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.
Jennifer Wallis. Investigating the Body in the Victorian Asylum: Doctors, Patients, and Practices. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Illustrations. 276 pp. $31.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-56713-6.
Reviewed by Lynsey Cullen (University of Leicester) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)
As part of our commitment to promoting the work of disability historians at all career stages, the Disability History Association (DHA) is proud to invite graduate students to apply for our semi-annual conference travel award. The award is meant to support travel to professional academic conferences and is not restricted by geographic location. The fellowship committee will award up to two graduate student applicants $250 (US) each to support attendance at conferences between September 2018 and August 2019. The Association will cover expenses in currencies other than U.S.
David Scrimgeour. Proper People: Early Asylum Life in the Words of Those Who Were There. York: York Publishing Services Ltd, 2016. 468 pp. $142.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9933715-0-9.
Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (August, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)