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 Read more at H-Disability.
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 Read more at H-Disability.
The Disability History Association (DHA) is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to the historical study and teaching of disability across all time periods and contexts. The DHA offers its members a community of active and interesting historians building a vibrant field of study. Members also enjoy access to our resources page, which includes our newsletters,… Continue Reading Disability History Association Seeks Members for Several Positions
The Disability History Association (DHA) seeks a volunteer, part-time communications intern. The intern will assist with updating and making our organization’s website fully accessible as well as creating and monitoring a social media presence. All qualified individuals are welcome to apply, including undergraduate students. Familiarity with disability communities and disability history is a plus. This… Continue Reading Disability History Association Communications Internship
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 Read more at H-Disability.