Reviews

Author: 
Vicky Long
Reviewer: 
Verusca Calabria

Calabria on Long, 'Destigmatising Mental Illness'


Vicky Long. Destigmatising Mental Illness. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. 288 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8581-9.

Reviewed by Verusca Calabria (Nottingham Trent University)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Adam Cohen
Reviewer: 
Lauren Thompson

Thompson on Cohen, 'Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck'


Adam Cohen. Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck. New York: Penguin Press, 2016. 416 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59420-418-0.

Reviewed by Lauren Thompson (Georgia State University)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, Chris Williams, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sarah Handley-Cousins

Handley-Cousins on Seed and Kenny and Williams, 'Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War'


David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, Chris Williams, eds. Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015. Illustrations. 240 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78138-250-9.

Reviewed by Sarah Handley-Cousins (University at Buffalo SUNY)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Ruthie-Marie Beckwith
Reviewer: 
Gareth Millward

Millward on Beckwith, 'Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty'


Ruthie-Marie Beckwith. Disability Servitude: From Peonage to Poverty. New Yoro: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 184 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-54030-0.

Reviewed by Gareth Millward (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Published on H-Disability (May, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Audra Jennings
Reviewer: 
Beth Linker

Linker on Jennings, 'Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America'


Audra Jennings. Out of the Horrors of War: Disability Politics in World War II America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016. 296 pp. 55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4851-7.

Reviewed by Beth Linker (University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Sara Newman
Reviewer: 
Jane Buckingham

Buckingham on Newman, 'Writing Disability: A Critical History'


Sara Newman. Writing Disability: A Critical History. Disability in Society Series. Boulder: FirstForumPress, 2013. vii + 207 pp. $62.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-935049-54-8.

Reviewed by Jane Buckingham (University of Canterbury)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Matthew Warner Osborn
Reviewer: 
Iain Smith

Smith on Osborn, 'Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic'


Matthew Warner Osborn. Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 280 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-09989-7.

Reviewed by Iain Smith (Gartnavel Royal Hospital)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Sonya Freeman Loftis
Reviewer: 
Paula Hellal

Hellal on Loftis, 'Imagining Autism: Fiction and Stereotypes on the Spectrum'


Sonya Freeman Loftis. Imagining Autism: Fiction and Stereotypes on the Spectrum. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 208 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-01800-7.

Reviewed by Paula Hellal (Birkbeck University of London)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Laure Murat
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey F. Reaume

Reaume on Murat, 'The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon'


Laure Murat. The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014. 304 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-02573-5.

Reviewed by Geoffrey F. Reaume (York University, Toronto)
Published on H-Disability (April, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jameel Hampton
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Hampton, 'Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-1979'


Jameel Hampton. Disability and the Welfare State in Britain: Changes in Perception and Policy 1948-1979. Bristol: Policy Press, 2016. 272 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4473-1642-8.

Reviewed by Pamela L. Dale (University of Exeter)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Susanne C. Knittel
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Knittel, 'The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory'


Susanne C. Knittel. The Historical Uncanny: Disability, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Holocaust Memory. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. xii + 350 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-6278-6.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Marjory Harper, ed.
Reviewer: 
Penny L. Richards

Richards on Harper, 'Migration and Mental Health: Past and Present'


Marjory Harper, ed. Migration and Mental Health: Past and Present. Mental Health in Historical Perspective Series. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 280 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-52967-1.

Reviewed by Penny L. Richards (UCLA Center for the Study of Women)
Published on H-Disability (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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