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    DescriptionFranz Mesmer, Mary Baker Eddy and Sigmund Freud-three influential thinkers who travelled very different paths in their search for the crucial link between mind and body. Zweig's brilliant study explores the lives and work of these important figures, raising provocative questions regarding the efficacy and even the morality of their methods. An insight into the minds of three key thinkers who shaped the philosophy of our age, Mental Healers is a wonderfully intriguing and thought-provoking biographical work from a renowned master of the genre.


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    Title
    Mental Healers: Mesmer, Eddy and Freud
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Stefan Zweig, Translated by Paul Cedar, Translated by Eden Paul, Designed by Man Ray
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 430
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 521 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 369 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781906548940
    ISBN 10: 1906548943
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.6
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    BIC subject category V2: MMZ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    BIC subject category V2: MMJ, BGT
    DC22: 615.851
    B&T General Subject: 610
    BISAC V2.8: PSY015000, SOC041000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI035000, BIO021000
    DC23: 615.851
    LC classification: RZ400 .Z82 2012
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JB, QD, MKM, MKZ, DNBT
    Edition statement
    Translation
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    PUSHKIN PRESS
    Imprint name
    PUSHKIN PRESS
    Publication date
    02 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Stefan Zweig was born in 1881 in Vienna, a member of a wealthy Austrian-Jewish family. He studied in Berlin and Vienna and was first known as a translator and later as a biographer. Zweig travelled widely, living in Salzburg between the wars, and enjoying literary fame. His stories and novellas were collected in 1934. In the same year, with the rise of Nazism, he briefly moved to London, taking British citizenship. After a short period in New York, he settled in Brazil where in 1942 he and his wife were found dead in bed in an apparent double suicide.
    Review quote
    Zweig's accumulated historical and cultural studies, whether in essay or monograph form, remain a body of achievement almost too impressive to take in -- Clive James Cultural Amnesia