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After war : the weight of life at Walter Reed / Zoë H. Wool.

Author/Creator:
Wool, Zoë Hamilton, author.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2015.
Series:
Critical global health.
Critical global health
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (265 p.)
Subjects:
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries -- United States.
Disabled veterans -- Medical care -- United States.
Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Zoë H. Wool explores how the most severely injured veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars rehabilitating at Walter Reed Medical Center-whether recovering from losing a limb or sustaining a traumatic brain injury-struggle to build some kind of ordinary life in a situation that is anything but ordinary.
Contents:
The extra/ordinary atmosphere of Walter Reed
A present history of fragments
The economy of patriotism
On movement
Intimate attachments and the securing of life.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8223-7509-5
OCLC:
1139382939
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