The Transnational Unconscious

Essays in the History of Psychoanalysis and Transnationalism

  • Joy Damousi
  • Mariano Ben Plotkin

Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series book series (PMSTH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Joy Damousi, Mariano Ben Plotkin
      Pages 1-16
  3. Psychoanalysis and Transnational Modernism

  4. Psychoanalysis and Transnational Politics

  5. The Transnational Diffusion of Psychoanalysis

  6. Challenging Centre and Periphery

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 257-264

About this book


This collection of essays approaches the history of psychoanalysis from a transnational perspective, emphasizing the flows of people, ideas and institution across cultures and nations, and examining the factors that contributed to turn psychoanalysis into one of the systems of beliefs that defined the Twentieth century.


Europe Exploration history History of Psychoanalysis Lacanian psychoanalysis pain psychoanalysis The Dutch East Indies

Editors and affiliations

  • Joy Damousi
    • 1
  • Mariano Ben Plotkin
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Historical StudiesUniversity of MelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Universidad Nacional de Tres de FebreroArgentina

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35456-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-58270-5
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