Review of Pearl by Zittlau

Sharrona Pearl. Face/On: Face Transplants and the Ethics of the Other. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017. 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-46136-6; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-46122-9.   Reviewed by Andrea Zittlau (Universität Rostock) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50717 Let’s Not Reimagine: Debating Debates about the Necessity of Face Transplants Sharrona Pearl’s book Face/On looks at… Continue Reading Review of Pearl by Zittlau

Review of Borsay and Dale ‘Mental Health Nursing’

Anne Borsay, Pamela Dale, eds. Mental Health Nursing: The Working Lives of Paid Carers in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015. 288 pp. GBP 70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-9693-8. Reviewed by Alice Brumby (University of Huddersfield) Published on H–Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=52057 Professor Anne Borsay, one of the two… Continue Reading Review of Borsay and Dale ‘Mental Health Nursing’

Review of Snelders ‘Leprosy and Colonialism’

Stephen Snelders. Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule, 1750–1950. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2017. 264 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5261-1299-6. Reviewed by Charmaine Robson (University of New South Wales) Published on H-Disability (April, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50570 Leprosy and Colonialism: Suriname under Dutch Rule 1750-1950 makes a welcome addition to the substantial, but… Continue Reading Review of Snelders ‘Leprosy and Colonialism’

Review of Eghigian’s The Routledge History of Madness and Mental health, New York: Routledge, 2017

Greg Eghigian, ed. The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health. Routledge Histories Series. New York: Routledge, 2017. 404 pp. $225.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138- 78160-3. Reviewed by Michael Rembis (University at Buffalo (SUNY)) Published on H-Disability (February, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison With the publication of two important edited an- thologies, Mad Matters: A… Continue Reading Review of Eghigian’s The Routledge History of Madness and Mental health, New York: Routledge, 2017

Alphin Jr on Jarman and Monaghan and Harkin, ‘Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability’

Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, Alison Quaggin Harkin, eds. Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2017. 286 pp. $94.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4399-1387-1. Reviewed by Henry C. Alphin Jr (Drexel University) Published on H-Disability (March, 2018) Commissioned by Iain C. Hutchison (University of Glasgow) Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=49559 Michelle Jarman, Leila Monaghan, and Alison Quaggin Harkin provide a wondrous… Continue Reading Alphin Jr on Jarman and Monaghan and Harkin, ‘Barriers and Belonging: Personal Narratives of Disability’