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Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of by Jonathan Shay

By Jonathan Shay

Publish yr note: First released in 1994
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An unique and groundbreaking e-book that examines the mental devastation of conflict through evaluating the warriors of Homer's Iliad with Vietnam veterans struggling with post-traumatic tension disorder

In this strikingly unique and groundbreaking ebook, Dr. Shay examines the mental devastation of battle via evaluating the warriors of Homer's Iliad with Vietnam veterans struggling with post-traumatic pressure affliction. even if the Iliad was once written twenty-seven centuries in the past it has a lot to educate approximately wrestle trauma, as do the more moderen, compelling voices and reports of Vietnam vets.

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