Presenting the untold story of thousands of Australian families who welcomed back disabled soldiers after World War I, this poignant account reveals the true impact of physical injury and shell shock on these men and their families well into the 1930s. Drawing the reader into the emotional interior of family life, the discussion brings to light the daily struggles of Australia's 90,000 "changed men" and reveals the significant burdens carried by their family members.
About the Author
Marina Larsson has published widely on war and repatriation history and is also an expert on disability and gender history. She received the Australian Historical Association's biennial Serle Award in 2008 for her postgraduate thesis in Australian history.