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A War of Nerves Soldiers and Psychiatrists in the Twentieth Century by Ben Shephard

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History of specific subjects,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History,
  • Psychology,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Military - General,
  • Psychiatry - General,
  • History / Military / General,
  • 20th century,
  • Military psychiatry,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Soldiers,
  • War neuroses

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages512
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9593526M
ISBN 100674005929
ISBN 109780674005921

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