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Tribe : on homecoming and belonging / Sebastian Junger.

Junger, Sebastian, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville LP 302.3 JUN (Text) 76895000235822 1st Floor Nonfiction Available -
Thorntown PL - Thorntown 302.3 JUN (Text) 30034001231334 Adult Non-Fiction Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455540839
  • ISBN: 1455540838
  • Physical Description: xviii, 185 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-185).
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- The men and the dogs -- War makes you an animal -- In bitter safety I awake -- Calling home from Mars -- Postscript.
Summary, etc.: Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians-but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is combat veterans who come home to find themselves missing the incredibly intimate bonds of platoon life. The loss of closeness that comes at the end of deployment may explain the high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by military veterans today.
Subject: Social groups > Psychological aspects.
Group identity.
Tribes.
Genre: Large type books.

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