Reviews

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

Author: 
Julie Avril Minich
Reviewer: 
Dustin Galer

Galer on Minich, 'Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico'

Julie Avril Minich. Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. 241 pp. $84.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-1069-6.

Reviewed by Dustin Galer (University of Toronto) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, Elizabeth J. Donaldson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Bolt and Rodas and Donaldson, 'The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre, Discourse, Disability'

David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, Elizabeth J. Donaldson, eds. The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre, Discourse, Disability. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2012. 208 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1196-0.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Mel Y. Chen
Reviewer: 
Erin Kingsley

Kingsley on Chen, 'Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect'

Mel Y. Chen. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. Perverse Modernities Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. xi + 297 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5254-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5272-3.

Reviewed by Erin Kingsley (University of Colorado at Boulder) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Stitching Together Life

Author: 
Anna Kérchy, Andrea Zittlau, eds.
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Kérchy and Zittlau, 'Exploring the Cultural History of Continental European Freak Shows and 'Enfreakment''

Anna Kérchy, Andrea Zittlau, eds. Exploring the Cultural History of Continental European Freak Shows and 'Enfreakment'. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. Illustrations. 297 pp. $75.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4438-4134-4.

Reviewed by M. Lynn Rose (Truman State University) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Pioneers in the Enfreaked European Landscape

Author: 
April Michelle Herndon
Reviewer: 
Lynn Rose

Rose on Herndon, 'Fat Blame: How the War on Obesity Victimizes Women and Children'

April Michelle Herndon. Fat Blame: How the War on Obesity Victimizes Women and Children. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2014. x + 203 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1965-8.

Reviewed by Lynn Rose (Professor Emerita of History) Published on H-Disability (October, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Fat Panic

Author: 
John Stewart
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey F. Reaume

Reaume on Stewart, 'Child Guidance in Britain, 1918-1955: The Dangerous Age of Childhood'

John Stewart. Child Guidance in Britain, 1918-1955: The Dangerous Age of Childhood. Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine Series. London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2013. 234 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84893-429-0.

Reviewed by Geoffrey F. Reaume (York University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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