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On killing : the psychological cost of learning to kill in war and society / Dave Grossman.

Grossman, Dave. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780316330008
  • ISBN: 0316330000 :
  • Description: xxvi, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1995.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [348]-352) and index.
Contents Note: Killing and the existence of resistance: a world of virgins studying sex --Killing and combat trauma: the role of killing in psychiatric casualties --Killing and physical distance: from a distance, you don't look anything like a friend --An anatomy of killing: all factors considered --Killing and atrocities: "No honor here, no virtue" --The killing response stages: what does it feel like to kill? --Killing in Vietnam: what have we done to our soldiers? --Killing in America: what are we doing to our children?