Reviews

Author: 
Heather R. Perry
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Perry, 'Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany'

Heather R. Perry. Recycling the Disabled: Army, Medicine and Modernity in WWI Germany. Disability History Series. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2014. Illustrations. 240 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-8924-4.

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

Author: 
Andrew Scull
Reviewer: 
Morag Allan Campbell

Campbell on Scull, 'Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine'

Andrew Scull. Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. 448 pp. Illustrations. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-691-16615-5; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-691-17344-3.

Reviewed by Morag Allan Campbell (University of St Andrews) Published on H-Disability (November, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Waldschmidt and Berressem and Ingwersen, 'Culture-Theory-Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies'

Anne Waldschmidt, Hanjo Berressem, Moritz Ingwersen, eds. Culture-Theory-Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies. Disability Studies: Body - Power - Difference Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2017. 280 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2533-2.

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

Author: 
Marius Turda, ed.
Reviewer: 
Marion Schmidt

Schmidt on Turda, 'The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries'

Marius Turda, ed. The History of East-Central European Eugenics, 1900-1945: Sources and Commentaries. London: Bloomsbury, 2015. 656 pp. $176.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4725-3175-9.

Reviewed by Marion Schmidt (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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Author: 
Livio Pestilli
Reviewer: 
Tim Vermande

Vermande on Pestilli, 'Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era'

Livio Pestilli. Picturing the Lame in Italian Art from Antiquity to the Modern Era. New York: Routledge, 2016. xii + 182 pp. Illustrations. $149.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4724-6978-6.

Reviewed by Tim Vermande (The Art Institute of Indianapolis) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Douglas C. Baynton
Reviewer: 
Marjory Harper

Harper on Baynton, 'Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics'

Douglas C. Baynton. Defectives in the Land: Disability and Immigration in the Age of Eugenics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. 177 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-36416-2.

Reviewed by Marjory Harper (The Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies, The University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Disability (September, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Stephen E. Mawdsley
Reviewer: 
José Martinez-Pérez

Martinez-Pérez on Mawdsley, 'Selling Science: Polio and the Promise of Gamma Globulin'

Stephen E. Mawdsley. Selling Science: Polio and the Promise of Gamma Globulin. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine Series. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 232 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7439-4.

Reviewed by José Martinez-Pérez (University of Castilla-La Mancha) Published on H-Disability (August, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Emily Abel
Reviewer: 
Pamela L. Dale

Dale on Abel, 'Living in Death’s Shadow: Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss'

Emily Abel. Living in Death’s Shadow: Family Experiences of Terminal Care and Irreplaceable Loss. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. 184 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4214-2184-1.

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

Author: 
Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrea Zittlau

Zittlau on Kritsotaki and Long and Smith, 'Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World'

Despo Kritsotaki, Vicky Long, Matthew Smith, eds. Deinstitutionalisation and After: Post-War Psychiatry in the Western World. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 323 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-319-45359-0.

Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Kathryn Allan, ed.
Reviewer: 
Coreen McGuire

McGuire on Allan, 'Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure'

Kathryn Allan, ed. Disability in Science Fiction: Representations of Technology as Cure. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 217 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-34342-0.

Reviewed by Coreen McGuire (University of Leeds) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Laura D. Hirshbein
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Hirshbein, 'Smoking Privileges: Psychiatry, the Mentally Ill, and the Tobacco Industry in America'

Laura D. Hirshbein. Smoking Privileges: Psychiatry, the Mentally Ill, and the Tobacco Industry in America. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015. 228 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-6397-8.

Reviewed by M. Lynn Rose (American University of Iraq, Sulaimani) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Lennard J. Davis
Reviewer: 
Audra Jennings

Jennings on Davis, 'Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights'

Lennard J. Davis. Enabling Acts: The Hidden Story of How the Americans with Disabilities Act Gave the Largest US Minority Its Rights. Boston: Beacon Press, 2015. 296 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-7156-4.

Reviewed by Audra Jennings (Western Kentucky University) Published on H-Disability (July, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Eli Clare
Reviewer: 
Laurel Daen

Daen on Clare, 'Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure'

Eli Clare. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Durham: Duke University Press, 2017. 240 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-6287-6; $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-6276-0.

Reviewed by Laurel Daen (College of William & Mary) Published on H-Disability (June, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Tanja Reiffenrath
Reviewer: 
Travis Chi Wing Lau

Lau on Reiffenrath, 'Memoirs of Well-Being: Rewriting Discourses of Illness and Disability'

Tanja Reiffenrath. Memoirs of Well-Being: Rewriting Discourses of Illness and Disability. Body Cultures Series. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2016. pgs. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-3546-1.

Reviewed by Travis Chi Wing Lau (University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Disability (May, 2017) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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