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Traumatic pasts : history, psychiatry, and trauma in the modern age, 1870-1930

Author: Mark S Micale; Paul Frederick Lerner
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge studies in the history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Trauma - the psychological consequences of wars, accidents and abuse - has become the subject of heated debate among doctors, psychologists and lay critics (and activists). The essays in this 2001  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Student Collection
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Micale; Paul Frederick Lerner
ISBN: 0521583659 9780521583657
OCLC Number: 45630559
Description: xiv, 316 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Trauma, psychiatry, and history : a conceptual and historiographical introduction / Paul Lerner and Mark S. Micale --
Railway accident : trains, trauma, and technological crises in nineteenth-century Britain / Ralph Harrington --
Trains and trauma in American guilded age / Eric Caplan --
Event, series, trauma : the probabilistic revolution of the mind in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Wolfgang Schaffner --
German welfare state as a discourse of trauma / Greg A. Eghigian --
Jean-Martin Charcot and les nevroses traumatiques : from medicine to culture in French trauma theory of the late nineteenth century / Mark S. Micale --
From traumatic neurosis to male hysteria : the decline and fall of Hermann Oppenheim, 1889-1919 / Paul Lerner --
Construction of female sexual trauma in turn-of-the-century American mental medicine / Lisa Cardyn --
"Why are they not cured?" : British shellshock treatment during the Great War / Peter Leese --
Psychiatrist, soldiers, and officers in Italy during the Great War / Bruna Bianchi --
Battle of nerves : hysteria and its treatments in France during World War I / Marc Roudebush --
Invisible wounds : the American Legion, shell-shocked veterans, and American society, 1919-1924 / Caroline Cox.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in the history of medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Mark S. Micale, Paul Lerner.
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