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Achilles in Vietnam : Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character.

Author: Jonathan Shay
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shay, Jonathan.
Achilles in Vietnam : Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character.
New York : Scribner, ©2010
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Shay
ISBN: 9781439124925 1439124922
OCLC Number: 1085166125
Description: 1 online resource (233 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; AUTHOR'S CAUTION TO VETERANS, THEIR FAMILIES, AND THEIR FRIENDS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; CHAPTER 1 Betrayal of "What's Right"; CHAPTER 2 Shrinkage of the Social and Moral Horizon; CHAPTER 3 Grief at the Death of a Special Comrade; CHAPTER 4 Guilt and Wrongful Substitution; CHAPTER 5 Berserk; PART II; CHAPTER 6 Dishonoring the Enemy; CHAPTER 7 What Homer Left Out; CHAPTER 8 Soldiers' Luck and God's Will; CHAPTER 9 Reclaiming the Iliad 's Gods as a Metaphor of Social Power; PART III CHAPTER 10 The Breaking Points of Moral Existence-What Breaks?CHAPTER 11 Healing and Tragedy; CHAPTER 12 Conclusion; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX

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