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search on-line also for "modal personality" and "swaddling hypothesis"


In the News . . .

[PDF] Anthropology and Politics in Studies of National Character -- Federico Neiburg and Marcio Goldman

Creighton, Mandell. The English National Character. Oxford: Clarendon. (BiblioBazaar), 1896 (2009).

Dienekes' Anthropology Blog: National Character

Dundes, Alan. Life Is Like a Chicken Coop Ladder: A Study of German National Character Through Folklore. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1989 (1984).

Francis L.K. Hsu -- Wikipedia

Gannon, Martin J., and Rajnandini (Raj) K. Pillai. Understanding Global Cultures: Metaphorical Journeys Through 34 Nations, Clusters of Nations, Continents, and Diversity, Sixth Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2015.

Gorer, Geoffreyr. The Americans, a Study in National Character. London: Cresset, 1955

Gorer, Geoffrey, and John Rickman. The People of Great Russia: A Psychological Study (London: Cresset Press, 1949; NY: Chanticleer Press, 1950; NY: W.W. Norton, 1962; Oxford: Berghahn Press, 2001.)

Hirst, John. The Australians: Insiders and Outsiders on the National Character Since 1770. Melbourne, VIC: Black, 2007.

Hofstede, Geert. National cultures revisited. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Volume 2, Number 1 / September, 1984.

Inkles, Alex. National Character: A Psycho-Social Perspective. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction, 1997.

Lynn, Richard. Personality and National Character. Pergamon, 1971.

Mandler, Peter. The English National Character: The History of an Idea from Edmund Burke to Tony Blair. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Margaret Mead

Mead, Margaret, and Gregory Bateson

  • Character Formation in Different Cultures Series (video)
    • "Bathing Babies in Three Cultures," 1951
    • "Karba's First Years," 1951
    • "First Days in the Life of a New Guinea Baby," 1951
    • "Trance and Dance in Bali," 1951
    • "A Balinese Family," 1952
    • "Childhood Rivalry in Bali and New Guinea," 1953
  • "Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson in Bali: Their Use of Photography and Film," Ira Jacknis, Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 3, No. 2 (May, 1988), pp. 160-177.

Mungazi, Dickson. Educational Policy and National Character: Africa, Japan, the United States, and the Soviet Union. NY: Praeger, 1993.

National Stereotypes -- Wikipedia

Patriarca, Silvana.Italian Vices: Nation and Character from the Risorgimento to the Republic. Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Patterson, John Brown. An essay on the national character of the Athenians. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons. Digital: University of Michigan Library, 1860 (2009).

Pierre Berton. Why We Act Like Canadians: A Personal Exploration of Our National Character. Markham, ON: McClellend and Stewart, 1987.

Rourke, Constance. American Humor: A Study of the National Character. New York Review of Books. (Harcourt), 2008 (1931).

Rhoda Metraux -- Wikipedia

Ruskin, John. The Poetry of Architecture: Or the Architecture of the Nations of Europe Considered in Its Association with Natural Scenery and National Character. Sunnyside, Orpington: George Allen, 1892.

Ruth Benedict -- Wikipedia

Sun, Lung-Kee. The Chinese National Character: From Nationhood to Individuality. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharp, 2002.

Wilton, Thomas Egerton. On The Sports And Pursuits Of The English, As Bearing Upon Their National Character. London: Harrison, 1869 (2007).



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