H-Disability is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the experience and phenomenon of 'disability.' H-Disability was established in response to the growing academic interest and expanding scholarly literature on issues of disability throughout the world.

Recent Content

Author: 
Charles E. Claggett Jr, Richard E. Weiss
Reviewer: 
Henry C. Alphin Jr

Alphin Jr on Claggett Jr and Weiss, 'Max Starkloff and the Fight for Disability Rights'


Charles E. Claggett Jr, Richard E. Weiss. Max Starkloff and the Fight for Disability Rights. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 400 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-883982-79-9.

Reviewed by Henry C. Alphin Jr (Drexel University)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

NEWS: UT-Austin Earns NEH Grant for Disability History

https://www.uta.edu/news/releases/2016/04/Library-NEHgrant-disabilityhistory.php

First sentences of the press release:

Leading U.S. disability history scholars and practitioners will converge at The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries in July to formalize a consortium committed to developing an online portal for disability history resources.

Author: 
Guy R. Hasegawa
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Hasegawa, 'Mending Broken Soldiers: The Union and Confederate Programs to Supply Artificial Limbs'


Guy R. Hasegawa. Mending Broken Soldiers: The Union and Confederate Programs to Supply Artificial Limbs. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2012. 160 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3130-7.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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