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- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 95.00
This volume highlights the people and scientific developments in military medicine through the ages, concentrating on medical advances that changed both warfare and societies at home. 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...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 149.99
A detailed biographical study of the members of the army medical service during the Revolution and Napoleonic wars that charts their background and life both in and outside the army. It demonstrates how a group of medical practitioners from relatively humble backgrounds could use social contacts and experience forged in the army to become an established... more...
Foundation for Integrating Employee Health Activities for Active Duty Personnel in the Department of DefenseRAND Corporation 2009; US$ 9.95
The authors describe current Department of Defense safety and occupational health programs and health information systems, as well as employee health programs outside of DoD to provide a foundation for considering a more integrated Department of Defense employee health program. more...
- D & M Publishers 2010; US$ 18.95
Military doctors serving in Afghanistan usually spend their entire tour in the relatively safe confines of the main base. FOB Doc is the story of one Canadian doctor who spent nearly his entire tour in combat. Captain Ray Wiss was stationed at Forward Operating Bases — FOBs — in Khandahar province, the birthplace of the Taliban and the most intense... more...
- Pan Macmillan Australia 2010; US$ 19.08
When Singapore fell dramatically to the Japanese on 15 February 1942, hundreds of people scrambled to the docks to flee. Amongst the evacuees were 65 Australian nurses who boarded a coastal freighter named the Vyner Brooke . They only made it as far as the waters off Muntok Island near Sumatra. There, Japanese bombers sank the small ship. Those who... more...