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Bruno Bettelheim

Psychologist (28-Aug-1903 — 13-Mar-1990)


Paul Marcus. Autonomy in the Extreme Situation: Bruno Bettelheim, the Nazi Concentration Camps and the Mass Society. Westport, CT: Praeger. 1999. 232pp.

Richard Pollak. The Creation of Dr. B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim. New York: Simon & Schuster. 1997. 478pp.

Theron Raines. Rising to the Light: A Portrait of Bruno Bettelheim. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 2002. 544pp.

Nina Sutton. Bettelheim: A Life and a Legacy. New York: BasicBooks. 1996. 606pp.

Nathan M. Szajnberg (editor). Educating the Emotions: Bruno Bettelheim and Psychoanalytic Development. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. 1992. 248pp.


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  6. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.46)

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  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.97)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.102)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.62)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.71)

  12. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.56)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.24)

  14. Thinkers of the Twentieth Century (p.63)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.110)

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