Reviews

Author: 
Leo van Bergen
Reviewer: 
Charmaine Robson

Robson on Bergen, 'Uncertainty, Anxiety, Frugality: Dealing with Leprosy in the Dutch East Indies, 1816-1942'

Leo van Bergen. Uncertainty, Anxiety, Frugality: Dealing with Leprosy in the Dutch East Indies, 1816-1942. History of Medicine in Southeast Asia Series. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2018. 316 pp. $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-981-4722-83-4.

Reviewed by Charmaine Robson (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Disability (October, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Simon Jarrett
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey F. Reaume

Reaume on Jarrett, 'Those They Called Idiots: The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day'

Simon Jarrett. Those They Called Idiots: The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day. London: Reaktion Books, 2020. 304 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78914-301-0

Reviewed by Geoffrey F. Reaume (York University, Toronto) Published on H-Disability (October, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Marty Fink
Reviewer: 
Jessie Hewitt

Hewitt on Fink, 'Forget Burial: HIV Kinship, Disability, and Queer/Trans Narratives of Care'

Marty Fink. Forget Burial: HIV Kinship, Disability, and Queer/Trans Narratives of Care. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2020. 214 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-978813-76-2.

Reviewed by Jessie Hewitt (University of Redlands) Published on H-Disability (October, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Millett-Gallant and Howie, 'Disability and Art History'

Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie, eds. Disability and Art History. Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. Illustrations. 218 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8153-9213-2

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (August, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Bess Williamson, Elizabeth E. Guffey, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elsbeth Bösl

Bösl on Williamson and Guffey, 'Making Disability Modern: Design Histories'

Bess Williamson, Elizabeth E. Guffey, eds. Making Disability Modern: Design Histories. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020. 264 pp. Ill. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-07042-4.

Reviewed by Elsbeth Bösl (Universität der Bundeswehr München) Published on H-Disability (August, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Nidhi Singal, Paul Lynch, Shruti Taneja Johansson, eds.
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Singal and Lynch and Johansson, 'Education and Disability in the Global South: New Perspectives from Africa and Asia'

Nidhi Singal, Paul Lynch, Shruti Taneja Johansson, eds. Education and Disability in the Global South: New Perspectives from Africa and Asia. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 322 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-9120-0

Author: 
Åsa Jansson
Reviewer: 
Lynsey Cullen

Cullen on Jansson, 'From Melancholia to Depression: Disordered Mood in Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry'

Åsa Jansson. From Melancholia to Depression: Disordered Mood in Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. 249 pp. $59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-54801-8.

Reviewed by Lynsey Cullen (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Disability (July, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Kirsti Bohata, Alexandra Jones, Mike Mantin, Steven Thompson
Reviewer: 
Vicky Long

Long on Bohata and Jones and Mantin and Thompson, 'Disability in Industrial Britain: A Cultural and Literary History of Impairment in the Coal Industry, 1880-1948'

Kirsti Bohata, Alexandra Jones, Mike Mantin, Steven Thompson. Disability in Industrial Britain: A Cultural and Literary History of Impairment in the Coal Industry, 1880-1948. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 320 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-2431-9

Author: 
Jessie Hewitt
Reviewer: 
Morag Allan Campbell

Campbell on Hewitt, 'Institutionalizing Gender: Madness, the Family, and Psychiatric Power in Nineteenth-Century France'

Jessie Hewitt. Institutionalizing Gender: Madness, the Family, and Psychiatric Power in Nineteenth-Century France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. 252 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-5331-2.

Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (June, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Clara Jean Mosley Hall, Gayle Williamson
Reviewer: 
Caroline Lieffers

Lieffers on Hall and Williamson, 'Paris in America: A Deaf Nanticoke Shoemaker and His Daughter'

Clara Jean Mosley Hall, Gayle Williamson. Paris in America: A Deaf Nanticoke Shoemaker and His Daughter. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2018. xxii + 212 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-944838-35-5.

Reviewed by Caroline Lieffers (The King's University) Published on H-Disability (June, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Michael Robinson
Reviewer: 
Amy Milne-Smith

Milne-Smith on Robinson, 'Shell-Shocked British Army Veterans in Ireland, 1918-39: A Difficult Homecoming'

Michael Robinson. Shell-Shocked British Army Veterans in Ireland, 1918-39: A Difficult Homecoming. Manchester: MANCHESTER UNIV Press, 2020. xiv + 253 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-4005-0

Reviewed by Amy Milne-Smith (Wilfred Laurier University) Published on H-Disability (May, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Cristina Hanganu-Bresch, Carol Berkenkotter
Reviewer: 
Allan Beveridge

Beveridge on Hanganu-Bresch and Berkenkotter, 'Diagnosing Madness: The Discursive Construction of the Psychiatric Patient, 1850-1920'

Cristina Hanganu-Bresch, Carol Berkenkotter. Diagnosing Madness: The Discursive Construction of the Psychiatric Patient, 1850-1920. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2019. xii + 180 pp. $51.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-64336-025-6.

Reviewed by Allan Beveridge (University of Edinburgh) Published on H-Disability (April, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Deborah Blythe Doroshow
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Doroshow, 'Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children'

Deborah Blythe Doroshow. Emotionally Disturbed: A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. ix + 335 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-62143-2.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (April, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Victoria Shmidt, ed.
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Scales

Scales on Shmidt, 'The Politics of Disability in Interwar and Socialist Czechoslovakia'

Victoria Shmidt, ed. The Politics of Disability in Interwar and Socialist Czechoslovakia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019. 252 pp. EUR 99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-4-9637200-1-4.

Reviewed by Rebecca Scales (Rochester Institute of Technology) Published on H-Disability (April, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Bruce J. Dierenfield, David A. Gerber
Reviewer: 
Andrew McKendry

McKendry on Dierenfield, 'Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District (Disability Histories)'

Bruce J. Dierenfield, David A. Gerber. Disability Rights and Religious Liberty in Education: The Story behind Zobrest v. Catalina Foothills School District (Disability Histories). Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2020. 240 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08507-9; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04320-8; $14.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-252-05208-8. 

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