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.

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Announcing Volume 5 of Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality

Announcing Volume 5 of Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality

It is with great excitement that we present the latest installation of Health Tomorrow: Interdisciplinarity and Internationality (HTII). HTII is an open-access, digital, peer reviewed journal based out of Toronto. We are dedicated to publishing research that is relevant to issues of health from social justice perspectives.

 

Re: Designing Accessible Archives

Thank-you all respondents who completed the Society of American Archivists survey on the accessibility of archives. We would like to remind those of you who have not yet completed the survey that you still have time. The SAA aims to improve the accessibility of archives based on users' experiences. The more respondents that we hear from the more accessible our facilities will become. Thank-you again for taking the time to help SAA. The link to the survey is as follows:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CB68537

Sara White, Co-Chair

Author: 
Rana A. Hogarth
Reviewer: 
Stefanie Kennedy

Kennedy on Hogarth, 'Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840'

Rana A. Hogarth. Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 290 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3287-2; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3286-5.

Reviewed by Stefanie Kennedy (University of New Brunswick) Published on H-Disability (May, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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