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Author Taylor, Steven J., 1949-
Title Acts of conscience : World War II, mental institutions, and religious objectors / Steven J. Taylor
Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RC443 .T39 2009    AVAILABLE    30610020304580
Edition 1st ed
Descript xv, 484 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 453-466) and indexes
"Work of national importance under civilian direction" -- "Religious training and belief" -- "An experiment in democracy" -- "A significant epoch in your life" -- "Detached units" -- "A working compromise between church and state" -- "Out of sight, out of mind" -- "A mind that found itself" -- "They asked for a hard job" -- "Bughousers" and "conchies" -- "The exposé as a progressive tool" -- "They were fighting everybody" -- "Mental hospitals are again under fire" -- "Another growing pain" -- "Scandal results in real reforms."
Subject Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- 20th century
People with mental disabilities -- Education -- United States -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States
Civilian Public Service -- History
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