Shell Shock: Traumatic Neurosis and the British Soldiers of the First World War

Shell Shock: Traumatic Neurosis and the British Soldiers of the First World War

by P. Leese

Paperback(2002)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137453372
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/12/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 229
Sales rank: 892,866
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

PETER LEESE is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural History at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction PART I: DISCOVERIES Shocking Modernity: Hysteria, Technology and Warfare Casualties: On the Western Front PART II: WARTIME Enlistment: Army Policy, Politics and the Press Treatment: On the Home Front Patients: The Other Ranks Patients: The Officer Ranks PART II: LEGACIES Demobilization: On Returning Home Veterans: War Neurotic Ex-Servicemen Recall: The Great War in the Twentieth Century Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index

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