Paul Lerner

Paul Lerner is Associate Professor of History at the University of Southern California where he directs the Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies. He is the author of Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry, and the Politics of Trauma in Germany, 1890–1930, also from Cornell, and coeditor of The Consuming Temple and Traumatic Pasts: History, Psychiatry, and Trauma in the Modern Age, 1870–1930.


Gallery View  List View 

  1. The Consuming Temple
    Paul Lerner explores German anxieties about the department store and the widespread belief that they posed hidden dangers both to the individuals and to the nation as a...... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2015
    Hardback | £34.00
  2. Hysterical Men
    Paul Lerner traces the intertwined histories of trauma and male hysteria in German society and psychiatry and shows how these concepts were swept up into debates about Germany's national health, economic productivity, and military... Learn More
    Published: 12th February 2009
    Paperback | £24.99