Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

Achilles in Vietnam: Combat Trauma and the Undoing of Character

Jonathan Shay


An unique and groundbreaking publication that examines the mental devastation of struggle via evaluating the warriors of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans struggling with post-traumatic rigidity disorder

In this strikingly unique and groundbreaking ebook, Dr. Shay examines the mental devastation of battle via evaluating the warriors of Homer’s Iliad with Vietnam veterans being affected by post-traumatic pressure affliction. even if the Iliad used to be written twenty-seven centuries in the past it has a lot to educate approximately wrestle trauma, as do the newer, compelling voices and stories of Vietnam vets.

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