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A Human History of Emotion : How the Way We Feel Built the World We Know

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Richard Firth-Godbehere


‘A fascinating look at the profound ways in which the harnessing of human emotions has shaped world-wide history and culture. Eye-opening and thought-provoking’ Gina Rippon, author of The Gendered Brain

‘Emotions are a much bigger part of the experience of being human than most people would ever realise. If you want to know more about emotions and how we arrived at our understanding of them, this book is exactly what you need’ Dean Burnett, author of The Happy Brain

‘Whether you are looking for new ideas, narrative history, psychological theory, or cultural anthropology, this book will teach you something new about how people have felt about their feelings through the ages. A book like no other’ Thomas Dixon, author of Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears

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About the Author

Richard Firth-Godbehere, PhD, one of the world’s leading experts on disgust and emotions, is an independent researcher and consultant in the history, language, science and philosophy of emotions, and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary University of London. He received a first-class degree from the University of London, during which time he won two awards for academic excellence, alongside a Masters (MPhil) from the University of Cambridge and a PhD From Queen Mary, University of London, where he was a Wellcome Trust Scholar.

Book Specifications

Title: A Human History of Emotion : How the Way We Feel Built the World We Know
Author: Richard Firth-Godbehere
Language: English
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Weight: 270g
Published Year: 2022
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: 978-0008393762
Dimensions: 15.3 x 2.1 x 23.4 cm
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