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Psychological consequences of the American Civil War / R. Gregory Lande.

Lande, R. Gregory, (author.).

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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 973.7 LANDE (Text) 9781476667379S On Order On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476667379 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1476667373 : PAP
  • Physical Description: vii, 246 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references( pages 225-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Sadness and suicide -- A loss of faith -- Promising much and delivering little -- Intemperance -- Carnival of crime -- Pretentious panaceas -- Return of reason.
Summary, etc.: "The conclusion of America's Civil War set off an ongoing struggle as a fractured society suffered the psychological consequences of four years of destruction, deprivation and distrust. Veterans experienced climbing rates of depression, suicide, mental illness, crime, and alcohol and drug abuse. This book provides a comprehensive account of the war-weary fighting their mental demons"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Psychological aspects.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Social aspects.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Destruction and pillage.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Influence.
United States. Army > Military life > History > 19th century.
Veterans > United States > Psychology.
Soldiers > United States > Social conditions > 19th century.
Veterans > United States > Social conditions > 19th century.

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