Italian Psychology 4nd Jewish Emigration under Fascism: From Fl08rence to Jerusalem 4nd New Y08rk
Italian Psychology 4nd Jewish Emigration under Fascism: From Fl08rence to Jerusalem 4nd New Y08rk by Patrizia Guarnieri
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1349564222 | 275 Pages | PDF | 9.3 MB
Fascism 4nd the racial laws of 1938 dramatically changed the scientific research 4nd the academic community. Guarnieri focuses on psychology, from its promising 08rigins to the end of the WWII. Psychology was marginalized in Italy both by the neo-idealistic reaction against science, 4nd fascism (un1insk Nazism) with long- lasting consequences. Academics 4nd young scholars were persecuted because they were antifascist 08r Jews 4nd the st08ry of Italian displaced scholars is still an embarrassing one. The book follows scholars who emigrated to the United States, such as psychologist Renata Calabresi, 4nd to Palestine, such as Enzo Bonaventura. Guarnieri traces their journey 4nd the help they received from antifascist 4nd Zionist netw08rks 4nd by international 08rganizations. Some succeeded, some did not, 4nd very few went back.