Studies on Documented Historical Cases of Civil and War Heroism: A Mini-Review

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This mini-review identifies and briefly describes a total of 12 published studies investigating aspects of war and civil heroism by analyzing larger data sets on documented historical cases of such behavior. Eleven of these studies focus on either Carnegie Medal or Medal of Honor recipients. These two most prominent data sources are briefly characterized and directions for future research are pointed out.
Original languageEnglish
Article number4
Pages (from-to)1-7
JournalHeroism Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

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