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: 
Audra Jennings
Reviewer: 
Beth Linker

Linker on Jennings, 'Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America'


Audra Jennings. Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 296 pp. 55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4851-7.

Reviewed by Beth Linker (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Call for Items: Disability History Association Newsletter (Spring 2017)

It's that time again! If you have announcements, essays, calls, commentaries, reports, or other goodies to share in the Disability History Association newsletter for Spring 2017, I'm open to receive submissions at

turley2@earthlink.net

To check out what diverse kinds of content we have included in the past, visit previous issues here:
http://dishist.org/?page_id=27

Author: 
Sara Newman
Reviewer: 
Jane Buckingham

Buckingham on Newman, 'Writing Disability: A Critical History'


Sara Newman. Writing Disability: A Critical History. Disability in Society Series. Boulder: FirstForumPress, 2013. vii + 207 pp. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-935049-54-8.

Reviewed by Jane Buckingham (University of Canterbury)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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