Book ID: CBB600983096

The Long Shadow: Australia's Vietnam Veterans Since the War (2021)

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Peter Yule (Author)


NewSouth Books


Publication Date: 2021
Physical Details: 688
Language: English

The medical and psychological legacies of the Vietnam War are major and continuing issues for veterans, their families, and the community, yet the facts about the impact of Agent Orange, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other long-term health aspects are little understood. The Long Shadow sets the record straight about the health of Vietnam veterans and reveals a more detailed and complex picture. Profiling the stories of the veterans themselves, this comprehensive and authoritative book is a pioneering work of history on the aftermath of war. It takes a broad approach to the medical legacies, exploring the post-war experiences of Vietnam veterans, the evolution and development of the repatriation system in the post-Vietnam decades and the evolving medical understanding of veterans' health issues.

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Authors & Contributors
Vuic, Kara Dixon
Rhode, Michael
Abdul-Hamid, Walid Khalid
Hughes, Jamie Hacker
Kuzmarov, Jeremy
Engerman, David
Journals
Early Science and Medicine: A Journal for the Study of Science, Technology and Medicine in the Pre-modern Period
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Scientia Canadensis: Journal of the History of Canadian Science, Technology, and Medicine
Social History of Medicine
Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences
Journal of Social History
Publishers
Johns Hopkins University Press
Brandeis University
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of California, San Diego
University of Alabama Press
Boolarong Press
Concepts
Medicine and the military; medicine in war
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Medicine
Psychiatry
Mental disorders and diseases
Veterans
People
Herodotos of Halicarnassos
Burton, Alan C.
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
Ancient
Places
United States
Vietnam
Japan
Mesopotamia
Assyria
Ontario (Canada)
Institutions
United States. Army
University of Western Ontario (Canada)
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