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Disabled Veterans in History
     

Disabled Veterans in History

by David A. Gerber
 

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Disabled Veterans in History explores the long-neglected history of those who have sustained lasting injuries or chronic illnesses while serving in uniform. The contributors to this volume cover an impressive range of countries in Europe and North America as well as a wide sweep of chronology from the Ancient World to the present. This revised and enlarged

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Disabled Veterans in History explores the long-neglected history of those who have sustained lasting injuries or chronic illnesses while serving in uniform. The contributors to this volume cover an impressive range of countries in Europe and North America as well as a wide sweep of chronology from the Ancient World to the present. This revised and enlarged edition, available for the first time in paperback, has been updated to reflect the new realities of war injuries in the 21st century, including PTSD. The book includes an afterword by noted Veterans Administration psychiatrist and MacArthur Award winner Jonathan Shay, a new preface, and an added essay on the changing nature of the American war hero.

Editorial Reviews

Social History of Medicine - Helen Bettinson
"By identifying and exploring what makes the disable veteran 'different', the volume accomplishes historiographically wat many twentieth-century policy-makers sought: to bring the war-disabled back into the mainstream of social and economic life."
—Helen Bettinson, Social History of Medicine

Journal of World History - Robert L. Bateman
"The quality of the scholarship ranges from good to magnificent, and the material is sufficiently engaging to keep the average student reading."
—Robert L. Bateman, Journal of World History

Social History of Medicine

"By identifying and exploring what makes the disable veteran 'different', the volume accomplishes historiographically wat many twentieth-century policy-makers sought: to bring the war-disabled back into the mainstream of social and economic life."
—Helen Bettinson, Social History of Medicine

— Helen Bettinson

Journal of World History

"The quality of the scholarship ranges from good to magnificent, and the material is sufficiently engaging to keep the average student reading."
—Robert L. Bateman, Journal of World History

— Robert L. Bateman

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780472028887
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Publication date:
06/06/2012
Series:
Corporealities: Discourses Of Disability
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
376
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

David A. Gerber is Professor of History, State University at Buffalo. He is the author or editor of five previous books.

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