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Mystery of Courage

ISBN-10: 067400826X

ISBN-13: 9780674008267

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

Authors: William Ian Miller

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Description:

This volume utilises soldiers' memoirs, heroic and romantic literature and philosophical discussions to analyse the link between courage and fear and expose the role of courage in generating anxieties of manhood and masculinity.
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Introduction: The Good Coward
Aristodemus, or Cowardice Redeemed
Tim O'Brien and Laches
Courageous Disposition
Courage and Scarcity
""I Have a Wife and Pigs""
Shoot the Stragglers and the Problem of Retreat
Offense, Defense, and Rescue
Man the Chicken
Praised Be Rashness
Stupidity, Skill, and Shame
The Shape and Style of Courage
The Emotional Terrain: Fear, Hope, Despair
The Emotional Terrain: Disgust, Anger, Relief
Courage and Chastity