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The Resource Tribe : on homecoming and belonging, Sebastian Junger

Tribe : on homecoming and belonging, Sebastian Junger

Label
Tribe : on homecoming and belonging
Title
Tribe
Title remainder
on homecoming and belonging
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Junger
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin lamented that English settlers were constantly fleeing over to the Indians -- but Indians almost never did the same. Tribal society has been exerting an almost gravitational pull on Westerners for hundreds of years, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary past as a communal species. The most recent example of that attraction is combat veterans who come home to find themselves missing the incredibly intimate bonds of platoon life. The loss of closeness that comes at the end of deployment may help explain the high rates of post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by military veterans today. Combining history, psychology, and anthropology, TRIBE explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning. It explains the irony that -- for many veterans as well as civilians -- war feels better than peace, adversity can turn out to be a blessing, and disasters are sometimes remembered more fondly than weddings or tropical vacations. TRIBE explains why we are stronger when we come together, and how that can be achieved even in today's divided world
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Junger, Sebastian
Dewey number
302.3
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HM554
  • HM716
LC item number
  • .J87 2016b
  • .J86 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social groups
  • Group identity
  • Tribes
  • War and society
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Psychic trauma
  • Disasters
  • Veteran reintegration
  • Veterans
  • War and society
  • Veterans
  • Tribes
  • Social groups
  • Psychic trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Group identity
  • Disasters
Label
Tribe : on homecoming and belonging, Sebastian Junger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-185)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The men and the dogs -- War makes you an animal -- In bitter safety I awake -- Calling home from Mars -- Postscript
Control code
ocn933273453
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 185 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455540839
Lccn
2016427037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Tribe : on homecoming and belonging, Sebastian Junger
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-185)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The men and the dogs -- War makes you an animal -- In bitter safety I awake -- Calling home from Mars -- Postscript
Control code
ocn933273453
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 185 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455540839
Lccn
2016427037
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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