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The Resource Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character, Jonathan Shay

Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character, Jonathan Shay

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Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character
Title
Achilles in Vietnam
Title remainder
combat trauma and the undoing of character
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Shay
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BKL
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Shay, Jonathan
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • War neuroses
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Homer
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Veterans
  • War
Label
Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character, Jonathan Shay
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First published: 1994
  • "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-236) and index
Contents
PART I: Betrayal of "What's right" -- Shrinkage of the social and moral horizon -- Grief at the death of a special comrade -- Guilt and wrongful substitution -- Berserk -- PART II: Dishonoring the enemy -- What Homer left out -- Soldiers' luck and God's will -- Reclaiming the Iliad's gods as a metaphor of social power -- PART III: The breaking points of moral existence: what breaks? -- Healing and tragedy -- Conclusion
Control code
33402762
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone ed
Extent
xxiii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780684813219
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Achilles in Vietnam : combat trauma and the undoing of character, Jonathan Shay
Publication
Note
  • First published: 1994
  • "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-236) and index
Contents
PART I: Betrayal of "What's right" -- Shrinkage of the social and moral horizon -- Grief at the death of a special comrade -- Guilt and wrongful substitution -- Berserk -- PART II: Dishonoring the enemy -- What Homer left out -- Soldiers' luck and God's will -- Reclaiming the Iliad's gods as a metaphor of social power -- PART III: The breaking points of moral existence: what breaks? -- Healing and tragedy -- Conclusion
Control code
33402762
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st Touchstone ed
Extent
xxiii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780684813219
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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