Reviews

Author: 
Christian Laes, ed,
Reviewer: 
Patricia Clark

Clark on Laes, 'Disability in Antiquity'

Christian Laes, ed,. Disability in Antiquity. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016. xvi + 490 pp. $240.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-81485-1.

Reviewed by Patricia Clark (University of Victoria) Published on H-Disability (June, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53427

Author: 
Larry M. Logue, Peter Blanck
Reviewer: 
James Marten

Marten on Logue and Blanck, 'Heavy Laden: Union Veterans, Psychological Illness, and Suicide'

Larry M. Logue, Peter Blanck. Heavy Laden: Union Veterans, Psychological Illness, and Suicide. Cambridge Disability Law and Policy Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 278 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-107-13349-5.

Reviewed by James Marten (Marquette University) Published on H-Disability (May, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Aimi Hamraie
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Hamraie, 'Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability'

Aimi Hamraie. Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017. 336 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0164-6.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (May, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54095

Author: 
Adam Montgomery
Reviewer: 
John Casey

Casey on Montgomery, 'The Invisible Injured: Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan'

Adam Montgomery. The Invisible Injured: Psychological Trauma in the Canadian Military from the First World War to Afghanistan. McGill-Queen’s/Associated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society Series. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2017. 352 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-4995-1.

Reviewed by John Casey (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Disability (April, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Gerard Goggin, Linda Steele, Jessica Robyn Cadwallader, eds.
Reviewer: 
Lisa Beckmann

Beckmann on Goggin and Steele and Cadwallader, 'Normality and Disability: Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture'

Gerard Goggin, Linda Steele, Jessica Robyn Cadwallader, eds. Normality and Disability: Intersections among Norms, Law, and Culture. New York: Routledge, 2017. x + 163 pp. $140.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-30248-8.

Reviewed by Lisa Beckmann (Justus-Liebig-Universitaet Giessen) Published on H-Disability (April, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Peter Cryle, Elizabeth Stephens
Reviewer: 
Verusca Calabria

Calabria on Cryle and Stephens, 'Normality: A Critical Genealogy'

Peter Cryle, Elizabeth Stephens. Normality: A Critical Genealogy. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2017. 440 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-48386-3; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-48405-1.

Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Disability (April, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Elizabeth J. Donaldson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Susan Anderson

Anderson on Donaldson, 'Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health'

Elizabeth J. Donaldson, ed. Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health. Literary Disability Studies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. 242 pp. $119.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-92665-0.

Reviewed by Susan Anderson (Sheffield Hallam University) Published on H-Disability (April, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Asha Hans, ed.
Reviewer: 
Shubhangi G. Mehrotra

Mehrotra on Hans, 'Disability, Gender, and the Trajectories of Power'

Asha Hans, ed. Disability, Gender, and the Trajectories of Power. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2015. 292 pp. $16.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-93-5150123-7.

Reviewed by Shubhangi G. Mehrotra (University at Buffalo SUNY) Published on H-Disability (April, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53123

Author: 
Diane Miller Sommerville
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Sommerville, 'Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South'

Diane Miller Sommerville. Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 448 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4356-4; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4330-4.

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (March, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Michael Rembis, Catherine Kudlick, Kim E. Nielsen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Rembis and Kudlick and Nielsen, 'The Oxford Handbook of Disability History'

Michael Rembis, Catherine Kudlick, Kim E. Nielsen, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Disability History. Oxford Handbooks Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 552 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-023495-9.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (March, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Dustin Galer
Reviewer: 
Jason Ellis

Ellis on Galer, 'Working towards Equity: Disability Rights Activism and Employment in Late Twentieth-Century Canada'

Dustin Galer. Working towards Equity: Disability Rights Activism and Employment in Late Twentieth-Century Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 328 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4875-2130-1; $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0131-0.

Reviewed by Jason Ellis (University of British Columbia) Published on H-Disability (February, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, Tim Stainton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Ian Miller

Miller on McDonagh and Goodey and Stainton, 'Intellectual Disability: A Conceptual History, 1200-1900'

Patrick McDonagh, C. F. Goodey, Tim Stainton, eds. Intellectual Disability: A Conceptual History, 1200-1900. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 296 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-2531-6.

Reviewed by Ian Miller (University of Ulster) Published on H-Disability (January, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Teodor Mladenov
Reviewer: 
Magdalena Zdrodowska

Zdrodowska on Mladenov, 'Disability and Postsocialism'

Teodor Mladenov. Disability and Postsocialism. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017. 122 pp. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-23446-8.

Reviewed by Magdalena Zdrodowska (Uniwersytet Jagielloński / Jagiellonian University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53575

Author: 
Susan A. Ashley
Reviewer: 
Jessie Hewitt

Hewitt on Ashley, '"Misfits" in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy: Anatomies of Difference'

Susan A. Ashley. "Misfits" in Fin-de-Siècle France and Italy: Anatomies of Difference. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 312 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-01339-1.

Reviewed by Jessie Hewitt (University of Redlands) Published on H-Disability (January, 2019) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52790

Author: 
Edna Edith Sayers
Reviewer: 
Holly Caldwell

Caldwell on Sayers, 'The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet'

Edna Edith Sayers. The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet. Lebanon: ForeEdge, 2017. 328 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5126-0051-3.

Reviewed by Holly Caldwell (Chestnut Hill College) Published on H-Disability (December, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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