Reviews

Author: 
Ulf Hedberg, Harlan Lane
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Hedberg and Lane, 'Elements of French Deaf Heritage'

Ulf Hedberg, Harlan Lane. Elements of French Deaf Heritage. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2019. Illustrations, tables. 222 pp. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-944838-56-0

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Georg August Universität, Göttingen) Published on H-Disability (January, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Liat Ben-Moshe
Reviewer: 
Ian Miller

Miller on Ben-Moshe, 'Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition'

Liat Ben-Moshe. Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2020. Illustrations. xiii + 349 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5179-0443-2.

Reviewed by Ian Miller (Ulster University) Published on H-Disability (January, 2021) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy
Reviewer: 
Dea Boster

Boster on Hunt-Kennedy, 'Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean'

Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean. Disability Histories Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020. Illustrations. 244 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08506-2; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04319-2.

Reviewed by Dea Boster (Columbus State Community College) Published on H-Disability (December, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
David Pettinicchio
Reviewer: 
Allison Carey

Carey on Pettinicchio, 'Politics of Empowerment: Disability Rights and the Cycle of American Policy Reform'

David Pettinicchio. Politics of Empowerment: Disability Rights and the Cycle of American Policy Reform. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2019. xviii + 255 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5036-0976-1; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5036-0087-4. 

Author: 
Petteri Pietikäinen, Jesper Vaczy Kragh, eds.
Reviewer: 
Anna Derksen

Derksen on Pietikäinen and Kragh, 'Social Class and Mental Illness in Northern Europe'

Petteri Pietikäinen, Jesper Vaczy Kragh, eds. Social Class and Mental Illness in Northern Europe. Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine Series. London: Routledge, 2019. 228 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-36169-0

Author: 
Diana Peschier
Reviewer: 
Travis Chi Wing Lau

Lau on Peschier, 'Lost Souls: Women, Religion and Mental Illness in the Victorian Asylum'

Diana Peschier. Lost Souls: Women, Religion and Mental Illness in the Victorian Asylum. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019. 233 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78831-807-5.

Reviewed by Travis Chi Wing Lau (Kenyon College) Published on H-Disability (October, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55318

Author: 
Victoria Freeman
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Freeman, 'A World without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference'

Victoria Freeman. A World without Martha: A Memoir of Sisters, Disability, and Difference. Vancouver: Purich Books, 2019. Illustrations. x + 316 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7748-8040-4

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (October, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Steven J. Taylor, Alice Brumby, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Taylor and Brumby, 'Healthy Minds in the Twentieth Century: In and Beyond the Asylum'

Steven J. Taylor, Alice Brumby, eds. Healthy Minds in the Twentieth Century: In and Beyond the Asylum. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 274 pp. $31.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-030-27274-6

Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter) Published on H-Disability (October, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Verusca Calabria

Calabria on Kritsotaki and Long and Smith, 'Preventing Mental Illness: Past, Present and Future'

Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Preventing Mental Illness: Past, Present and Future. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. 304 pp. $84.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-98698-2.

Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Claire L. Shaw
Reviewer: 
José Alaniz

Alaniz on Shaw, 'Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991'

Claire L. Shaw. Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017. 310 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5017-1366-8.

Reviewed by José Alaniz (University of Washington) Published on H-Disability (September, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55076

Author: 
Judith E. Heumann
Reviewer: 
Daniel J. Wilson

Wilson on Heumann, 'Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist'

Judith E. Heumann. Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist. Boston: Beacon Press, 2020. 240 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-1929-0

Reviewed by Daniel J. Wilson (Muhlenberg College) Published on H-Disability (July, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Aroop Mangalik
Reviewer: 
Leah Samples

Samples on Mangalik, 'Dealing with Doctors, Denial and Death'

Aroop Mangalik. Dealing with Doctors, Denial and Death. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 274 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5381-2338-6.

Reviewed by Leah Samples (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Disability (June, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=51027

Author: 
Naomi Malone
Reviewer: 
Martin Atherton

Atherton on Malone, 'A Constant Struggle: Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II'

Naomi Malone. A Constant Struggle: Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II. Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 2019. 240 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-944838-49-2

Reviewed by Martin Atherton (Independent scholar) Published on H-Disability (June, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jay Dolmage
Reviewer: 
Michelle Jarman

Jarman on Dolmage, 'Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education'

Jay Dolmage. Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017. 254 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-05371-1.

Reviewed by Michelle Jarman (University of Wyoming) Published on H-Disability (June, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52325

Author: 
James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir.
Reviewer: 
Neil Dhingra

Dhingra on Lebrecht and Newnham, 'Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution'

James Lebrecht, Nicole Newnham, dir. Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution. Chicago: Higher Ground Productions, 2020. 106 mins.

Reviewed by Neil Dhingra (University of Maryland) Published on H-Disability (May, 2020) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=55249

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