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: 
Robert Bogdan, With contributions from Martin Elks and James A. Knoll.
Reviewer: 
Laurel Daen

Daen on Bogdan and With contributions from Martin Elks and James A. Knoll., 'Picturing Disability: Beggar, Freak, Citizen, and Other Photographic Rhetoric'

Robert Bogdan, With contributions from Martin Elks and James A. Knoll. Picturing Disability: Beggar, Freak, Citizen, and Other Photographic Rhetoric. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2012. 198 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3302-0.

Reviewed by Laurel Daen (College of William & Mary) Published on H-Disability (August, 2013) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Construction of a Visual Culture of Disability

Author: 
Julie Anderson
Reviewer: 
Dee Hoole

Hoole on Anderson, 'War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: 'Soul of a Nation''

Julie Anderson. War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: 'Soul of a Nation'. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011. xii + 239 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8250-4.

Reviewed by Dee Hoole (University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Disability (August, 2013) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Wright
Reviewer: 
Beth R. Handler

Handler on Wright, 'Downs: The History of a Disability'

David Wright. Downs: The History of a Disability. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiii + 239 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-956793-5.

Reviewed by Beth R. Handler (Clark County School District) Published on H-Disability (August, 2013) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

A Conundrum and Phenomenon: The Complex Story of Down Syndrome

Author: 
Kristina L. Richardson
Reviewer: 
Winston Black

Black on Richardson, 'Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic World: Blighted Bodies'

Kristina L. Richardson. Difference and Disability in the Medieval Islamic World: Blighted Bodies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012. ix + 158 pp. $115.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-4507-7.

Reviewed by Winston Black (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Disability (August, 2013) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Blighted Bodies in the Islamicate World

Author: 
Pamela Dale, Anne Borsay, eds.
Reviewer: 
Paula Hellal

Hellal on Dale and Borsay, 'Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979'

Pamela Dale, Anne Borsay, eds. Disabled Children: Contested Caring, 1850-1979. London: Pickering & Chatto Ltd, 2012. 256 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84893-361-3.

Reviewed by Paula Hellal (Birkbeck University of London) Published on H-Disability (July, 2013) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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