenda Sluga is the author of a number of studies of the transnational and gender history of nationalism, and of the problem of difference in international history, including The Problem of Trieste and the Italo-Yugoslav Border and Gendering European History, which has been translated into Swedish and Italian. In 2002 she was awarded the Max Crawford Medal by the Australian Academy of the Humanities for excellence in contributions to the humanities and cultural life.

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Table of Contents

• Science and the New National World Order, 1919
• The Principle of Nationality, 1919-1914
• Psychology, Race, and the Nation Question, 1914-1870
• The Gendered Self and Political Nations, 1914-1870
• Gender and the Apogee of Nationalism, 1914-1919
• Epilogue, 1919-
• Index

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