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Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character
$14.00
In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer's "Iliad" with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Although the "Iliad" was written twenty-seven centuries ago it has much to teach about combat trauma, as do the more recent, compelling voices and experiences of Vietnam vets.
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9780684813219
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Paperback
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October 1, 1995
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