Reviews

Author: 
Irina Metzler
Reviewer: 
Winston Black

Black on Irina Metzler, 'A Social History of Disability in the Middle Ages'


Irina Metzler. A Social History of Disability in the Middle Ages. New York: Routledge, 2013. 346 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-82259-6.

Reviewed by Winston Black (University of Tennessee)
Published on H-Disability (June, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Harilyn Rousso
Reviewer: 
Candice Casas

Casas on Rousso, 'Don't Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back'


Harilyn Rousso. Don't Call Me Inspirational: A Disabled Feminist Talks Back. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. xiii + 209 pp. $74.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-0936-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4399-0937-9; $24.95 (electronic), ISBN 978-1-4399-0938-6.

Reviewed by Candice Casas (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Allison P. Hobgood, David Houston Wood, eds.
Reviewer: 
Simon Jarrett

Jarrett on Hobgood and Wood, 'Recovering Disability in Early Modern England'


Allison P. Hobgood, David Houston Wood, eds. Recovering Disability in Early Modern England. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2013. 240 pp. $52.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1215-8.

Reviewed by Simon Jarrett (Birkbeck College, University of London)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Staring at Early Modern Disability

Author: 
Chloe Silverman
Reviewer: 
Carolyn Ogburn

Ogburn on Silverman, 'Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder'


Chloe Silverman. Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. x + 340 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-15046-8.

Reviewed by Carolyn Ogburn (UNC-TEACCH)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

What’s Love Got to Do with It? A History of Autism and Affect

Author: 
James W. Trent Jr.
Reviewer: 
Allison Carey

Carey on Trent Jr., 'The Manliest Man: Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth-Century American Reform'


James W. Trent Jr. The Manliest Man: Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth-Century American Reform. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2012. ix + 325 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-958-4; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55849-959-1.

Reviewed by Allison Carey (Shippensburg University)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Exploring the Legacy of Samuel G. Howe

Author: 
R. A. R. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Jaipreet Virdi-Dhesi

Virdi-Dhesi on Edwards, 'Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture'


R. A. R. Edwards. Words Made Flesh: Nineteenth-Century Deaf Education and the Growth of Deaf Culture. History of Disability Series. New York: New York University Press, 2012. vii + 255 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-2243-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4798-8373-8.

Reviewed by Jaipreet Virdi-Dhesi (University of Toronto)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Wagner
Reviewer: 
Edward (Ed) T. Morman

Morman on Wagner, 'The "Miracle Worker" and the Transcendentalist: Annie Sullivan, Franklin Sanborn, and the Education of Helen Keller'


David Wagner. The "Miracle Worker" and the Transcendentalist: Annie Sullivan, Franklin Sanborn, and the Education of Helen Keller. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2012. viii + 171 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59451-936-9; $33.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59451-937-6.

Reviewed by Edward (Ed) T. Morman (Independent)
Published on H-Disability (February, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jo Buckberry, Annia Cherryson, eds.
Reviewer: 
William Southwell-Wright

Southwell-Wright on Buckberry and Cherryson, 'Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England, c. 650-1100'


Jo Buckberry, Annia Cherryson, eds. Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England, c. 650-1100. Studies in Funerary Archaeology Series. Oxford: Oxbrow Books, 2010. x + 142 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84217-965-9.

Reviewed by William Southwell-Wright (University of Durham)
Published on H-Disability (January, 2014)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Angela M. Smith
Reviewer: 
Hannah Tweed

Tweed on Smith, 'Hideous Progeny: Disability, Eugenics, and Classic Horror Cinema'


Angela M. Smith. Hideous Progeny: Disability, Eugenics, and Classic Horror Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. xii + 336 pp. $87.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-15716-2; $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-15717-9; ISBN 978-0-231-52785-9.

Reviewed by Hannah Tweed (University of Glasgow)
Published on H-Disability (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Eileen M. Murphy, ed.
Reviewer: 
William Southwell-Wright

Southwell-Wright on Murphy, 'Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record'


Eileen M. Murphy, ed. Deviant Burial in the Archaeological Record. Oxford: Oxbrow Books, 2008. xviii + 244 pp. $60.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84217-338-1.

Reviewed by William Southwell-Wright (University of Durham)
Published on H-Disability (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Deviancy and Disability in the Human Past

Author: 
Patricia Mahon
Reviewer: 
Michelle White

White on Mahon, 'Mrs. Spencer Tracy and the John Tracy Clinic: A Tireless Drive to Educate Deaf Children'


Patricia Mahon. Mrs. Spencer Tracy and the John Tracy Clinic: A Tireless Drive to Educate Deaf Children. Jefferson: McFarland & Co., 2012. xii + 309 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-4765-7.

Reviewed by Michelle White (Syracuse University)
Published on H-Disability (October, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David M. Turner
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Turner, 'Disability in Eighteenth-Century England: Imagining Physical Impairment'


David M. Turner. Disability in Eighteenth-Century England: Imagining Physical Impairment. Routledge Studies in Modern British History Series. New York: Routledge, 2012. xiv + 213 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-88644-4.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London)
Published on H-Disability (September, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Robert Bogdan, With contributions from Martin Elks and James A. Knoll.
Reviewer: 
Laurel Daen

Daen on Bogdan and With contributions from Martin Elks and James A. Knoll., 'Picturing Disability: Beggar, Freak, Citizen, and Other Photographic Rhetoric'


Robert Bogdan, With contributions from Martin Elks and James A. Knoll. Picturing Disability: Beggar, Freak, Citizen, and Other Photographic Rhetoric. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2012. 198 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-3302-0.

Reviewed by Laurel Daen (College of William & Mary)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Construction of a Visual Culture of Disability

Author: 
Julie Anderson
Reviewer: 
Dee Hoole

Hoole on Anderson, 'War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: 'Soul of a Nation''


Julie Anderson. War, Disability and Rehabilitation in Britain: 'Soul of a Nation'. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2011. xii + 239 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8250-4.

Reviewed by Dee Hoole (University of Aberdeen)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Wright
Reviewer: 
Beth R. Handler

Handler on Wright, 'Downs: The History of a Disability'


David Wright. Downs: The History of a Disability. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiii + 239 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-956793-5.

Reviewed by Beth R. Handler (Clark County School District)
Published on H-Disability (August, 2013)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

A Conundrum and Phenomenon: The Complex Story of Down Syndrome

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