Achilles in Vietnam : Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character
New York, Simon & Schuster/Touchstone. 1995. (ISBN: 0684813211) Soft Cover. "In this strikingly original and groundbreaking book, Dr. Shay examines the psychological devastation of war by comparing the soldiers of Homer's 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." 246p. bibliography.index. Very Good.
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Keywords: War Achilles Homer Iliad Psychology Homer Greek Influence on Culture 0684813211