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- Pen and Sword 1995; US$ 8.99
Only three men have ever won a bar to the Victoria Cross; but only two lived to wear the medal and bar, the other, Noel Chavasse, being awarded his bar posthumously. Of the three, the third being Charles Upham of the New Zealand Military Forces, Arthur Martin - Leake and Chavasse were non-combatants, being members of the RAMC.Born in 1874, and brought... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 97.99
Psychological assessment is practiced in wide-ranging settings to address the varied clinical and administrative needs of veteran populations. Such assessment blends record review, clinical interviews of the veteran and collateral sources of information, behavioral observations, and psychological testing. This book promotes the care and well-being... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99
The role of military chaplains has changed over the past decade as Western militaries have deployed to highly religious environments such as East Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. By looking at the rapidly changing role of the military chaplain, this volume raises issues critical to U.S. foreign and national security policy and diplomacy. more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 61.50
Im Ersten Weltkrieg kämpften jüdische Soldaten in den Armeen aller Kriegsparteien. Zugleich sahen sich auch die jüdischen Gemeinschaften in der ?Heimat? der beteiligten Nationen mit einer in diesem Ausmaß bisher ungekannten Herausforderung konfrontiert: Sie mussten ihre grenzüberschreitenden jüdischen Solidaritätsvorstellungen mit ihren staatsbürgerlichen... more...
- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
As part of an evaluation of the Marine Corps Operational Stress Control and Readiness (OSCAR) program, this report describes the methods and findings of a large survey of marines who were preparing for a deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan in 2010 or 2011. The results are among the first to shed light on the pre-deployment mental health status of marines,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 188.00
Psychiatry, like most professional fields in Russia, gained its legitimacy from its ability to serve the Tsar and later the Bolshevik party. The militarised nature of these governments meant that psychiatry would have to prove its worth to the military. This study will cover Russian/Soviet military psychiatry from its first practical experience during... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.00
The application of psychiatry to war and terrorism is highly topical and a source of intense media interest. Shell Shock to PTSD explores the central issues involved in maintaining the mental health of the armed forces and treating those who succumb to the intense stress of combat. Drawing on historical records, recent findings and interviews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This unique study of military unionism shows how the changing nature of present day conflicts has made soldier representation more important then ever. This new collection of essays clearly establish the key factors in the military union debate in recent years and highlight the mechanisms different armed forces have created to deal with the aspirations... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 13.99
Acclaimed New York Times journalist and author Chris Hedges offers a critical -- and fascinating -- lesson in the dangerous realities of our age: a stark look at the effects of war on combatants. Utterly lacking in rhetoric or dogma, this manual relies instead on bare fact, frank description, and a spare question-and-answer format. Hedges allows... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95
This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain?s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ?non-military? aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ?set Europe ablaze?, as Churchill memorably put it. This was a task it was meant to achieve by detonating... more...