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: 
Sharrona Pearl
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Pearl, 'Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other'

Sharrona Pearl. Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46136-6; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-46122-9.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alice Brumby

Brumby on Borsay and Dale, 'Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Careers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries'

Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale, eds. Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Careers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 288 pp. GBP 70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9693-8.

Reviewed by Alice Brumby (University of Huddersfield) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Stephen Snelders
Reviewer: 
Charmaine Robson

Robson on Snelders, 'Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule, 1750–1950'

Stephen Snelders. Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule, 1750–1950. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-1299-6.

Reviewed by Charmaine Robson (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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