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: 
Catharine Coleborne
Reviewer: 
Natalie Spagnuolo

Spagnuolo on Coleborne, 'Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910'


Catharine Coleborne. Insanity, Identity and Empire: Immigrants and Institutional Confinement in Australia and New Zealand, 1873-1910. Studies in Imperialism Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8724-0.

Reviewed by Natalie Spagnuolo (York University, Toronto)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
James W. Trent
Reviewer: 
Daniel Werges

Werges on Trent, 'Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States'


James W. Trent. Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Intellectual Disability in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. Illustrations, tables. 392 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-939618-4.

Reviewed by Daniel Werges (City University of New York)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2018)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Patrick Devlieger, Beatriz Miranda-Galarza, Steven E. Brown, Megan Strickfaden, eds.
Reviewer: 
Celeste Sharpe

Sharpe on Devlieger and Miranda-Galarza and Brown and Strickfaden, 'Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture and Society (Second Edition)'


Patrick Devlieger, Beatriz Miranda-Galarza, Steven E. Brown, Megan Strickfaden, eds. Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture and Society (Second Edition). Antwerp: Maklu, Garant & Cyclus, 2016. 514 pp. $58.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-441-3417-9.

Reviewed by Celeste Sharpe (George Mason University)
Published on H-Disability (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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