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War's waste : rehabilitation in World War I America

Author: Beth Linker
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2014, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats

Explains how, before entering World War I, the United States sought a way to avoid the enormous cost of providing injured soldiers with pensions, which it had done since the Revolutionary War. This  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Linker
ISBN: 9780226143354 022614335X 9780226482538 0226482537
OCLC Number: 892506660
Description: 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The roots of rehabilitation --
The problem of the pensioner --
Reconstructing disabled soldiers --
A new female force --
Maximalist medicine at Walter Reed --
The limb lab and the engineering of manly bodies --
Propaganda and patient protest --
Rehabilitating the industrial army --
Walter Reed, then and now.
Responsibility: Beth Linker.


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"This thoughtful, provocative, deeply researched, and beautifully written study shows how the US government took responsibility for soldiers who were physically injured and maimed in World War I, and Read more...

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