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- Exisle Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99
The history of warfare and the history of medicine are closely intertwined. The major wars of the last hundred years - from the First World War to more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan - have driven advances in treatments for wounds and pain management, the use of antibacterial agents and more effective prevention and control of disease and... more...
- Sourcebooks, Inc. 2011; US$ 16.99
"Filled with examples of courage, wisdom, and innovation, Surviving the Shadows is a must-read for anyone in the military, anyone associated with the military, or anyone protected by the military." -Nate Self, Army Ranger, Captain (ret.), decorated Iraq and Afghanistan War hero, author of Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts-Abroad and Within more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 42.99
When War Never Ends: The Voices of Military Members with PTSD and Their Families tells the stories of those who have lived with the symptoms and consequences of PTSD. The stories will help family members better understand their loved ones by vividly demonstrating what a trauma survivor is feeling and going through. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 72.00
When one thinks of war, armies of soldiers and assaults with bullets and bombs delivered by deadly machinery typically come to mind. Throughout human history, however, animals have also played significant roles in our armed conflicts. In Animals in the Military: From Hannibal's Elephants to the Dolphins of the U.S. Navy , author John M. Kistler examines... more...
- NYU Press 1997; US$ 27.00
On May 29, 1917, Mrs. E. M. Craise, citizen of Denver, Colorado, penned a letter to President Woodrow Wilson, which concluded, We have surrendered to your absolute control our hearts' dearest treasures--our sons. If their precious bodies that have cost us so dear should be torn to shreds by German shot and shells we will try to live on in the hope... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 71.95
The military imposes unique and often severe challenges to couples, which clinicians ? particularly the growing numbers of civilian clinicians who see military couples ? often struggle to address. These problems are only compounded by misunderstandings and misconceptions about what it means to be part of a specific branch of the military and part... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Based on extensive in-depth interviews with more than thirty active duty chaplains regarding their successes, failures and conflicts, the book is about the way military chaplains handle religious diversity among the enlisted they serve and within their own corps. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 47.99
By way of theoretical analysis and documented case studies from a number of countries, this book considers Religious Leader Engagement as an emerging domain that advances the cause of reconciliation via the religious peacebuilding of chaplains ? a construct that may be generalized to expeditionary, humanitarian, and domestic operational contexts.... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The Psychology and Physiology of Stress investigates the psychological and physiological consequences of stress caused by the Vietnam War. It includes the contributions of the representatives of the US Armed Forces and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam. Furthermore, it summarizes advances both in the clinical and research spheres that have evolved... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00
As seen in military documents, medical journals, novels, films, television shows, and memoirs, soldiers' invisible wounds are not innate cracks in individual psyches that break under the stress of war. Instead, the generation of weary warriors is caught up in wider social and political networks and institutions-families, activist groups, government... more...