Reviews

Author: 
Pieter Verstraete
Reviewer: 
Paul van Trigt

van Trigt on Verstraete, 'In the shadow of disability: Reconnecting History, Identity and Politics'

Pieter Verstraete. In the shadow of disability: Reconnecting History, Identity and Politics. Opladen: Barbara Budrich-Esser, 2012. 133 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8474-0023-3.

Reviewed by Paul van Trigt (UV University Amsterdam) Published on H-Disability (November, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Susan Burch, Michael Rembis
Reviewer: 
María-Isabel Porras Gallo

Porras Gallo on Burch and Rembis, 'Disability Histories'

Susan Burch, Michael Rembis. Disability Histories. Disability Histories Series. Urbana: University Of Illinois Press, 2014. 416 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03874-7; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08031-9.

Reviewed by María-Isabel Porras Gallo (University of Castilla-La Mancha) Published on H-Disability (November, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Ernest Cole
Reviewer: 
Esme Cleall

Cleall on Cole, 'Theorizing the Disfigured Body: Mutilation, Amputation, and Disability in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone'

Ernest Cole. Theorizing the Disfigured Body: Mutilation, Amputation, and Disability in Post-Conflict Sierra Leone. Trenton: Africa Research and Publications, 2014. 196 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59221-965-0.

Reviewed by Esme Cleall (University of Sheffield) Published on H-Disability (November, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Barbara Floyd, ed.
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey F. Reaume

Reaume on Floyd, 'From Institutions to Independence: A History of People with Disabilities in Northwest Ohio'

Barbara Floyd, ed. From Institutions to Independence: A History of People with Disabilities in Northwest Ohio. Toledo: University of Toledo Press, 2010. x + 174 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-932259-07-3.

Reviewed by Geoffrey F. Reaume (York University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
John Lee Clark
Reviewer: 
Michael Reis

Reis on Clark, 'Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience'

John Lee Clark. Where I Stand: On the Signing Community and My DeafBlind Experience. Minneapolis: Handtype Press, 2014. 128 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-941960-00-4.

Reviewed by Michael Reis (Indiana School for the Deaf) Published on H-Disability (October, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Mitzi Waltz
Reviewer: 
Paula Hellal

Hellal on Waltz, 'Autism: A Social and Medical History'

Mitzi Waltz. Autism: A Social and Medical History. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 200 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-52750-8.

Reviewed by Paula Hellal (Birkbeck University of London) Published on H-Disability (October, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Götz Aly
Reviewer: 
Warren Rosenblum

Rosenblum on Aly, 'Die Belasteten: 'Euthanasie' 1939–1945. Eine Gesellschaftsgeschichte'

Götz Aly. Die Belasteten: 'Euthanasie' 1939–1945. Eine Gesellschaftsgeschichte. Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer, 2013. 348 pp. EUR 22.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-10-000429-1.

Reviewed by Warren Rosenblum (Webster University) Published on H-Disability (August, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Gareth Williams
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Williams, 'Paralysed with Fear: The Story of Polio'

Gareth Williams. Paralysed with Fear: The Story of Polio. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Illustrations. xvii + 354 pp. $29.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-29975-8; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-137-50658-0.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (July, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Liat Ben-Moshe, Chris Chapman, Allison C. Carey, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ian Miller

Miller on Ben-Moshe and Chapman and Carey, 'Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada'

Liat Ben-Moshe, Chris Chapman, Allison C. Carey, eds. Disability Incarcerated: Imprisonment and Disability in the United States and Canada. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. xvi + 297 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-39323-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-137-40405-3.

Reviewed by Ian Miller (University of Ulster) Published on H-Disability (April, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Katherine Byrne
Reviewer: 
Alexandra Foulds

Foulds on Byrne, 'Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination'

Katherine Byrne. Tuberculosis and the Victorian Literary Imagination. Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. viii + 223 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-76667-8; $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-67280-2.

Reviewed by Alexandra Foulds (University of Glasgow) Published on H-Disability (April, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe
Reviewer: 
Patrick McDonagh

McDonagh on Malhotra and Rowe, 'Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives: Finding a Voice of Their Own'

Ravi Malhotra, Morgan Rowe. Exploring Disability Identity and Disability Rights through Narratives: Finding a Voice of Their Own. Hoboken: Routledge, 2013. 245 pp.

Reviewed by Patrick McDonagh (Concordia University) Published on H-Disability (February, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Narrating Lives and Claiming Disability Rights

Author: 
Brenda A. LeFrançois, Robert Menzies, Geoffrey Reaume, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jihan Abbas

Abbas on LeFrançois and Menzies and Reaume and eds., 'Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies'

Brenda A. LeFrançois, Robert Menzies, Geoffrey Reaume, eds. Mad Matters: A Critical Reader in Canadian Mad Studies. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 2013. xiv + 394 pp. $54.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55130-534-9; $49.99 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-55130-536-3.

Reviewed by Jihan Abbas (Carleton University) Published on H-Disability (February, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
L. Stephen Jacyna, Stephen T. Casper, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lauren Thompson

Thompson on Jacyna and Casper, 'The Neurological Patient in History'

L. Stephen Jacyna, Stephen T. Casper, eds. The Neurological Patient in History. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2014. 274 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58046-475-8.

Reviewed by Lauren Thompson (Georgia State University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Catharine Coleborne, Dolly MacKinnon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pat Reynolds

Reynolds on Coleborne and MacKinnon, 'Exhibiting Madness in Museums: Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display'

Catharine Coleborne, Dolly MacKinnon, eds. Exhibiting Madness in Museums: Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display. New York: Routledge, 2011. 218 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-88092-3; ISBN 978-0-203-80710-1.

Reviewed by Pat Reynolds (Independent historian) Published on H-Disability (January, 2015) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Professional Accounts, Peep Shows, and Other Possibilities

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