Reviews

Author: 
Connie L. Scarborough
Reviewer: 
Iona McCleery

McCleery on Scarborough, 'Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced'

Connie L. Scarborough. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced. Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 252 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-8964-875-4.

Reviewed by Iona McCleery (University of Leeds) Published on H-Disability (December, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Bianca Frohne Cordula Nolte, Uta Halle and Sonja Kerth, eds.
Reviewer: 
Will Rogers

Rogers on Cordula Nolte, 'Dis/Ability History Der Vormoderne: Premodern Dis/Ability History'

Bianca Frohne Cordula Nolte, Uta Halle and Sonja Kerth, eds. Dis/Ability History Der Vormoderne: Premodern Dis/Ability History. Affalterbach: Didymos-Verlag, 2017. 512 pp. EUR 58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-939020-83-7.

Reviewed by Will Rogers (University of Louisiana, Munroe) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Melanie Yergeau
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Yergeau, 'Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness'

Melanie Yergeau. Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness. Raleigh: Duke University Press Books, 2018. 312 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7011-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7020-8.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Georg August Universität, Göttingen) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Elizabeth Guffey
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Guffey, 'Designing Disability: Symbols, Space and Society'

Elizabeth Guffey. Designing Disability: Symbols, Space and Society. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. Illustrations. 240 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-00427-6; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00428-3.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Heather H. Vacek
Reviewer: 
Corrine C. Bertram

Bertram on Vacek, 'Madness: American Protestant Responses to Mental Illness'

Heather H. Vacek. Madness: American Protestant Responses to Mental Illness. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2015. 283 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4813-0057-5.

Reviewed by Corrine C. Bertram (Shippensburg University) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50948

Author: 
Ilana Löwy
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Löwy, 'Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis'

Ilana Löwy. Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. pp. (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-4214-2363-0.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Georg August Universität, Göttingen) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Hanes and Brown and Hansen, 'The Routledge History of Disability'

Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen, eds. The Routledge History of Disability. Routledge Histories Series. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017. 540 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-19357-4.

Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY)) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jessica L. Adler
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Adler, 'Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System'

Jessica L. Adler. Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System. Reconfiguring American Political History Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. x + 353 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2287-9.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Reja-e Busailah
Reviewer: 
Sandy M. Sufian

Sufian on Busailah, 'In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood'

Reja-e Busailah. In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood. Washington, DC: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2017. xx + 371 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88728-000-9.

Reviewed by Sandy M. Sufian (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jennifer L. Lambe
Reviewer: 
Michael Murphy

Murphy on Lambe, 'Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History'

Jennifer L. Lambe. Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History. Envisioning Cuba Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 344 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3102-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3101-1.

Reviewed by Michael Murphy (Mississippi State University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Agneta Pleijel
Reviewer: 
Anna Derksen

Derksen on Pleijel, 'Sister and Brother: A Family Story'

Agneta Pleijel. Sister and Brother: A Family Story. Translated by Harald Hille. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2018. 248 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-944838-20-1.

Reviewed by Anna Derksen (Leiden University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52668

Author: 
David M. Turner, Daniel Blackie
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Turner and Blackie, 'Disability in the Industrial Revolution: Physical Impairment in British Coalmining, 1780-1880'

David M. Turner, Daniel Blackie. Disability in the Industrial Revolution: Physical Impairment in British Coalmining, 1780-1880. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. 264 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-1815-8.

Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Eunjung Kim
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Kim, 'Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea'

Eunjung Kim. Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. Illustrations. xii + 300 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6288-3; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6277-7.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (September, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Elizabeth S. Mathews
Reviewer: 
Coreen McGuire

McGuire on Mathews, 'Language, Power, and Resistance: Mainstreaming Deaf Education'

Elizabeth S. Mathews. Language, Power, and Resistance: Mainstreaming Deaf Education. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2017. 192 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-944838-04-1.

Reviewed by Coreen McGuire (University of Bristol) Published on H-Disability (September, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Susan C. Lawrence
Reviewer: 
Pat Reynolds

Reynolds on Lawrence, 'Privacy and the Past: Research, Law, Archives, Ethics'

Susan C. Lawrence. Privacy and the Past: Research, Law, Archives, Ethics. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 188 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7436-3.

Reviewed by Pat Reynolds (independent scholar) Published on H-Disability (September, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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