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Erik Linstrum
Assistant Professor, University of Virginia

Erik Linstrum is assistant professor in the Department of History at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Ruling Minds: Psychology in the British Empire (2016) and is now writing a history of colonial violence in post-1945 Britain.

Written by Erik Linstrum

The empire dreamt back

To help rule its empire, Britain turned to psychoanalysis. But they weren’t willing to hear the truth it told

Erik Linstrum