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- Springer New York 2014; US$ 189.00
Based on a survey of health-related behaviors conducted for the Department of Defense by RTI International since 1980, this book examines trends in substance abuse, health behavior, and mental health among active duty military personnel over the past 20 years more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99
From the Marine Corps to College: Transitioning from the Service to Higher Education offers clear and accessible information transitioning Marines need in order to find success in their pursuit of higher education. From available state and federal veterans? education benefits to navigating the maze of higher education, all pathways are explored.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99
Nearly every day an active-duty soldier in the United States military resorts to suicide, and nearly every hour a veteran does the same. In recent years the problem of military suicides has reached epidemic proportions, but it's all too easy for most of us to gloss over the headlines or tune out the details. In The Last and Greatest Battle--the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95
This book discusses the contribution of the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) to the building of the social and educational foundations of the country, and its role in the area of immigrant absorption and settlement during the first years of the Israeli State. The author examines how under the guidance of David Ben-Gurion Israel was able to utilize the values... 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...
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...
- 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...
- Ulysses Press 2009; US$ 14.95
The bravery displayed by our soldiers at war is commonly recognized. However, often forgotten is the courage required by veterans when they return home and suddenly face reintegration into their families, workplaces, and communities. Authored by three mental health professionals with many years of experience counseling veterans, Courage After Fire... 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...