Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character Jonathan Shay

ISBN: 9780684813219

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272 pages


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Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character  by  Jonathan Shay

Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character by Jonathan Shay
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In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homers Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Although the Iliad was writtenMoreIn this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homers Iliad with Vietnam veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

Although the Iliad was written twenty-seven centuries ago it has much to teach about combat trauma, as do the more recent, compelling voices and experiences of Vietnam vets.



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