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- University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 64.00
Army chaplains have long played an integral part in America?s armed forces. In addition to conducting chapel activities on military installations and providing moral and spiritual support on the battlefield, they conduct memorial services for fallen soldiers, minister to survivors, offer counsel on everything from troubled marriages to military bureaucracy,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 82.99
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 34.95
Through the unique chaplain?s eye view of the significance of their experience for understanding the ethics of war, this book offers clearer understanding of chaplaincy in the context of the changing nature of international conflict (shaped around insurgency and non-state forces) and explores the response of faith communities to the role of the armed... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2014; US$ 16.95
There are many books written for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but few written for the people who love them. In Loving Someone with PTSD , a renowned trauma expert and author of I Can?t Get Over It! presents concrete skills and strategies for the partners of those with PTSD. Readers will increase their understanding... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...