African Americans and Jungian Psychology: Leaving the Shadows.

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Brewster, Fanny. African Americans and Jungian Psychology: Leaving the Shadows. New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017, pp.152, ISBN: 1138952761.

This work explores the relationship between the African world and C.G. Jung's analytical psychology. Beginning with an examination of how Jungian psychology initially failed to engage African Americans, and continuing to the modern use of the language and imagery, the author creates space for a much broader discussion regarding race and racism in America. Using Jung's own words, the author establishes a timeline of Jungian perspectives on African Americans from the past to the present to...

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