Reviews

Author: 
Julie Avril Minich
Reviewer: 
Dustin Galer

Galer on Minich, 'Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico'

Julie Avril Minich. Accessible Citizenships: Disability, Nation, and the Cultural Politics of Greater Mexico. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. 241 pp. $84.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-1069-6.

Reviewed by Dustin Galer (University of Toronto) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, Elizabeth J. Donaldson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Emmeline Burdett

Burdett on Bolt and Rodas and Donaldson, 'The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre, Discourse, Disability'

David Bolt, Julia Miele Rodas, Elizabeth J. Donaldson, eds. The Madwoman and the Blindman: Jane Eyre, Discourse, Disability. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2012. 208 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8142-1196-0.

Reviewed by Emmeline Burdett (University College London) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Mel Y. Chen
Reviewer: 
Erin Kingsley

Kingsley on Chen, 'Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect'

Mel Y. Chen. Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect. Perverse Modernities Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. xi + 297 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5254-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5272-3.

Reviewed by Erin Kingsley (University of Colorado at Boulder) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Stitching Together Life

Author: 
Anna Kérchy, Andrea Zittlau, eds.
Reviewer: 
M. Lynn Rose

Rose on Kérchy and Zittlau, 'Exploring the Cultural History of Continental European Freak Shows and 'Enfreakment''

Anna Kérchy, Andrea Zittlau, eds. Exploring the Cultural History of Continental European Freak Shows and 'Enfreakment'. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. Illustrations. 297 pp. $75.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4438-4134-4.

Reviewed by M. Lynn Rose (Truman State University) Published on H-Disability (December, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Pioneers in the Enfreaked European Landscape

Author: 
April Michelle Herndon
Reviewer: 
Lynn Rose

Rose on Herndon, 'Fat Blame: How the War on Obesity Victimizes Women and Children'

April Michelle Herndon. Fat Blame: How the War on Obesity Victimizes Women and Children. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2014. x + 203 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1965-8.

Reviewed by Lynn Rose (Professor Emerita of History) Published on H-Disability (October, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Fat Panic

Author: 
John Stewart
Reviewer: 
Geoffrey F. Reaume

Reaume on Stewart, 'Child Guidance in Britain, 1918-1955: The Dangerous Age of Childhood'

John Stewart. Child Guidance in Britain, 1918-1955: The Dangerous Age of Childhood. Studies for the Society for the Social History of Medicine Series. London: Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2013. 234 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84893-429-0.

Reviewed by Geoffrey F. Reaume (York University) Published on H-Disability (October, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Robert McRuer, Anna Mollow, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nina Mackert

Mackert on McRuer and Mollow, 'Sex and Disability'

Robert McRuer, Anna Mollow, eds. Sex and Disability. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. xi + 417 pp. $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5140-5; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5154-2.

Reviewed by Nina Mackert (Universität Erfurt) Published on H-Disability (September, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Lisa M. Hermsen
Reviewer: 
Lynn Rose

Rose on Hermsen, 'Manic Minds: Mania's Mad History and Its Neuro-Future'

Lisa M. Hermsen. Manic Minds: Mania's Mad History and Its Neuro-Future. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2011. Illustrations. xiii + 154 pp. $69.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-5157-9; $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-5158-6.

Reviewed by Lynn Rose (Truman State University) Published on H-Disability (August, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Multiplicities of Mania

Author: 
Gerda Engelbracht and Andrea Hauser
Reviewer: 
Elsbeth Bösl

Bösl on Gerda Engelbracht and Andrea Hauser, 'Mitten in Hamburg: Die Alsterdorfer Anstalten 1945-1979'

Gerda Engelbracht and Andrea Hauser. Mitten in Hamburg: Die Alsterdorfer Anstalten 1945-1979. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2013. 328 pp. EUR 19.90 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-17-023395-9.

Reviewed by Elsbeth Bösl (Zentralinstitut für Geschichte der Technik TU München) Published on H-Disability (August, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

A New Trend in German Institution Historiography

Author: 
Ava Chamberlain
Reviewer: 
Kim Nielsen

Nielsen on Chamberlain, 'The Notorious Elizabeth Tuttle: Marriage, Murder, and Madness in the Family of Jonathan Edwards'

Ava Chamberlain. The Notorious Elizabeth Tuttle: Marriage, Murder, and Madness in the Family of Jonathan Edwards. North American Religions Series. New York: New York University Press, 2012. xiii + 257 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-2372-2.

Reviewed by Kim Nielsen (University of Toledo) Published on H-Disability (August, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Ylva Söderfeldt
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Scales

Scales on Söderfeldt, 'From Pathology to Public Sphere: The German Deaf Movement 1848–1914'

Ylva Söderfeldt. From Pathology to Public Sphere: The German Deaf Movement 1848–1914. Disability Studies: Body-Power-Difference Series. Bielefeld: Transcript - Verlag für Kommunikation, Kultur und soziale Praxis, 2013. 315 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8376-2119-8.

Reviewed by Rebecca Scales (Rochester Institute of Technology) Published on H-Disability (July, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Havi Carel, Rachel Valerie Cooper, eds.
Reviewer: 
Hannah Tweed

Tweed on Carel and Cooper, 'Health, Illness, and Disease: Philosophical Essays'

Havi Carel, Rachel Valerie Cooper, eds. Health, Illness, and Disease: Philosophical Essays. Durham: Acumen, 2013. xi + 255 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84465-543-4.

Reviewed by Hannah Tweed (University of Glasgow) Published on H-Disability (July, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Andrew T. Scull
Reviewer: 
Jordan Piper

Piper on Scull, 'Madness: A Very Short Introduction'

Andrew T. Scull. Madness: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xvi + 134 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-960803-4.

Reviewed by Jordan Piper (Leeds Trinity and All Saints College) Published on H-Disability (June, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Jeffrey A. Brune, Daniel J. Wilson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Celeste Tường Vy Sharpe

Sharpe on Brune and Wilson, 'Disability and Passing: Blurring the Lines of Identity'

Jeffrey A. Brune, Daniel J. Wilson, eds. Disability and Passing: Blurring the Lines of Identity. Phildalphia: Temple University Press, 2013. vi + 206 pp. $84.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-0979-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4399-0980-5.

Reviewed by Celeste Tường Vy Sharpe (George Mason University) Published on H-Disability (June, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

Author: 
Irina Metzler
Reviewer: 
Winston Black

Black on Irina Metzler, 'A Social History of Disability in the Middle Ages'

Irina Metzler. A Social History of Disability in the Middle Ages. New York: Routledge, 2013. 346 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-82259-6.

Reviewed by Winston Black (University of Tennessee) Published on H-Disability (June, 2014) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison

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