Reviews

Author: 
Dagmar Herzog
Reviewer: 
Sebastian Weinert

Weinert on Herzog, 'Unlearning Eugenics: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Disability in Post-Nazi Europe'

Dagmar Herzog. Unlearning Eugenics: Sexuality, Reproduction, and Disability in Post-Nazi Europe. George L. Mosse Series in Modern European Cultural and Intellectual History. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. Illustrations. 176 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31920-5

Author: 
Lana Portolano
Reviewer: 
Tim Vermande

Vermande on Portolano, 'Be Opened!: The Catholic Church and Deaf Culture'

Lana Portolano. Be Opened!: The Catholic Church and Deaf Culture. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, 2021. 336 pp. $33.66 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8132-3339-0.

Reviewed by Tim Vermande (Disability Ministries at the United Methodist Church) Published on H-Disability (December, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Christopher McKee
Reviewer: 
John Casey

Casey on McKee, 'Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There'

Christopher McKee. Ungentle Goodnights: Life in a Home for Elderly and Disabled Naval Sailors and Marines and the Perilous Seafaring Careers That Brought Them There. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2018. Illustrations. 352 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59114-573-8

Author: 
Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, Rachel Adams
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Piepmeier and Estreich and Adams, 'Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome'

Alison Piepmeier, George Estreich, Rachel Adams. Unexpected: Parenting, Prenatal Testing, and Down Syndrome. New York: New York University Press, 2021. xxiv + 171 pp. $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-7995-3

Author: 
Susan Burch
Reviewer: 
Lauren Thompson

Thompson on Burch, 'Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions'

Susan Burch. Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions. Critical Indigeneities Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. 222 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6161-2

Author: 
Leo van Bergen
Reviewer: 
Charmaine Robson

Robson on Bergen, 'Uncertainty, Anxiety, Frugality: Dealing with Leprosy in the Dutch East Indies, 1816-1942'

Leo van Bergen. Uncertainty, Anxiety, Frugality: Dealing with Leprosy in the Dutch East Indies, 1816-1942. History of Medicine in Southeast Asia Series. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press, 2018. 316 pp. $36.00 (paper), ISBN 978-981-4722-83-4.

Reviewed by Charmaine Robson (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Disability (October, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Simon Jarrett
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey F. Reaume

Reaume on Jarrett, 'Those They Called Idiots: The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day'

Simon Jarrett. Those They Called Idiots: The Idea of the Disabled Mind from 1700 to the Present Day. London: Reaktion Books, 2020. 304 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78914-301-0

Reviewed by Geoffrey F. Reaume (York University, Toronto) Published on H-Disability (October, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Marty Fink
Reviewer: 
Jessie Hewitt

Hewitt on Fink, 'Forget Burial: HIV Kinship, Disability, and Queer/Trans Narratives of Care'

Marty Fink. Forget Burial: HIV Kinship, Disability, and Queer/Trans Narratives of Care. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2020. 214 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-978813-76-2.

Reviewed by Jessie Hewitt (University of Redlands) Published on H-Disability (October, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Millett-Gallant and Howie, 'Disability and Art History'

Ann Millett-Gallant, Elizabeth Howie, eds. Disability and Art History. Interdisciplinary Disability Studies Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. Illustrations. 218 pp. $49.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8153-9213-2

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (August, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Bess Williamson, Elizabeth E. Guffey, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elsbeth Bösl

Bösl on Williamson and Guffey, 'Making Disability Modern: Design Histories'

Bess Williamson, Elizabeth E. Guffey, eds. Making Disability Modern: Design Histories. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020. 264 pp. Ill. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-07042-4.

Reviewed by Elsbeth Bösl (Universität der Bundeswehr München) Published on H-Disability (August, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Nidhi Singal, Paul Lynch, Shruti Taneja Johansson, eds.
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Singal and Lynch and Johansson, 'Education and Disability in the Global South: New Perspectives from Africa and Asia'

Nidhi Singal, Paul Lynch, Shruti Taneja Johansson, eds. Education and Disability in the Global South: New Perspectives from Africa and Asia. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. Illustrations. xv + 322 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-9120-0

Author: 
Åsa Jansson
Reviewer: 
Lynsey Cullen

Cullen on Jansson, 'From Melancholia to Depression: Disordered Mood in Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry'

Åsa Jansson. From Melancholia to Depression: Disordered Mood in Nineteenth-Century Psychiatry. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021. 249 pp. $59.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-54801-8.

Reviewed by Lynsey Cullen (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Disability (July, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Kirsti Bohata, Alexandra Jones, Mike Mantin, Steven Thompson
Reviewer: 
Vicky Long

Long on Bohata and Jones and Mantin and Thompson, 'Disability in Industrial Britain: A Cultural and Literary History of Impairment in the Coal Industry, 1880-1948'

Kirsti Bohata, Alexandra Jones, Mike Mantin, Steven Thompson. Disability in Industrial Britain: A Cultural and Literary History of Impairment in the Coal Industry, 1880-1948. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020. Illustrations. 320 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-2431-9

Author: 
Jessie Hewitt
Reviewer: 
Morag Allan Campbell

Campbell on Hewitt, 'Institutionalizing Gender: Madness, the Family, and Psychiatric Power in Nineteenth-Century France'

Jessie Hewitt. Institutionalizing Gender: Madness, the Family, and Psychiatric Power in Nineteenth-Century France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2020. 252 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-5331-2.

Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (June, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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