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A War Of Nerves

Pub Date : 2003-03-01 | Author : Ben Shephard | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674011198
ISBN 13 : 9780674011199

This is a history of military psychiatry in the twentieth century. Both absorbing historical narrative and intellectual detective story, it weaves literary, medical, and military l..


War Of Nerves

Pub Date : 2007-12-18 | Author : Jonathan Tucker | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780307430106
ISBN 13 : 0307430103

In this important and revelatory book, Jonathan Tucker, a leading expert on chemical and biological weapons, chronicles the lethal history of chemical warfare from World War I to t..


Shell Shock

Pub Date : 2002-07-12 | Author : P. Leese | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9780230287921
ISBN 13 : 0230287921

To the British soldiers of the Great War who heard about it, 'shell shock' was uncanny, amusing and sad. To those who experienced it, the condition was shameful, unjustly stigmatiz..


Shell Shock To Ptsd

Pub Date : 2005-09-30 | Author : Edgar Jones | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 9781135420574
ISBN 13 : 1135420572

The application of psychiatry to war and terrorism is highly topical and a source of intense media interest. Shell Shock to PTSD explores the central issues involved in maintaining..



The War Of The Soups And The Sparks

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Elliot S. Valenstein | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231135882
ISBN 13 : 9780231135887

The question of how nerves communicate with one another was the subject of a heated & protracted dispute between pharmacologists & neurophysiologists. This book recalls the debate ..


The Cricket War

Pub Date : 2017-11-02 | Author : Gideon Haigh | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472950642
ISBN 13 : 147295064X

One of The Times' 50 Greatest Sports Books In May 1977, the cricket world awoke to discover that a thirty-nine-year-old Sydney Businessman called Kerry Packer had signed thirty-fiv..