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Genius, Creativity, and Leadership

Historiometric Inquiries

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674424753

Publication Date: 03/29/1984

231 pages



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  • Preface
  • 1. The Scientific Study of Historical Genius
  • 2. Progenitors, Genes, and Generations
  • 3. Personality and Character
  • 4. Education
  • 5. Productivity and Influence
  • 6. Age and Achievement
  • 7. Aesthetics and Charisma
  • 8. Zeitgeist
  • 9. Political Violence
  • 10. The Laws of Historiometry
  • Appendix A. Significance Tests and Significant Samples
  • Appendix B. Curvilinear Relationships and Interval Scales
  • Appendix C. Structural Equation Modeling
  • Appendix D. Assessing the Prominence of Chance
  • Appendix E. Generational Time-Series Analysis
  • References
  • Index

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