Reviews

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)

Author: 
Connie L. Scarborough
Reviewer: 
Iona McCleery

McCleery on Scarborough, 'Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced'

Connie L. Scarborough. Viewing Disability in Medieval Spanish Texts: Disgraced or Graced. Premodern Health, Disease, and Disability Series. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017. 252 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-8964-875-4.

Reviewed by Iona McCleery (University of Leeds) Published on H-Disability (December, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Bianca Frohne Cordula Nolte, Uta Halle and Sonja Kerth, eds.
Reviewer: 
Will Rogers

Rogers on Cordula Nolte, 'Dis/Ability History Der Vormoderne: Premodern Dis/Ability History'

Bianca Frohne Cordula Nolte, Uta Halle and Sonja Kerth, eds. Dis/Ability History Der Vormoderne: Premodern Dis/Ability History. Affalterbach: Didymos-Verlag, 2017. 512 pp. EUR 58.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-939020-83-7.

Reviewed by Will Rogers (University of Louisiana, Munroe) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Melanie Yergeau
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Yergeau, 'Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness'

Melanie Yergeau. Authoring Autism: On Rhetoric and Neurological Queerness. Raleigh: Duke University Press Books, 2018. 312 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-7011-6; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-7020-8.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Georg August Universität, Göttingen) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Elizabeth Guffey
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Guffey, 'Designing Disability: Symbols, Space and Society'

Elizabeth Guffey. Designing Disability: Symbols, Space and Society. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018. Illustrations. 240 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-00427-6; $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-00428-3.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Heather H. Vacek
Reviewer: 
Corrine C. Bertram

Bertram on Vacek, 'Madness: American Protestant Responses to Mental Illness'

Heather H. Vacek. Madness: American Protestant Responses to Mental Illness. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2015. 283 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4813-0057-5.

Reviewed by Corrine C. Bertram (Shippensburg University) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50948

Author: 
Ilana Löwy
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Löwy, 'Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis'

Ilana Löwy. Imperfect Pregnancies: A History of Birth Defects and Prenatal Diagnosis. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. pp. (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-4214-2363-0.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Georg August Universität, Göttingen) Published on H-Disability (November, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Rembis

Rembis on Hanes and Brown and Hansen, 'The Routledge History of Disability'

Roy Hanes, Ivan Brown, Nancy E. Hansen, eds. The Routledge History of Disability. Routledge Histories Series. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017. 540 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-19357-4.

Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY)) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jessica L. Adler
Reviewer: 
Shu Wan

Wan on Adler, 'Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System'

Jessica L. Adler. Burdens of War: Creating the United States Veterans Health System. Reconfiguring American Political History Series. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. x + 353 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2287-9.

Reviewed by Shu Wan (University of Iowa) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Reja-e Busailah
Reviewer: 
Sandy M. Sufian

Sufian on Busailah, 'In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood'

Reja-e Busailah. In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood. Washington, DC: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2017. xx + 371 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88728-000-9.

Reviewed by Sandy M. Sufian (University of Illinois at Chicago) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

Author: 
Jennifer L. Lambe
Reviewer: 
Michael Murphy

Murphy on Lambe, 'Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History'

Jennifer L. Lambe. Madhouse: Psychiatry and Politics in Cuban History. Envisioning Cuba Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 344 pp. $32.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3102-8; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3101-1.

Reviewed by Michael Murphy (Mississippi State University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow)

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