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Nancy's Bookshelf: Butte College history instructor writes about mental illness and Civil War soldiers


Dillon Carroll is an Instructor at Butte Community College. He holds a doctorate in history from the University of Georgia.

His book, Invisible Wounds: Mental Illness and Civil War Soldiers (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) examines the effects of military service, particularly combat, on the psyches and emotional well-being of Civil War soldiers.

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Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.
Matt Fidler is a producer and sound designer with over 15 years’ experience producing nationally distributed public radio programs. He has worked for shows such as Freakonomics Radio, Selected Shorts, Studio 360, The New Yorker Radio Hour and The Takeaway. In 2017, Matt launched the language podcast Very Bad Words, hitting the #28 spot in the iTunes podcast charts.