BOOK

REVIEW: Wilhelm Reich and the mass psychology of fascism

Author: 
Andreas Peglau
Summary: 
Wilhelm Reich’s significance in terms of a history of the Left is that he was probably the only major figure on the Left in the interwar years to argue strongly for the integration of a cultural politics into revolutionary political work, anticipating a strand of politics that only the emergence of feminism would foreground in a major way, and this decades later.

Book title: Unpolitische Wissenschaft? Wilhelm Reich und die Psychoanalyse im Nationalsozialismus (Apolitical science? Wilhelm Reich and psychoanalysis in Nazi Germany)

Author: Andreas Peglau

Publisher: Psychosozial-Verlag, Gießen, 2013

Language: German

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