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Author Gezari, Vanessa M.

Title The tender soldier : a true story of war and sacrifice / Vanessa M. Gezari.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2013]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    958.1047 GEZ    Available
Description x, 347 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue -- Election day -- What you don't know will kill you -- The tender soldier -- Maiwand -- The anthropology of us and them -- Hearts and minds -- Crime and punishment -- Good intentions -- The devil you don't know -- Epilogue.
Summary Part of the Pentagon's most daring and controversial attempt since Vietnam to bring social science to the Afghanistan battlefield, three tough-minded American civilians find their humanity tested and their lives forever changed by this little-known mission.
Subject Loyd, Paula.
Cooper, Clint.
Ayala, Don.
United States. Army. Human Terrain System.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Campaigns -- Afghanistan -- De Maywand Kārīz.
Counterinsurgency -- Afghanistan -- De Maywand Kārīz.
Applied anthropology -- Afghanistan.
Anthropologists -- United States -- Biography.
Applied anthropology -- United States -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Social sciences -- Research -- United States -- Moral and ethical aspects.
ISBN 9781439177396 hardback
1439177392 hardback

 
    
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