History of Emotions

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  1. Shame


    A Brief History

    By Peter N. Stearns

    Series History of Emotions

    University of Illinois Press

    Shame varies as an individual experience and its manifestations across time and cultures. Groups establish identity and enforce social behaviors through shame and shaming, while attempts at shaming often provoke a social or political... Learn More
    Published: 11th September 2017
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  2. The Science of Sympathy
    In his Descent of Man , Charles Darwin placed sympathy at the crux of morality in a civilized human society. His idea buttressed the belief that white, upper-class, educated men deserved their sense of superiority by virtue of... Learn More
    Published: 11th November 2016
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  3. Driven by Fear
    From the late nineteenth century until the 1920s, authorities required San Francisco's Pesthouse to segregate the diseased from the rest of the city. Although the Pesthouse stood out of sight and largely out of mind, it existed... Learn More
    Published: 21st December 2015
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