Reviews

Author: 
Greg Eghigian, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Eghigian, 'The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health'

Greg Eghigian, ed. The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health. Routledge Histories Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 404 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-78160-3.

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

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50718

Author: 
Steven J. Taylor
Reviewer: 
David Wright

Wright on Taylor, 'Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907'

Steven J. Taylor. Child Insanity in England, 1845-1907. Palgrave Studies in the History of Childhood Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 191 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-60026-4.

Reviewed by David Wright (McGill University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Bingham and Green, 'Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor'

Shawn Chandler Bingham, Sara E. Green. Seriously Funny: Disability and the Paradoxical Power of Humor. Boulder: Lynne Reinner Publishers, 2017. 200 pp,. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62637-520-8; $65.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-62637-565-9.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (January, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jenni Kuuliala
Reviewer: 
Christiane N. Fabbri

Fabbri on Kuuliala, 'Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization'

Jenni Kuuliala. Childhood Disability and Social Integration in the Middle Ages: Constructions of Impairments in Thirteenth- and Fourteenth-Century Canonization. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2016. 380 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-55185-2.

Reviewed by Christiane N. Fabbri (Yale University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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

Author: 
Heather R. Perry
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Perry, 'Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany'

Heather R. Perry. Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8924-4.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (November, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Andrew Scull
Reviewer: 
Morag Allan Campbell

Campbell on Scull, 'Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine'

Andrew Scull. Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 448 pp. Illustrations. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16615-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17344-3.

Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (November, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Waldschmidt and Berressem and Ingwersen, 'Culture-Theory-Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies'

Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory-Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies. Disability Studies: Body - Power - Difference Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 280 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2533-2.

Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Marius Turda, ed.
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Turda, 'The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries'

Marius Turda, ed. The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. 656 pp. $176.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-3175-9.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49619

Author: 
Livio Pestilli
Reviewer: 
Tim Vermande

Vermande on Pestilli, 'Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era'

Livio Pestilli. Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era. New York: Routledge, 2016. xii + 182 pp. Illustrations. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-6978-6.

Reviewed by Tim Vermande (The Art Institute of Indianapolis) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Douglas C. Baynton
Reviewer: 
Marjory Harper

Harper on Baynton, 'Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics'

Douglas C. Baynton. Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 177 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-36416-2.

Reviewed by Marjory Harper (The Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, The University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Stephen E. Mawdsley
Reviewer: 
José Martinez-Pérez

Martinez-Pérez on Mawdsley, 'Selling Science: Polio and the Promise of Gamma Globulin'

Stephen E. Mawdsley. Selling Science: Polio and the Promise of Gamma Globulin. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 232 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7439-4.

Reviewed by José Martinez-Pérez (University of Castilla-La Mancha) Published on H-Disability (August, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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