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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Public Health and the US Military is a cultural history of the US Army Medical Department focusing on its accomplishments and organization coincident with the creation of modern public health in the Progressive Era. A period of tremendous social change, this time bore witness to the creation of an ideology of public health that influences public... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99
Sexual assault and harassment in the military have been a critical issue for years. Here, Cheryl Lawhorne-Scott and Don Philpott look at problems, potential solutions, and methods for addressing the subject, for both the victims, the families, and the assailants. more...
Surgeons at War: Medical Arrangements for the Treatment of the Sick and Wounded in the British Army during the late 18th and 19th CenturiesABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 145.00
Kaufman examines the training and status of British military surgeons during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Their management of the sick and wounded during the wars with France leading up to and including the Peninsular War is also described. He concludes with an analysis of the medical problems associated with the Crimean War. Using important... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95
This introduction to the invisible wound of war, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, explains the historical development of PTSD, its myriad symptoms and the most effective psychological and medical treatments. Combining the basic tenets of cognitive psychotherapy and his own military experience, the author explores such topics as PTSD's effects on families... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 34.99
ěKnowing the results of Dr. Katzís work and the many lives that she has changed, I feel delighted to endorse [her] Warrior Renew workbook for men and women seeking healing from MST. Although the high prevalence rates of MST are discouraging, I am confident that Warrior Renew can reach many, many MST survivors and provide the hope and healing that... 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...
- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 132.00
Military Civic Action--U.S. troops working on nation-building tasks with troops of another country--is traced from its formal beginning under President Eisenhower and enthusiastic reception under President Kennedy, through its successes and failures during the Vietnam years, to its present status as a strategic tool. Contributing authors debate the... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 27.69
Eric Harden was the only British army medic to be awarded the nation's highesst honour for battlefield bravery during the Second World War and remains the only rank and file member of the Royal Army Medical Corps to be recognised by the award of the Victoria Cross. As a pre-war member of the St John Ambulance, he saw service during the 1941-41 Blitz... more...
- NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.95
Rabbi Elkan Voorsanger received the Purple Heart for his actions during the Battle of Argonne. Chaplain Edgar Siskin, serving with the Marines on Pelilu Island, conducted Yom Kippur services in the midst of a barrage of artillery fire. Rabbi Alexander Goode and three fellow chaplains gave their own lifejackets to panicked soldiers aboard a sinking... more...