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Home from the War: Learning From Vietnam Robert Jay Lifton

Home from the War: Learning From Vietnam

Robert Jay Lifton

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ISBN : 9781590511688
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496 pages
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In Home from the War, the award-winning author and noted psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton offers a powerful critique of American militarism during the Vietnam War. Recognized as the ultimate text for those working with Vietnam veterans, the booksMoreIn Home from the War, the award-winning author and noted psychiatrist Robert Jay Lifton offers a powerful critique of American militarism during the Vietnam War. Recognized as the ultimate text for those working with Vietnam veterans, the books insights have had enormous influence among psychologists and psychiatrists all over the world.Liftons new preface connects the experience of Vietnam veterans with that of veterans of the war in Iraq. Both were brought into the atrocity producing situations that led to My Lai and Abu Ghraib. Lifton raises the possibility that Iraq veterans could experience the kind of healing transformation that many who fought in Vietnam were able to achieve.