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Description - Traumatic Pasts by Mark S. Micale

Traumatic Pasts offers a variety of perspectives on mental trauma in war, medicine, culture, and society in modern European and American history. Its primary goals are: to provide a generous sampling of the best of the new historical scholarship about trauma; to indicate the empirical, analytical, and methodological scope of this work; and to present some of the conceptual and methodological issues inherent in writing about the subject. The book operates on the premise that the historical humanities have something crucially important to say about trauma; its essays may be read, in part, as attempts to introduce a deep historical dimension into present-day debates and controversies. However, it is important to stress that these essays are not simply addressed to current concerns; rather, they reflect a shared conviction that trauma opens up new perspectives in the study of social and cultural history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521583657
ISBN-10: 0521583659
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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