Table of Contents

March 2016


 The Psychology of Fear and Hatred (Special Issue)

Hate and Its Ramifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225
              Neil Wilson
Hate, Like Love, Binds Us Together . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .227
              C. Fred Alford
A Great Fear and Hatred: Suicide Bombers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 230
              Marcia Anne Newton
Reflections on Racist Nationalist Hatred in Yeltsin’s Russia . . . . . . . . . . . . . .235
              Sebastian Job
Dehumanizing Others, Torture, and Genocide: The Power of Hate . . . . . . . . . 240
              Ruth M. Lijtmaer
Why We Hate: The Easy Answer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243
              Merle Molofsky
Portrait of a Terrorist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .247
              Ira Brenner
Revoking Citizenship: The Malaise Afflicting France . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249
              Marc-André Cotton
The Evolution of Rage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .254
              Joel Markowitz
Germanophobia and the Debut of the New Science of Propaganda . . . . . . . . . 256
              James Allen
Educating Against Hate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .262
              Peter W. Petschauer
Franz Herda: American-German . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .268
              Peter W. Petschauer
Psychoanalyzing the Political Rhetoric of Fear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .269
              Robert Samuels
Donald Trump Gives Permission to Hate, Thus Easing Our Superegos . . . . . .273
              Anonymous

 

Conscience, Obama, Clinton, and Trump

Reflections on Trump’s Celebrity Politics and Psychobiography.  . . . . . . . . . .277
              Paul H. Elovitz
Conscience, Superego, and Muslims . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .286
              Paul Salstrom
Tears of Rage: President Obama and the Emotional Legacy of Newtown . . . .292
Ken Fuchsman
Fantasy Politics and an Imaginary Analysis of Hillary Clinton . . . . . . . . . . . . 296
              Paul H. Elovitz

 

Medieval People and Anti-Semitism

Two Medieval Lives: Hildegard of Bingen and William Marshal  . . . . . . . . . .300
              Eva D. Papiasvili and Linda A. Mayers
A Window on Hatred and Persecution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307
              Christina Stern

 

 

Spielberg, the Man and His Films

Steven Spielberg: The Quest to be a Moral Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . 312
              Ken Fuchsman
Ode to ET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .318
              Irene Javors

Masterpieces that Are the Through Lines for the 20th Century . . . . . . . . . . . . 320
              Tom Ferraro

 

Book Reviews

Jewish Humor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 324
              Burton Norman Seitler
Marks’ Important History of the Modern World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .326
              Jacques Szaluta
Reappraising the First President Bush . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .329
              Paul H. Elovitz

 

Memorial

Remembering Arno Gruen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332
              Joyce Rosenberg and David Cifelli

 

Letter to the Editor

Terrorists as the Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .334
              Tom Gibbs

Bulletin Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335
Call for Papers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 337

December 2015


 

The Psychology of Terror and Terrorism (Special Issue)

 

Death Anxiety, Murder-Suicide, & the Impact of the News . . . .123 

Paul H. Elovitz

Why the Suicide Bomber? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 

            Joyce M. Rosenberg

Contemporary Ritual Suicide and Mass Murder . . . . . . . . . . . . .130 

            Norman Simms

ISIS’ Sacrificial War . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138  

            Victor Meladze

Understanding Radical Youth Terrorism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 

            Peter Barglow

Reflections on Terrorists . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 152 

            Herbert Barry III

The Deeper Threat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 

            Tom Gibbs

Tea Bags . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .155 

            Tom Gibbs

Terror in Warfare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156 

            Lawrence Tritle

Petschauer’s Psychohistorical Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160 

            Howard F. Stein

Attila, Fencer, Jew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160 

            Peter Petschauer

 

Back into the Future. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161 

             Peter Petschauer

Toward the End—April 1945 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163 

            Peter Petschauer

Terrorizing Women in the Holocaust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 164 

            Eva Fogelman

 

Psychohistorical Interviews

 

Historian and Psychoanalyst: D. J. Fisher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168 

            Paul H. Elovitz & Jacques Szaluta

Paul Elovitz on the Past, Present, and Future of Clio’s Psyche. .180

            Juhani Ihanus

Applied Psychohistory

 Putin’s Fulfillment of Russian History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .196 

            Peter Petschauer

Mad Men and the Psychology of Nostalgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .201 

             David Beisel

Resistances and Counter-Transference in Psychohistory . . . . . . 209 

            Juhani Ihanus

 

Book Reviews

 

Psychodynamic Inquiry is Verifiable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 213 

            Burton Seitler

From Shooting Animals to Soothing Dreams . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 

            Juhani Ihanus

 

Letter to the Editor

 

Defining “Terrorism” . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .219 

             Don Carveth

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Bulletin Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220

Call for Papers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .223


Table of Contents: June-Sept 2015

Psychohistory at the Crossroads Symposium

Psychohistory Is an Approach Rather than a Discipline. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

            David Lotto

Psychohistory’s Current State and Future Agenda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

            Ken Fuchsman

The Value of Applied Psychohistory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10

            Paul H. Elovitz

Psychohistory and the Historians: 1970-2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15

            David R. Beisel

A Comparison of Early Freudianism with the Psychohistorical Movement . . . .20

            Paul H. Elovitz

Commentaries on the Five Papers

Psychohistory is a Valuable Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

            Jay Y. Gonen

The Resurgence of Psychohistory in Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

            Joseph G. Ponterotto

Psychohistory: Movement or Discipline? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

            Hans Bakker

Mindsets of Psychohistory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35

            Juhani Ihanus

Free Associations on My First Psychohistory Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

            Trevor Pederson

A Perspective on Reflective Consciousness and Psychohistory . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40

            Marc-André Cotton

Psychohistory at the Crossroads of History, Science, and Art . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

            Norman Simms

The Symposium Authors Reply

Selected Responses and Additional Thoughts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46

            David Lotto

Comments on Crossroads and the IPA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49

            David Beisel

Crossroads within Psychohistory. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

            Ken Fuchsman

Professionalizing Psychohistory and Other Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

            Paul H. Elovitz

Symposium Related Articles

My Experience with Psychohistory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .62

            Peter Petschauer

To Educate or Not to Educate in Psychoanalysis—and in Psychohistory. . . . . . 65

            Juhani Ihanus

A Research Program for Psychohistory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .70

            Brian D’Agostino

Three Psychohistorical Journals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

            Paul H. Elovitz with David Cifelli

Insights from Psychohistorical Journal Editors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81

            David Cifelli and Paul H. Elovitz

Additional Articles

Baltimore: Reflections on Inner City Violence in America . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

            Neil Wilson and Paul H. Elovitz

Sigmund Freud’s “Psychological Treatment” of Anna Freud. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95

            Michael D. Clifford

Book Review

An Excellent Account of Alfred Dreyfus’ Ordeal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99

            Jacques Szaluta

Meeting Reports

A European Psychohistory Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105

            Peter Petschauer

Clifford on Freud as the Leader of Psychoanalysis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .107

            Paul H. Elovitz

Memorials

My Mentor Eli Sagan (1927-2015): In Memoriam . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .110

            Donald Carveth

Peter Gay (1923-2015): In Memoriam  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115

            Ken Fuchsman

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Bulletin Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 119

Call for Papers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104 & 121