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    A Drifting Concept for an Unruly Menace: A History of Psychopathy in Germany.Greg Eghigian - 2015 - Isis 106 (2):283-309.
    The term “psychopath” has enjoyed wide currency both in popular culture and among specialists in forensic psychiatry. Historians, however, have generally neglected the subject. This essay examines the history of psychopathy in the country that first coined the term, developed the concept, and debated its treatment: Germany. While the notion can be traced to nineteenth-century psychiatric ideas about abnormal, yet not completely pathological, character traits, the figure of the psychopath emerged out of distinctly twentieth-century preoccupations and institutions. The vagueness and (...)
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    David G. Schuster. Neurasthenic Nation: America's Search for Health, Happiness, and Comfort, 1869–1920. Xii + 203 Pp., Illus., Tables, Index. New Brunswick, N.J./London: Rutgers University Press, 2011. $42.95. [REVIEW]Greg Eghigian - 2014 - Isis 105 (2):458-459.
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    Mark Solovey;, Hamilton Cravens . Cold War Social Science: Knowledge Production, Liberal Democracy, and Human Nature. Xvii + 270 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. $90. [REVIEW]Greg Eghigian - 2013 - Isis 104 (2):418-419.
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    Reenchanted Science: Holism in German Culture From Wilhelm II to Hitler. Anne Harrington.Greg Eghigian - 1998 - Isis 89 (1):154-155.
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    Douglas A. Vakoch; Matthew F. Dowd . The Drake Equation: Estimating the Prevalence of Extraterrestrial Life Through the Ages. Xii + 319 Pp., Index. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. £99.99. [REVIEW]Greg Eghigian - 2016 - Isis 107 (4):898-899.
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    Paul Julian Weindling. Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890–1945. Xxii + 463 Pp., Illus., Figs., Tables, Apps., Bibl., Index. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. $95. [REVIEW]Greg Eghigian - 2002 - Isis 93 (2):338-339.
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